Royal Family KIDS - Columbus
Category: Youth & Recreation

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Royal Family KIDS Camp - Columbus

Organization Profile

Royal Family KIDS - Columbus is an all volunteer non-profit organization that exists to provide life changing moments for children of abuse through our summer camp and mentoring club during the school year. We strive to treat people royally, keep moving forward and make moments matter. Our organization is designed specifically for children of abuse ages 6-12 years old. Royal Family KIDS Camp - Columbus has been in existence for 11 years and Royal Family KIDS Club - Columbus has been in existence for 2 years.

Project Description

Hope, help and summer camp fun for foster kids from the Columbus area! Highland Park Church in Columbus, NE has been privileged to sponsor a Royal Family KIDS Camp every summer since 2008. Jonathan and Cristine Niles are our camp directors. They have joyfully served at camp since helping to launch it 11 years ago. Our volunteers love serving at this camp! Counselors and support staff return year after year. College students, moms and dads, retired couples – all types of people find joy in serving these precious children. Royal Family KIDS Camp has a camper-to-counselor ratio of 2:1 with at least 20 additional support staff. Activities are purposefully designed to be non-competitive and non-threatening while allowing children to experience success. God’s love is modeled consistently, through the games, sports, activity centers, Bible stories, drama and quiet times the campers share with their counselors. There are strict policies for behavior of Campers, Counselors and Staff which assure that there is never an opportunity for an unsafe or questionable situation. Additionally, several strict and important measures are taken to ensure the camps are safe for the children. The campsite itself has been especially selected to provide a safe, fun place for the camp experience.