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By Helen Silvis of The Skanner News
Published: 03 June 2011

Calling boys and girls aged 8 to 15, who are looking to have fun this summer. The nonprofit Child Inc.,  is offering Quest 2011, a summer camp where youth will have a great time, activities and opportunities to contribute based on their interests and skills, through volunteering and fundraising. 
To sign up Text Quest2011 to 23559 or call 503-282-9460 or email [email protected] or drop in at 1542 N. Killingsworth St., Portland 97217. Child Inc. will provide transportation to and from activities from our Killingsworth Street center. Sign up now to get one of the 40 spots.
 Troy Tate, who created the summer camp for Child Inc. says, " The purpose of Quest is to provide safe, fun summer programming for the children and young adults in Portland, Oregon. We want to keep them safe and secure, plus expand our base through relationship building and mentoring."
Volunteers also welcome. 
The camp will run for 10 weeks from June 13-Aug27, Tate said, offering programs twice a week in 5 areas of interest:
 • Fellowship
 • Volunteering
 • Sports/Outdoor Recreation
 • Fundraising
 • Movie Night
 Quest staff wants boys and girls to attend consistently and contribute to all areas of the program. Those who do this will be rewarded with a trip to Seaside Oregon at the end of the summer. Each activity will earn a certain amount of points for participation and if you receive enough points you will be allowed to go on the trip.

PHOTO: Troy Tate

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