Flashback Friday

In the spirit of highlighting memorable moments from this summer, here are a few pictures we wanted to be sure to share. We have partnered with Leadership Academy this year to send children to a variety of camps that offer new experiences. So far, we’ve been fortunate to attend Nashville Sail Camp and GROW Enrichment…

Throwback Thursday!

This week we’re doing a #tbt to events that happened a few weeks ago and have already turned into fond memories. Earlier this month, Safe Haven staff took the kids on a field trip where they learned about the Civil Rights Movement at the Nashville Public Library Downtown. After reading about the Civil Rights movement…

YMCA Volleyball camp and Global Education Center!!

The hottest days of summer are upon us 🌞 and we’re still going to camp and staying as cool as possible! 😎 These kids are troopers. This week the kids are having a ton of fun at the Global Education Center where they are doing crafts, dancing and drumming and the Brentwood YMCA camp playing volleyball, swimming and playing games!…

Barefoot Republic – Week 5

Barefoot Republic Day Camp is a blast for our children each year, so it’s a joy to send new groups each summer. This summer, Woodmont Baptist Church in Green Hills was the host site and their facility made for a great week! Below are some pictures taken by Barefoot Republic of our campers this week….

Bounce With Me!

We went swishing through Week 5 at Belmont University with Bruin Cub Girls Basketball Camp! This is our first year partnering with Belmont for summer camp, and let me be the first to say this week was a SLAM DUNK!! Campers were able to spend a week with Belmont coaches and players learning the fundamentals…

Week 4: Camp Davis and Bellevue YMCA

This week we’re switching it up and giving you the news straight from the campers! The older campers at Camp Davis  wrote about their adventures riding horses and swimming, while the younger campers at YMCA Bellevue drew their camp experiences (and feelings) and described them to us! Amani (age 6) drew about camp!  Donovan (age…

Week 4: Global Education Center and GROW!

Week 4 was a busy one! Campers had some great experiences at both the Global Education Center and at GROW!  How was camp? “It was really good!! We didn’t get to do yoga, but we still had a great day! So… what we did…We did African Dance and hip hop, drumming, crafts. We didn’t do…

Kids (and two grownups) to the Country!

Six kids and two lucky adults had a special day trip this week to “The Farm” an intentional community in Summertown, TN. Every summer they host “Kids to the Country” or “KTC” as it is known on The Farm, where kids from the city get to learn about country ways and swim, craft, ride horses,…

Deer Run was a total BLAST!!

Our pre-teen campers finished up their very first overnight camp of the summer this past Saturday, and they had an absolute blast!! Thank you, Deer Run, for your partnership over the years in helping our kids to create memories and friendships that will last a lifetime! Overnight camp is such a special experience, and it…

Come sail away with us!

Week 2: Nashville Sail Camp  Three of our campers are learning to sail in picturesque Old Hickory Lake this week! It sounds like they’re having the time of their lives, and not only having new experiences but also making new friendships and learning a lot! We admire their fearlessness and their motivation to master a…

We’re at the Zoo!!

This week, a few of our kiddos are at the zoo for a wild week of fun! Creature Features is the name of the camp, and it’s designed for 5-6 year olds that are ready for lots of exploring and “up-close animal encounters”. Our kids have had a blast, and are so excited to tell…

Week 1 – SEEDS 2018

We have officially begun SEEDS 2018, and the kids are at Oak Hill Day Camp this week.  Oak Hill Day Camp is located at First Presbyterian Church and has so many fun things to offer its campers including: Sports Archery Slip n Slides Ropes Courses Swimming Acting Here are a few quotes from the kids…