Friday, March 7, 2008

2008 Operation Purple Summer Camps for Military Children

The National Military Family Association (NMFA) is excited to announce locations for the 2008 Operation Purple Summer Camps. This FREE summer camp program was developed by NMFA to support military children dealing with the stress of war.

This year NMFA’s Operation Purple Camps will host children at 64 locations in 36 states and territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the Virgin Islands.

Information about specific camp locations is available on our website at Specific camp information will be available when registration opens. Registration begins March 24th. Interested families can sign-up to receive email notices and announcements on the website. Each camp is “purple” and open to children of any member of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plus the National Guard and Reserve. Camps are free to all participants thanks to a partnership with the Sierra Club and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.

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