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3834 Cherry Plum Drive
Colorado Springs
Colorado 80920
USA
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Target demographics: The Knights of Heroes program is available to boys and girls who have lost their fathers in miilitary service. It is important that these children share a common bond, so the following eligibility criteria have been established:

Father was Active Duty, Reserve or National Guard

Father was the legal guardian of the child applying for camp

Mother is not remarried at the start of the child's first year at camp

Minimum age - children must be 11 years old or have completed the 5th grade

Direct beneficiaries per year: It varies each year

Geographic areas served: Participants come from all over the world

Mission:
Knights of Heroes empowers children who have lost their fathers during military service by providing positive adult mentorship, character development, and lasting friendships forged during an annual wilderness adventure camp. KOH hosts families with common losses allowing them to share experiences and build relationships while increasing public awareness and ensuring that families with losses are not forgotten with the passage of time.
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08/23/13
This was my first year. I could never have understood the true impacts of warfare on military families without having been part of this incredible program. Some of my one-on-one conversations during the week were more intense than I could have ever imagined - it is clearly evident these boys are ... more »
08/17/13
As a mentor, this has been a life changing experience for me. There is no better way to honor our heroes than to care for their children. These kids are amazing! I am so thankful for the opportunity to be a part of Knights of Heroes! I can't wait until next year... more »
08/15/13
This is my 7th year supporting this great organization. I have had the pleasure of watching young men enter our program and find a sene of fulfilment and purpose as they step through our basic and "high adventure" programs. I have watched them build life long frenships with others in their same ... more »
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