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Camp Catch-Up spotlight: Seeking staff

In our last blog post, we told you about Camp Catch-Up, a special place where siblings who are separated by foster care placement can spend a weekend together canoeing, hiking, trying ropes courses, and more – all while rekindling their connections

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Camp Catch-Up spotlight: Calling all campers

Have you heard of Camp Catch-Up? It’s a special place where siblings who are separated by foster care placement can spend a weekend together canoeing, hiking, trying ropes courses, and more – all while rekindling their connections with each other.

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Blankets for Camp Catch-Up

Are we really thinking about summer camp before Thanksgiving even hits? Um, yes. It’s a tradition to give each camper at Camp Catch-Up their very own homemade blanket to keep them warm at camp and take home as a keepsake.

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Why you should volunteer for Camp Catch Up in August

By Mary Kate Gulick, Content Manager I had my first Camp Catch Up experience in June. The truth is, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect going in. And I was terrified the kids I was assigned to wouldn’t like

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Two sisters. One great weekend at Camp Catch-Up

This weekend, Rivercrest Camp hosted Camp Catch-Up. This unique camp reunites brothers and sisters who have been separated by foster care or adoptive placements. Tiffany Cheval and her biological sister Kayli Naeve have attended the camp for the last few

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My Weekend at Camp

By Amy West, Nebraska Appleseed This blog post was originally published at the Nebraska Appleseed Blog in July 2012 and is reproduced here permission from the author. “So, what did you do this weekend?” Usually, I don’t have a great answer

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