In this program uniquely geared to teens, ages 16-19, who are preparing to transition out of foster care, they enjoy plenty of regular camp activities while learning valuable life skills to help equip them for a promising future.
Young people in this age group are either on the brink of aging out of foster care or have recently done so, and they’re profoundly aware of the odds against them as they prepare for life on their own.
We continue to maintain the 2:1 camper-to-staff ratio from T.R.A.C. and all the fun activities, but also integrate classes to help older teens prepare for independent living. Our hope is to better equip each individual to claim the life they deserve and are willing to pursue.
We encourage them to stay on track despite all the distractions that can take them off course like drugs, gangs, crime, and
teen pregnancy. We encourage them to focus on their goals because God has a better plan for their lives.
Our goal is for every young person aging out of foster care to either attend college, trade school, or join the military, or be able to
transition into a sustainable job. The result is promising: in a recent camp, 11 teens aged out of foster care in our program; seven
of them (well over 60%) are currently enrolled in a local college!