Did you know?
Every outing for Avary youth includes workshops that help build social and emotional skills, helping them become better at expressing themselves, managing emotions and coming to peaceful resolution of conflicts. We have always known this kind of work benefits for youth in lots of different ways, but now a major study in the journal "Child Development" shows how building social skills can improve grades! Read more here...
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Each year 100 children and teens attend Camp Avary, a special camp for children with a parent in prison or jail. Many youth describe this experience as life-changing. Camp is free to participants, but for many of our cash strapped families getting the supplies together for camp can be challenging. Your donation of $20 make sure each camper is supplied with a water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray…