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…

Shout-Out to Our Supporters!

(This message is from Judy, Safe Haven Education Specialist) We are almost through Week 2 of camp and I just wanted to say a quick “Thank You” to all of our donors and supporters — Because of you, this opportunity is possible for the children and families we serve. I hope you are enjoying keeping up with the…

Week Two of Camp!!!!!

This week the kids are at Olivet Missonary Baptist Church, USN, and Lipscomb for Project Ready with Urban League of Middle Tennessee. Here are a few quotes from the kids: “Camp was like, I guess…fun.  There was an upstairs.  There was a room upstairs where we made key chains.”  (De’ara, age 9–OLIVET) Kadarius (age 10)…

It’s the FIRST WEEK OF CAMP!!

It’s unanimous: the first week of camp was fun! Campers share their stories from Oak Hill Day Camp about the horses, friends, a fun time beach, and a jumpy slide (whatever that is).  De’ara (age 9): “We get to ride the horses and one of the horses is named shadow. Shadow is black. She let me…