July 5th Young Campers to Board Buses for First Week of City Union Mission’s Camp CUMCITO
WHAT: Dozens of excited boys and girls from poverty-stricken neighborhoods will fill buses bound for the first week of City Union Mission’s summer Camp CUMCITO, located near Warsaw in the Missouri Ozarks. This year the residential camping program consists of four one-week sessions. Each Monday (July 5, 12, 26 and August 2) boys and girls will load buses headed for fun, education and adventure. This first week is for pre-teens, ages 10-12.
WHO: Boys and girls ages 7 to 16 who are homeless or disadvantaged and who face the challenges of our urban core.
WHEN: Monday, July 5, 2021
WHERE: City Union Mission Family Shelter, 1310 Wabash, Kansas City, Missouri
TIME: Registration: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Campers load buses: 9:30 a.m.
The media are invited to attend for photo opportunities.
WHY: The Mission’s Camp CUMCITO gives children from some of Kansas City’s most disadvantaged families an opportunity to attend a Christ-centered camp. The week provides opportunities to enjoy wholesome fun, build self-esteem, discover their potential and learn lessons that can break the cycle of poverty.
City Union Mission is an evangelical Christian ministry committed to sharing the Gospel and meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are poor or homeless.