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Safe Berks to Host Two Free Summer Camps

By Safe Berks

Safe Berks to Host Two Free Summer Camps

New Camp Safe Berks Jr, and Camp Safe Berks – A Teen Alliance to End Violence

These fun and interactive day camps offer youth the opportunity to learn about social justice and how to collaborate to create positive change. Campers also meet new friends and positive adult role models, and enjoy games, art projects and guest speakers. After Camp ends, Meetups are held throughout the year, offering youth the opportunity to stay connected, develop friendships, and continue work on positive initiatives in their schools and communities.

Campers who attended Camp Safe Berks in 2022 can also apply to serve as Peer Educators.

New  – Camp Safe Berks Jr

DATES: July 10 – 14, 2023

TIME: 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Penn State Berks Campus

WHO: Berks County children (ages 10 – 12)

Camp Safe Berks –  A Teen Alliance to End Violence

DATES: July 24 – 28, 2023

TIME: 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.

WHERE: Penn State Berks Campus

WHO: Berks County teens (ages 13 – 17)

For more information about camp, contact Ashley Moyer, Director of Education and Outreach Programs, at 610-370-7811, ext. 132, or [email protected].

Both Camps are Free! Including Meals & Transportation!

TO APPLY: Campers are required to apply. Applications are available at: or visit Safe Berks at 255 Chestnut St., Reading, weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Safe Berks provides a safe haven and support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault through education, advocacy and a relentless commitment to prevent abuse. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where individuals can be their true selves and feel empowered to stand up to all forms of oppression.

Safe Berks services include a Safe House for adults and children who are in danger, a 24-hour Hotline and text line, counseling, legal services, community outreach and response, and medical advocacy. Safe Berks services are free, confidential, and provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Services are available in English and Spanish and will be translated into any other language needed. Our 24-Hour Hotline number is 844-789-SAFE, or text Safe Berks to 20121.