Dates set for 2013 Camp with a Cop

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CANNELTON – The seventh annual Camp with a Cop is set for July 17-19 and will offer campers three days and two nights of activities. Children entering fifth through ninth grades are invited. The camp is designed to build respect and confidence in youth through positive encounters with law-enforcement agencies from various state and local departments.

Camp will be held again this year at the Glennwood Hills Campgrounds. Any children needing transportation to the campgrounds will need to meet at the parking lot of the Cotton Mill Apartments in Cannelton no later than 7:30 the first morning.

All campers will need to fill out an application either online at canneltonpolice. com or pick one up at the Cannelton or Tell City police departments or at school. Anyone with questions about camp can contact John Kleeman or Micah Jackson at 547-2111 or send e-mail to john.kleeman@canneltonpolice.com or micah.jackson@canneltonpolice.com.

Deadline for applications is July 1. Registration fee per camper is $30 payable to the Cannelton Police Department. The fee includes all meals and snacks while at camp, T-shirt and lodging. Sponsorships are available for those financially challenged. No one will be turned away. To apply for sponsorship funds, applicants must include a one-page letter, in neat handwriting, explaining why he or she would like to be awarded a sponsorship.