Youth Programs

Summer Camp


Summer Food


Deliquency Prevention



Children are the basis for ensuring vitality and growth in our communities. Given chances to stay active, think and learn through experiences, we help youth living in Appalachia and in other areas throughout the nation. We help them take pride in themselves, their heritage and in their surroundings.

Our Impact in 2017

meals were served to low-income children through the Lunch Box bus, which delivers meals in rural Tennessee when school is out for the summer.

elementary and middle school studentsreceived backpacks filled with school suppliesthroughout Appalachia and elsewhere

vocational training participants received one-on-one tutoring support though a vocational training program sponsored by the McDowell County Career & Technology Center.

Latest Blogs/News

Spring is in the Air Part 1: Approaching Summer Camps Highlights

Spring is in the Air: But Summer Camps Are Approaching Fast It’s only April and flowers are just beginning to bloom and the first of the year’s leaves are appearing in the trees. And it won’t be long before summer’s here, schools out and millions of American children...