Brooklyn summer camp opens for kids with parents in prison

A new Brooklyn day camp is setting out to make it a special summer for youngsters whose parents are incarcerated.Children of Promise, a non-profit organization,

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - A new Brooklyn day camp is setting out to make it a special summer for youngsters whose parents are incarcerated.

Children of Promise, a non-profit organization, is holding daily summer sessions geared toward helping kids cope with an imprisoned parent. The camp is dedicated to empowering the children while teaching them important values and lessons.

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday, the students will do activities such as creative movement, drama, crafts and therapeutic art.

Children of Promise also sets children up with mentors and helps them connect with their parents while they are in prison, according to the group?s website.

Children of Promise

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