KAMP Hawaii Named to Aloha United Way

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The Aloha United Way Board of Directors approved KAMP Hawaii’s application for Partner Agency status. This approval means that KAMP Hawaii will be listed on their website www.auw.org and in their campaign materials as an eligible organization in 2014. KAMP Hawaii has met all of Aloha United Way requirements since 2008.

Please visit Aloha United Way’s website for a Partner Agency designation form or designate KAMP Hawaii on your Aloha United Work Place/Company card. Our designation number is 70800.

Mahalo to Aloha United Way and to our supporters.

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NFL’s 7th Year with KAMP Hawaii

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All-Pro Jimmy Graham from the New Orlean Saints with Aaron Kamau; Executive Director

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All-Pro Jhari Evans from the New Orlean Saints with Aaron Kamau; Executive Director

KAMP (Kids-At Risk-Mentoring Program) Hawaii, Inc. Honolulu — Executive Director Aaron Kamau Life Mentoring Programs has been selected to receive a grant from the National Football League Foundation (NFL Foundation) through its Pro Bowl Community grant program. The grant program provides funding for youth-serving organizations in Hawaii in celebration of the 2014 Pro Bowl.

 “A big mahalo to the NFL Foundation for its donation to our Life Mentoring Programs- The KAMP Classroom Outreach Program, Outdoor Camping Enrichment Program, Summer “Pride and Victory” Healthy Lifestyle Program, Special Needs Outreach Program, After School Enrichment Program and the Anti-Bullying Lunchtime Program.  To date, KAMP Hawaii’s specialized programs have affected over 60,000 Hawaii at-risk children. For more information about KAMP Hawaii or to make a donation, visit www.kamphawaii.org.

The National Football League Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those touched by the game of football – from players at all levels to communities across the country. The NFL Foundation represents the 32 NFL clubs and supports the health and safety of athletes, youth football, and the communities which support our game. For more information on The NFL Foundation, visit: www.NFLFoundation.org

 

Island Insurance Foundation Supports KAMP Hawaii

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 The Island Insurance Foundation donates $15,000 to Kids At Risk Mentoring Programs (KAMP Hawaii)

HONOLULU – The Island Insurance Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Kids At Risk Mentoring Programs (KAMP) Hawaii in support of KAMP Hawaii’s Life Mentoring Programs. Tyler Tokioka, President of the Island Insurance Foundation, presented the $15,000 check to KAMP Hawaii Executive Director Aaron Kamau and current camp participants at a presentation ceremony held at Lincoln Elementary School.

Kids At Risk Mentoring Programs (KAMP) is a Hawaii-based non-profit organization, that focuses on disadvantaged and at-risk youth in the community. KAMP Hawaii’s goal is to make a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of the youth of Hawaii by improving the attitudes and learning environment of Hawaii’s youth.

To date, KAMP Hawaii’s specialized programs have affected over 60,000 Hawaii children and include: The KAMP Classroom Outreach Program, Outdoor Camping Enrichment Program, Summer “Pride and Victory” Healthy Lifestyle Program, Special Needs Outreach Program, After School Enrichment Program and the Anti-Bullying Lunchtime Program. For more information about KAMP Hawaii or to make a donation, visit www.kamphawaii.org.

The Island Insurance Foundation was established as the charitable arm of Island Insurance Hawaii’s largest locally-owned and managed insurer, offering a full range of property and casualty protection. With a financial strength rating of “A” by A.M. Best, Island Insurance is the only Hawaii-Based company to be recognized as one of the Top 50 property & casualty insurers in the nation by the Ward Group for six consecutive years. For more information, visit its website at: www.islandinsurance.com.

 

 

Day 11: Kahuku District Park

On June 27 KAMP Hawaii made itʻs way to Kahuku District Park. Youth Mentors kept the youth entertained while they sent out a positive message about how to live a healthy lifestyle. The youth at Kahuku District Park had a blast while they participated in low C.O.P.E course activities.

At KAMP Hawaii summer day camps everybody has fun! Everyday KAMP Hawaii is interacting with youth from different parts of Oahu. Youth mentors learn that you do not have to change the way we conduct our program delivery because the message and games fit any community that we are in.

After lunch special education students from Kahuku Elementary enjoyed the afternoon with KAMP Hawaii. The students had a blast participating in the low C.O.P.E course activities with the Kahuku Summer Fun youth. The smiles on all the kids beautiful faces showed how much they enjoyed participating in KAMP Hawaiiʻs summer Day Camp Program.

KAMP Hawaii stays true to itʻs mission while providing the youth of Kahuku a day that they will never forget.

Day 10: Laie Elementary Summer Fun

It was a cool day as KAMP Hawaii youth mentors visited Laie Elementary to put on its program for about 100 kids. It was a day filled with great comments from the leaders, kids, and the summer fun director Reggie Torres.
The kids seemed to love the games and small talks. The day ended with a tug of war game which was a big hit. After the tug of war game KAMP Hawaii played the “Cha Cha Slide”. The got all the kids moving and the youth mentors had a blast with the kids. It was a perfect way to end an awesome, smooth day.
KAMP Hawaii will be at Kahuku District Park on June 27!

Day 9: WAIMANALO D.P.

Day 9: Waimanalo D.P.

KAMP Hawaii ended the second week of its summer program with a bang at Waimanalo District Park on June 22. About 100 youth had fun with the energetic staff of youth mentors.

During KAMP Hawaiiʻs summer enrichment day camp youth mentors never failed to keep the youth and themselves entertained while spreading a positive message to the youth of Waimanalo. Throughout the day KAMP Hawaii youth mentors showed the kids that you can have fun and enjoy the outdoors while learning about having a healthy lifestyle.

DAY 8: KALIHI COMPLEX

Day 8: Kalihi Complex

On June 21st KAMP Hawaii was back at Kalihi Valley District Park for its 6 annual summer enrichment program. About 250 youth from Kalihi Valley and Kamehameha Field came to enjoy a fun filled day with KAMP Hawaii and its youth mentors who call Kalihi their hometown.

Throughout the day KAMP Hawaii taught the youth of Kalihi about living a health lifestyle. KAMP Hawaii also taught the youth of Kalihi about teamwork, communication, cooperation, leadership, and decision making. These five positive life skills helped the youth overcome all six low C.O.P.E course activities.

KAMP Hawaii youth mentors enjoyed the day giving back to their hometown of Kalihi where the fun and learning never stopped.