During the Semi-Annual Board Meeting held on Saturday, February 6, 2021, President & CEO, Stephen Mabry outlined for the Board of Directors a structured approach to offer TLC's summer program and facilities to families for the very first time in the organization's history. "I can't tell you how many times, I have heard siblings, parents and other extended family members say during check-in, 'I wish I could come to camp!' Well, now is their time," said Mabry.
COVID-19 has demanded that the world's population, find ways to socially distance and to avoid large gatherings and despite the release of new vaccines, the need to continue non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI's) - such as minimizing exposure to others - is going to be with us for the foreseeable future, and certainly through the Summer of 2021.
"I told you at this time last year," said Stephen, "that given Time, Planning and Care, TLC would be back. Well, we have had time to evaluate, plan and mount what we believe to be both a reasonable and creative response and the entire organization, from top to bottom, is excited to be in a position to offer, TLC-4-Families for the Summer of 2021."
Please be patient as we put the finishing touches on this dynamic change to operations. Keep your attention focused here at our website and upon our social media outlets for additional releases and information about the program as well as how to register. Registration will open soon, and I anticipate the response will quickly fill the limited spaces that will be available. Until then, thank you for your continued belief in and support of TLC.
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For those who will be unable to attend in-person camps this year, TLC is excited to announce our remote options for Summer Camp 2021. In this new program, campers will receive to their home address, a 4-page newspaper by US Mail that will be filled with fun articles, activities, puzzles, and more.
Articles will be related to TLC, as well as camp activities, summer-time fun and a glance into camp and TLC staff. The articles will have QR codes allowing campers and families to link to a project online to create and engage in. Activities will be available at any time, so there are no time constraints.
The TLC Times Newspapers will be sent 3 times during the summer. Within these deliveries, campers will also receive exclusive stickers, t-shirt iron-ons, and other fun items. This summer, read all about it in the TLC Times!
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