Camp Noah Helps Kids Weather Life's Storms

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Camp NoahCamp Noah headed to Redding, California to help kids local kids who experienced the Northern California wildfires process their feelings, learn coping skills and build resiliency.

According to Katie Swartz, who oversees Camp Noah, about half the children at Redding’s Camp Noah lost homes in the Carr Fire, and about 90 percent were directly impacted by the fire.

“I’m happy this camp was available,” said Amber Garland of Redding, who enrolled her son and daughter in Camp Noah. “We weren’t here during the fire, but we’ve been through our own traumas and this is helping the kids deal with them.