The Salvation Army Summer Camps Made Possible with Donations

Jun 17, 2022 | by Morgan Shiyou



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The Salvation Army Summer Camps Made Possible with Donations

Camp Hidden Lake (Lexington, MS), Kroc Center Day Camp & Specialty Camps (Biloxi, MS

teaches new skills, healthy attitudes, and high values.


Mississippi Gulf Coast (May 20, 2022)- Every year, thousands of kids of all ages get a fresh perspective on life as they meet new friends, discover new activities, and experience great adventures through The Salvation Army's summer camp programs.


Camp Hidden Lake

The 300-acre camp experience in Lexington, MS, hosts swimming lessons, adventure and scouting camps, arts and crafts, sporting events, music development, canoeing, and campfires. The Salvation Army is excited to offer several different camping opportunities for a discounted rate of $50 per child for the week:

  • Adventure Camp 1: June 20-25 (Girls: 6-12)
  • Adventure Camp 2: July 18-23 (Boys: 6-12)

Register for camp by emailing [email protected] with your child’s name, age, and parent contact information.

Camp Hidden Lake offers never-before-experienced adventures and opportunities for many children.

Read how Quentarious Ross life was impacted by Salvation Army Camp


Kroc Camp Programs

The Kroc Center offers a Day Camp for ages 5-12 in a 52,000 square foot facility featuring an indoor aquatic center. Plus, generous outdoor space with a track and field. Specialty camps are available to keep children engaged in areas they are interested in, such as Basketball, Volleyball, Music, and Art.

Learn more about Kroc Center Camp Programs or to register, visit

Summer camp programs provide a structured and positive environment, with counselors trained to keep kids active and safe while helping them have a positive and engaging summer.

“The Salvation Army can offer camp programs at discounted rates because of donations received by our generous community. Your donations help make a positive impact in our children's lives," says Major Jerry Friday, Area Commander.

Ways to donate:

  • Donate to The Salvation Army Camp Programs in person or by mailing a check to 575 Division St., with "Camp Hidden Lake" or “Kroc Camps” in the memo.
  • To donate online to Kroc Camps visit


About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of "America's Favorite Charities" by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country's largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.     

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