Help sought for Episcopal camp

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The third annual Jim Muir Kamp 4 Kids for ages 8-12 will be July 16-19 at Grace Point Episcopal Camp, Kingston.

Kamp 4 Kids is or children who have one or more incarcerated parents. A season of camp in an environment of love, learning and fun broadens their horizons.

The camp is named in honor of the late Muir, ne of the area’s foremost advocates for ministry to prisoners and their families.

In a loving and grace-filled environment, the children are taught benefits of group support, cooperation and self-discovery, while enjoying the beauty of Grace Point.

The camp sits on 250 acres, with more than 2 miles of shoreline on Watts Bar Lake.

Sarah Hooper, a parishioner at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Harriman, will participate as a volunteer for some of the camp activities.

The public is invited to participate in this opportunity to plant seeds for the future of these children by providing some of the supplies needed for estimated 20 campers expected for this year’s camp.

Items still needed include, sleeping bags, pillows and pillow cases, deodorant, sunscreen, bath towels, pool towels, flashlights and batteries, socks, water bottles, toothbrushes and toothpaste

Items must be new, and may be dropped off to Lynne Spires at Citizens National Bank, 202 N. Kentucky St., Kingston, no later than July 13. Contact Spires at 717-3400 or camp director Abby Hardt at 865-300-4016 for details.