EUP to host annual ‘Sunny Day Camp’

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Camp for special needs children and adults to interact with law enforcement authorities to be held Saturday, September 22nd.

Troop E’s ‘Sunny Day Camp’ will run from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM rain or shine. It’s a one-day event and it will be held on the campus of Edinboro University. The Pennsylvania State Police have partnered with Erie Kiwanis and Edinboro University to make this event possible. 

This event is an inclusive camp, which is open to any ‘Special Needs’ child or adult in the Troop E area, which consist of Warren, Crawford, Venango, and Erie counties. 

Morning activities include an ‘Opening Ceremony’ and static displays of First-Responder vehicles. Afternoon activities include a variety of events of various skill-levels. Following the afternoon competitions, a ‘Closing Ceremony’ will take place during which, each participant will be named and presented with a certificate.  The concluding activity will be T-Shirt signing and photos where participants can have Troopers, volunteers and fellow participants sign their shirts and take pictures to commemorate the day. 

This camp is free to the participants and will include lunch and a camp t-shirt. All participants will be required to be accompanied by a parent or caregiver during the entire camp. This camp gives the participants the opportunity to interact with law enforcement and other first responders in a positive atmosphere while creating memories that will last forever. 

Visit www.sunnydaycamp.org for more information on the camp and to register. Questions can be directed to Trooper Cindy Schick 814-898-1641 or Trooper Michelle McGee 814-676-6596.
 

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