Grants and Contracts Details
Camp titles, projected dates, camp descriptions and number of slots available: 1) Red River Gorge Rock Climbing, Rappelling, and Canopy Excursion – Campton, KY. June 26 - 29 2020. Camp for military parents and their teen children including rock climbing and rappelling in the world-famous Red River Gorge and a canopy tour including ziplines at speeds up to 55 MPH soaring 300 feet over the Gorge. Availability: 30 slots (15 parent/child teams). 2) Ocoee Whitewater Rafting, Climbing, Rappelling and Outdoor Adventure – Ocoee, TN; July 10-13, 2020. Camp for military parents and their teen children including whitewater rafting, ziplining, rock climbing, mud/water pit challenges and lakeside activities. Availability: 50 slots (25 parent/child teams). 3) Ocoee Whitewater Rafting, Climbing, Rappelling and Outdoor Adventure – Ocoee, TN; July 24-27, 2020. Camp for military parents and their teen children including whitewater rafting, ziplining, rock climbing, mud/water pit challenges and lakeside activities. Availability: 50 slots (25 parent/child teams). b) Travel arrangements for youth to and from the camp Each camp will originate and end at the camp locations (Campton, KY and Ocoee, TN). If preferred, participants can meet camp staff in Lexington, Kentucky and caravan with them to and from the camp. Transportation allowances for participants for all camps will be provided through the grant (see budget). Transportation to and from the airport will be provided on an as-needed basis at no cost to participants through employees or volunteers. Reimbursement beyond the budgeted allowances for airfare or mileage to get to and from a camp also will be provided on an as-needed basis (see budget). All program costs for each camp are provided through the grant (see budget). There will be a $25 deposit per person to reserve camper slots that will, in turn, be used toward camp t-shirts.The types and lengths of camps maximize appeal for participants from all branches and locations maximize ease of travel for dispersed families. c) Regional recruitment plans Regional recruitment will be spearheaded by the grant directors and partners and will involve members of the core camp team, state military partners, Family Resource Centers, county Extension offices, Yellow Ribbon facilitators, Family Readiness Groups, garrison newspapers, Military Missions, School Liaison Officers and more in close communication with Purdue University. Each camp team member will disseminate information to families with whom they work to promote the camps and encourage military youth/parents to register. Flyers will be disseminated and posted on the UK Family and Consumer Sciences military webpage, UK 4-H Youth Development webpage and websites of grant partners. The grant team and partners will also utilize targeted social media advertising to reach the target audience for these camps. Information about the camps (contact information, camp details, registration information) will be posted on the existing Kentucky MTAC website (https://fcs-hes.ca.uky.edu/content/military-teen-adventure-camps) and the existing Kentucky MTAC Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Military-Extension-Adventure-Camps/218917788128919).
|Effective start/end date||3/1/20 → 7/31/21|
- Purdue University: $174,999.00
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