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BHN’s Kamp for Kids in Westfield to Hold Kamp Welcome Day on July 18

WESTFIELD — Behavioral Health Network’s (BHN) Kamp for Kids, a summer day camp for children and young adults with and without disabilities, will hold an open-house event, Kamp Welcome Day, on Tuesday, July 18 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Camp Togowauk, 754 Russell Road, Westfield.

State Sen. John Velis will be in attendance, along with other public officials, representatives of BHN, and parents and friends of Kamp for Kids. A brief program will be held with remarks by elected officials and BHN staff, and ‘kampers’ will give demonstrations that they prepared of their creative work, including skits, songs, and artwork.

Kamp for Kids is for children and young adults ages 3 to 22, both with and without disabilities, and offers an opportunity to experience growth, inclusion, and fun in a summer-camp setting that includes a spray park, expressive arts, outdoor education, arts and crafts, and non-competitive sports.

Kamp for Kids operates every summer during July and August with about 150 Kampers over three sessions. This year, Kamp runs from July 10 through Aug. 18, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.bhninc.org/kamp-kids.