That’s a wrap for Camp Hope 2023. We held 10 camps this summer, reaching over 300 kids! A big thank you to our church and school hosts who provided a wonderful environment to help children focus on healthy choices, life skill development, character building, and community. Campers learned to prepare their own meals, participate in Read More
Since 2005, Camp Hope has been making an impact on hundreds of Parker County kids. Each year, over 300 campers experience faith, fun, and friendships right in their own community. One of the greatest benefits for camp attendees is their interaction with volunteers. These dedicated individuals brave the summer heat to mentor and support the Read More
Nine years after holding their first Camp Hope, a team of volunteers from Aledo United Methodist Church are still going strong as they minister to the community of Oak Hill Mobile Home Park. Longtime Camp Leader, Trudy Smith, spent a day passing out flyers to residents. After knocking on one particular door, a young man Read More
The local body of Christ continues to make an impact on the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of children in Parker County through Camp Hope. Eight churches hosted nine different fun-packed, Christ-centered summer camps throughout Parker County neighborhoods this year, impacting 239 kids in June. Over the years, some of the same children, families and Read More
*Updated 8/10/2020 Camp Hope, our summer program for kids, has continued to press on to minister to families and children, even if that has looked a little different this year. Through the partnership with 8 of our Churches of Hope and other organizations like Cook Children’s Hospital, we have been able to share the love Read More
We wrapped up Camp Hope 2019 in July in 11 different locations throughout Parker County this year! The numbers below are just a glimpse of the Lord’s faithfulness! None of this would have been possible without the support from our community, interns and volunteers and the multiple churches who served. Thank you! Learn more about Read More
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According to the National Commission on Reading, the single most significant factor influencing a child’s early educational success is an introduction to books and being read to at home prior to beginning school. In middle-income families, the ratio of books per child is 13 to 1. In low-income neighborhoods, the ratio is 1 age-appropriate book Read More