Camp HOPE America is the first evidence-based camping and mentoring program for children exposed to trauma in the United States. Our goal is to give children and teens their childhood back and help them find a Pathway to HOPE. Will you join us?
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The Power of Camp HOPE

As the only evidence-based camping model for trauma-exposed youth, Camp HOPE America is bringing HOPE and Healing where it is needed most.

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About Camp HOPE America

Camp HOPE America, a program of Alliance for HOPE International, is the first nationwide camping and mentoring initiative in the United States to focus on children exposed to domestic violence. Camp HOPE America operates in collaboration with Family Justice Centers, Multi-Agency Centers,  and community-based domestic violence and child advocacy agencies across the United States at no cost to the camper or their families.

The vision for Camp HOPE America is to break the generational cycle of family violence by offering healing and hope to children who have been exposed to the trauma and abuse of family violence. Karianne Johansen, the Founding Director of Camp HOPE America says it best: “Camp HOPE America is about giving kids their childhood back.”


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