Week 9: TSU’s BioTechnology Camp & KTC

Last week our kids got to try out Tennessee State University’s new BioTechnology Camp, hosted by Dr. Ali Taheri and Dr. Korsi Dumenyo. This is a brand new camp that gives youth the opportunity to explore the world of agriculture, biology, and technology in a science lab with real scientists each day! It’s an amazing…

Week 7: Deer Run, Barefoot Day Camp

It’s WEEK 7 (of 10) and we’re at Deer Run Retreats (overnight camp), Barefoot Republic and Rocketown (because who can really get enough of Rocketown?).   Here are a few quotes and pictures to start out the week: (Deer Run)–for more photos of this camp, please go to their website: http://deerrun.camp/   (Barefoot) Emonie (age 8):…

Bubble Science!

No camp this week! Happy 4th of July!! Luckily we have fun activities like bubble science to keep us entertained and keep our minds growing! A very very special thanks to Angelica (age 10) who created Super Science Kids as a program to give science kits to kids who don’t have access to them all…

Week 5: YMCA Bellevue and Camp Davis!

Last week we were at Camp Davis and YMCA Bellevue. The kids had a blast. Thank you West Nashville for hosting us! Here are a few pics and quotes for your viewing! YMCA Campers: [Typed by] De’Ara (age 9): “When i was at the Y in Bellevue we played Sharks and menos and dodge ball….

Celebrate LOVE month!

It’s June and we’re celebrating love this month! The campers have a lot of love for all the camps and camp counselors that they’ve met so far this summer. We want to also give a shout out to our partners and sponsors because there is no way we could pull this off without you and…

Throwback Thursday!!

It has been a whirlwind of fun at Safe Haven this summer. Each week brings with it new surprises and experiences, from horseback riding and archery to dodgeball and triathlon camp. Our awesome kids have even spent a week on a farm, immersed in the outdoors.  However, this past week, many kids found themselves in…

Week 4… & We’re at Rocketown!!

It’s Week 4, and part of our group is at Rocketown participating in all-day skateboarding and film production. If you’ve never visited Rocketown, you’re missing out on some serious fun! At Rocketown, the kids have access to Sixth Avenue skate shop and skate park, a recording studio, a computer and jam lab, and sessions on…

The Latest Summer Camp Hair Trends!

  Campers are coming back from Kids to the Country looking fresh with hair wraps and decorated braids!  According to these cool girls it only takes a few minutes to do. So, forget about friendship bracelets, this year is all about the friendship hair.      

Arts and Crafts at Camp!

Not only are our kids having a blast outside, but they are also flexing their creative muscles with arts and crafts! This week they made art at Kids to the Country and at the Frist Center for the Arts! We love to see all the projects that they have been working hard on. With these…

De’Ara’s Overnight Camp Story

Today when we were at camp we got to ride horses and we saw a goat his name is Fin. He thinks he’s a horse and a dog and when they put him into the fence with his mom and grandma he gets really mad when they do because he really thinks he’s a horse…

Sleep-Away Camp Days

This week the kids are getting a chance to get away from city life and experience the more simple side of things, in the country. A few of our children are at Kids to the Country, which is a program developed for urban youth with the intent of allowing them to get away from electronics…