Mission: The corporation is organized exclusively for charitable purposes. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the purposes of the corporation are: (a) to provide summer camp scholarship funds for children in need between the ages of seven and fifteen; (b) to render financial assistance to caregivers so that children can take part in summer camp activities at camp kupugani, leaf river, illinois; (c) in furtherance of the foregoing, to request, receive, hold and utilize funds, appropriations for grants made available for such purposes by local, county, state or federal government agency, and to request, receive, hold and utilize contributions, gifts or grants made available for such purposes by any private individual, organization, corporation or foundation
Programs: In 2017, we raised funds to provide financial assistance to campers/families in need. From our past 11 years of parent surveys: 99% of respondents would recommend our program to friends. From our 2017 surveys, overwhelming majorities of parents noted improvement in: acknowledgment & appreciation of diversity, conflict resolution skills, personal growth / self confidence, positive self image and empowerment, interpersonal relationships, teamwork, and leadership skills.