After Shay’s first year at camp, she couldn’t wait to tell her mom the stories of fun and fellowship. The best part wasn’t horseback riding or laser tag—it was meeting people who shared her challenges and reminded her she wasn’t alone.
Vaughan was in junior high when he discovered a family secret that would change his life. Vaughan faced an uncertain future, but Angel Tree Camping stepped in on time. He experienced God’s love in the great outdoors—and found a path to a bright, hopeful future.
Right now, thousands of youth across America are packing their bags for childhood’s most basic rite of summer—a week away at camp. What is Angel Tree Camping®, and how is it helping at-risk children embrace hope-filled futures?
Thank you for your generous support of Angel Tree. This Christmas, more than 290,000 children with incarcerated parents were blessed.
Angel Tree may start with a Christmas gift, but the families of prisoners have year-round needs, too. Find out how your church can meet the needs of Angel Tree families all year long.
"I turned to the Lord to seek His comfort. ... I kept a journal for three years, and I wrote down how much I loved my kids and how much the Lord loved them."
Thank-You Letters from Angel Tree Kids and Caregivers
Every year, Angel Tree Camping™ scholarships provide a way for thousands of children of prisoners to go to Christian summer camps, where they have the opportunity to have fun, fellowship with their peers, build relationships with caring camp counselors, and experience the love of God in the great outdoors.
Facing three years in prison, David could not possibly have imagined what God was about to do in his life and in the lives of his children.
Too many kids with incarcerated parents end up becoming statistics. But Zeeke was different, and he says Angel Tree camp is a big part of the reason.