Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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May 14, 2013

Salvation Army Summer Day Camp Registration Extended

The Salvation Army School of Music and Arts Day Camp still accepting applications

Chattanooga, TN – Making crafts, singing songs, swimming, outings – some of our fondest childhood memories come from summer camp. The Salvation Army located at 1019 North Moore Road  offer these and more this summer! The Salvation Army School of Music and Arts Day Camp is a three week music day camp beginning Tuesday, May, 28 - ending, Friday, June 14 and offers professional music instruction, along with crafts, outings and more! Registration for this camp has been extended until the first day of camp!

"Time spent at camp can be a life-changing experience for kids," explains Lieutenant Monica Horton, Citadel Salvation Army Officer. "Learning music while at camp is a plus and can instill feelings of self-worth, bring new experiences and offer hope for the future."

The camp costs $50 per camper, per week to attend. To sponsor a child or to register visit www.csarmy.org . For more information contact Kimberly George at 423-756-1023  or Kimberly_George@uss.salvationarmy.org .

The Chattanooga Salvation Army School of Music & Art was founded in 2001 to serve as a center for providing discipline, encouraging leadership and enhancing the readiness to learn of low income, high-risk students in the Brainerd Community. The school teaches selected music and art skills and provides activities, resources and incentives that motivate and guide each young person to achieve success now and in the future.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

For more information, go to SalvationArmyUSA.org