Established in 1928, Jameson Camp (INDIANA) enriches the lives of Indiana youth by inspiring them to discover their strengths. We are year-round youth serving agency fostering positive youth development. In order to fulfill our mission, we offer a variety of youth programs including residential summer camp, youth leadership, outdoor education, and challenge course/teambuilding programs. Our tagline is “Get Outside. Grow Inside.” because the children in our programs are outside and active, and gaining important social and leadership skills. We primarily serve low-income children and are specially equipped to serve children with minor social, emotional, or behavioral challenges.
Jameson Camp offers a specialized camp session called Tataya Mato for children ages 7-17 who are affected by HIV/AIDS. This is the only camp in Indiana that has session dedicated to youth impacted by HIV/AIDS. The summer of 2015 will mark the 21st year for this unique program which impact about 70 children and their families through a fun-filled, welcoming and rich experience that is free of cost to the families. The children have the opportunity to discover their inner strengths and cultivate a positive self-image while making new friends.
How the Money Will Be Used
In 2016, the Tony’s Crew Award was for $5,000.
In 2015, the TSF Grant Accelerator Award of $7,500 will provide financial support to cover camp fees for Tataya Mato – an 8 day/7 night camp for children ages 7-17 affected by HIV/AIDS. Campers enjoy traditional programs along with reinforcing important life skills such as teamwork & respect for others.
In 2014, the TSF Grant Accelerator Award of $10,000 was be used to support the Tataya Mato Children’s Camp.