Teens Can Apply Now to Go Camping With Cops

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Kingston Police are looking for seven teens, between the ages of 13 and 17, who would like to enjoy two nights of camping with members of the department’s CORE (Community Oriented Response and Engagement) Unit.

The 3 day, 2 night camping trip takes place from August 14-16, 2017, when three members of the unit participate in the second annual Camping with Cops program.

The trip begins with breakfast and a tour of Kingston Police headquarters early on the morning of the 14th. The campers and officers will then head towards Brockville where they will be staying at the Ivy Lea Campground.

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At the grounds, the young campers will play games, swim, participate in fitness activities and interact with officers and YIPI (Youth In Policing Initiative) students.

There is no cost to the youth or their families – all the meals, camping equipment, activities and fees are paid for.

Youth between 13 and 17 who would like to take part in this trip can complete the application form linked to on this page and email the document file to jconner@kingstonpolice.ca prior to August 5, 2017.

Seven successful applicants will be contacted on August 5 to provide additional information and make arrangements for the camping trip.

Kingston Police confirms all information collected in the application process is confidential and will not be shared or distributed to any person or agency.

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