"Youth Choosing Well" Welcome to Camp CHOICE
Camp CHOICE has a variety of fun activities for the campers to do. Our mission is to provide youth life enrichment experiences that benefit their present and future spiritual, physical, educational, and social wellbeing.
Statistics show that students who report having faith in a higher power plays an important part on their lives. Teens who believe in God are more likely than their peers to engage in healthy behaviors.
CAMP CHOICE MISSION
To provide youth life enrichment experiences that benefit their present and future spiritual, physical, educational, and social well being.
“YOUTH CHOOSING WELL”
Camp CHOICE teaches:
“LIFE LESSONS” that build understanding of the human race, our physical world & how individuals find their way through life; guided by God’s gift of choice.
The Fun Park
Our goal is to attract Angel Investors, secure about 20 acres of commercial/agrigultural land (ideally within Kansas City limits), and build contractual relationships to provide six weekend retreats by 4th Q 2020. 2020 marks the 20 yr. anniversary of the birth of Camp CHOICE! We are kicking off a fundraising campaign to raise $5-20 million to build our youth development & family fun park. We are seeking at least $5.6 mil in startup funds, which will carry the project through its four yr. development timeline.
Once the park is built, the summer adventure will serve 400 youth annually, and provide week long “Game of Life” Adventures between the months of June and August. Before and after the summer experience, Camp CHOICE will operate daily providing unique lodging amenities, event space, youth development/parenting seminars, and other recreational activities.
Camp CHOICE seeks to be the, “go to” place for youth and families of all ages and diversities to be entertained, and lives enriched! While development plans for the fun park are underway, Camp CHOICE offers “Game of Life” Weekend Adventures, and other experiences, to schools, churches, and other youth serving entities. Campers and their families report great satisfaction from their camp experiences, including euphoria, enhanced self-identity, hope, communication skills, a boost in financial literacy, and so many more positive outcomes.
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Janay Reliford-Davis is a Kansas City native, and graduated from Westport High School as a Ewing Marion Kauffman “Project Choice” scholarship recipient. Janay attained a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Central Missouri State University in 1999. She went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in Social Work Administration from the University of Kansas in 2004. She married Victor Davis in 2010. Together they share six children, and six grandchildren.