Programs

Summer “Pride and Victory” Healthy Lifestyle Enrichment Program (2007-Present)

Summer “Pride and Victory” Healthy Lifestyle Enrichment Program that reaches thousands of at-risk youth in Kalihi, West Oahu, Ewa / Ewa Beach, Makakilo, Kahuku, Laie, Hauula, Waimanalo, Wai- pahu, Halawa Valley, and Palolo annually. The participants receive
a day filled with low cope course activities and excitement with posi-
tive messages on staying Drug Free, Gang Violence and Bullying / Cyber Intimidation. Participants learn important values in communi- cation, cooperation, decision-making, leadership and teamwork. Our summer calendar is completely booked one year in advance.

District Parks that are currently active in our Summer Program are: Ahuimanu Comm. Park, Aiea District. Park, Aina Haina District Park, Ala Puumalu Comm. Park,
Asing Comm. Park, Ben Parker School, Beretania Comm. Park, Crestview Comm. Park,Enchanted Lake Comm. Park, Ewa Beach Comm. Park, Ewa Beach School, Fern Comm. Park,
Halawa District. Park, Hauula Comm. Park,
Heeia Neighborhood. Park, Hoaeae Comm. Park, Kahala Comm. Park, Kahaluu Comm. Park, Kahuku District Park, Kalakaua District Park., Kalihi Uka Comm. Park,
Kalihi Valley District Park, Kamehameha Comm. Park, Kamilo Iki
Comm. Park, Kapunahala Neighborhood Park, Koko Head District
Park, Lanakila District Park, Laie Elementary Summer, Maili Comm.
Park, Makaha Valley District Park, Makakilo Comm. Park, Makiki
District Park, Manoa Valley District Park (Upper and Lower Age
Group), Mililani District Park (Upper and Lower Age Group),
Nanakuli Bwach Park, Pacific Palisades Comm. Park, Palolo Valley
District Park, Pearl City District Park, Petrie Comm. Park, Pililaau
Comm. Park, Puunui Comm. Park, Sheridan Comm. Park, Sunset
Beach Neighborhood Park, Wahiawa District Park, Waialua District
Park, Waianae District Park, Waikele Comm. Park,
Waimanalo District Park, Waimanalo Beach Park, Whitmore Comm. Park, and Wilson Comm. Park

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Alternative Learning Center Outreach Program (2006-Present)

Alternative Learning Center Outreach Program gives alienated students another avenue to continue their education, to develop positive attitudes and to gain self-esteem. Mentoring students with behavioral problems identified by principals, counselors and teachers at the beginning of the school year to develop better communication and cooperation skills. To be respectful to others and to people in authority. The student gains an understanding to cope with the problems of life. The one objective is to have the students mentor elementary students in our program by utilizing the KAMP Hawaii curriculum, to have the students serve as camp mentors in our Outdoor Outreach Program during the spring and the final goal is to mainstream the student back into the classroom with the motivation and determination to function in the traditional school environment. KAMP Hawaii provides summer employment for those who have made quality strides in school, family and community. 

Schools that are currently active in our Alternative Learning Center Program are: Farrington High School and Waianae Middle School.

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Outdoor Outreach Program (2006-Present)

Outdoor Outreach Program provides boys and girls a vast range of experiences unattainable anywhere else. They advance in knowledge of outdoor skills, they experience an appreciation for nature not available in the classroom or on the streets, and they learn to live and work in teams in a camp setting. We also offer specialty and sports camps. The program activity is to provide the boys and girls with the adventure of camp. This is the culminating activity for the students participating in the Special Needs, Classroom Outreach and our Anti Bullying Program. They get to build shelters, cook in an outdoor setting, and work together as a team, experience new friendships, participates in initiative/cooperative games and activities leaving everlasting memories for all. The activity is conducted by KAMP Hawaii’s staff during March through May and is treated as a field trip by teachers and students. Over the years we have been so successful with providing safe and fun filled camps to the youth of Hawaii. Camps are offered as a culminating event through our 1 night and 2 days stays, 2 nights and 3 days stays or day camps.

