Mission: To provide food in the summer to children from lower income families and also to provide a free summer enrichment camp to children who would not otherwise be able to attend summer camp.
Programs: Summer camp and food service program for local youth under the age of 18. Four weeks of art, music, games, crafts, sports, cooking, and field trips. Also includes an intern program for teens, giving them their first job experience as junior counselors or culinary workers with daily coaching to support the development of leadership skills and improve self-confidence and self-esteem. Special emphasis on identifying strengths and strength improvement.
My youngest daughter (12) attended OCCC last year and my oldest (14) was a intern counselor. For both kids it was an amazing experience. They both came home each day with smiles on their faces and each day kept them busy and happy (and most days, worn out). It's an old fashioned camp that focuses on games, social connection, creativity and physical activity. My kids felt at home there and I look forward to sending them again next year.