 Schools that are currently active in our Outdoor Outreach Program are: Aina Haina Elementary, Fern Elementary, Kaiulani Ele- mentary, Makaha Elementary, Mauka Lani Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Nuuanu Elementary, Waianae Middle School, Niu Valley Middle School, Farrington High School, Leilehua High School, Kalani High School, Kaiser High School and Roosevelt High School.

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Special Needs Classroom Outreach Program (2006-Present)

The Special Needs Classroom Outreach Program is aimed at young people who are physically and mentally challenged. The program gives students with disabilities the opportunity to participate in our hands-on program filled with challenges that requires them to cooperate, communicate with fellow students and make decisions based on teamwork. The goal is to help them develop social, learning and motor skills through program activities so that they can be leaders in our communities and learn never to give up! .

The program culminates with a special campout. The campout is a very exciting time for students because they get to participate in activities that normal children participate in. The teachers and volunteers have viewed this activity as very positive. The youth are provided a means of achievement and recognition, personal development, self-help and self-esteem. KAMP Hawaii personnel have a proud working and friendly relationship with students, volunteers and teachers. This program is at the elementary 3rd thru 5th grade level, middle school 6th thru 8th and high school 9th thru 12th. The students participate 4 times a month for a 1hour and 15 minutes for 27 weeks. Schools that are currently active in our Special Needs Program: Aina Haina Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Lincoln Elemen- tary, Nuuanu Elementary, Waianae Middle School, Niu Valley Middle School, Farrington High School, Leilehua High School, Kalani High School, Kaiser High School and Roosevelt High School.

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Classroom Outreach Program (2006-Present)

The classroom outreach program provides the students the opportunity to participate in a specialized curriculum based on General Learning Outcome Standards. Self-directed Learner (The ability to be responsible for one’s own learning), Community Contributor (The understanding that it is essential for human beings to work together), Complex Thinker (The ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving), Quality Producer (The ability to recognize and produce quality per- formance and quality products), Effective Communicator (The ability to communicate effectively) and Effective and Ethical User of Technology (The ability to use a variety of technologies effectively and ethically). The curriculum is administered by KAMP Hawaii personnel with along with Alternative Learning Center students during school hours. Students are taught skills through this specialized curriculum leading up to an intensive camping experience.

“I have seen students who have behavioral problems in the classroom, but when KAMP comes in every week, they are the ones who shine because they have a chance to get up and move around and be involved in more activities,” says Renee Hirano, fifth-grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary.

This program is at the elementary 3rd thru 5th grade level, middle 6th thru 8th grade level and high school 9th thru12th grade. The students participate 4 times a month for 1hour and 15 minutes.

Aina Haina Elementary (4th Grade), Fern Elementary(4th Grade), Jefferson Elementary (5th Grade), Kaiulani Elementary (4th Grade), Lincoln Elementary (4th Grade), Nuuanu Elementary (4th Grade), Waianae Middle School, Niu Valley Middle School, Farrington High School, Leilehua High School, Kalani High School, Kaiser High School and Roosevelt High School.

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Anti Bullying Lunchtime Program (2013-Present)

Anti-Bullying lunchtime Programs provides schools with a positive activity for students to curb fighting and eliminate negative activities among students during lunch period. Not only it deters fighting and negative actives but our program is in direct link to the Department of Education’s Health and Wellness initiatives program that promotes 1 hour of physical activities and the “State of Hawaii’s 5-2-1-0” theme which tackles childhood obesity. The 5-2-1-0 ratio is based on encouraging students to eat 5 fruits or vegetables a day, spend 2 hours or less of screen time, 1 hour or more physical fitness and 0 sugary drinks. Low COPE (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) course activities are utilized and students participate in sports and academic theme activities. Students receive recognition for completing a questionnaire which encompasses writing about the sport theme of the month, how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and keeps a daily chart on their 5-2-1-0 theme. The low cope course activity is also used for communication, cooperation, decision-making, leadership and teamwork, which create a healthy classroom and a safe school environment. This program is at the elementary schools 3rd thru 5th grade level and in 2015 we added middle schools. The students participate 4 times a month for 1hour and 15 minute session.

Schools that are currently active in our Anti-Bullying Program: Fern Elementary 2nd and 3rd graders, Kaiulani Elementary 3rd and 4th graders , Waianae Middle School 7th graders, Hahaione Elementary School, and Washington Middle 7th grade.

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