Camp Change aims to empower kids in west Louisville

Camp Change aims to empower kids in west Louisville


WEEKEND IS SERVING AS CAMP
CHANGE TO GIVE KIDS FROM WEST
LOUISVILLE A CHANCE TO JUST BE
KIDS.>>DO HEAR HOW QUIET IT IS? DO YOU HEAR THE BIRDS? THE KIDS, THEY HEAR GUNSHOTS. ALEX: A PLACE WHERE KIDS FEEL
SAFE AND CAN LEAVE THEIR WORRIES
BEHIND. TOD MOORE-BAKER HOPES TO PROVIDE
THAT THROUGH CAMP CHANGE.>>CAMP CHANGE IS ALL ABOUT
BEING ABLE TO SHOW THESE YOUTH
AND YOUNG ADULTS THAT YOU
MATTER, THAT LIFE IS NOT ALL
ABOUT THE BALANCE THAT YOU SEE. ALEX: MORE-BAKER IS THE FOUNDER
OF NEW DAY MINISTRIES, AN
ORGANIZATION THAT AIMS TO CHANGE
THE CULTURE IN WEST LOUISVILLE.>>BY EMPOWERING OUR YOUTH AND
YOUNG ADULTS AND HELPING THEM TO
BE KIDS ONCE AGAIN. ALEX: THIS IS THE SECOND SESSION
OF CAMP CHANGE AT CEDAR RIDGE
CAMP ON ROUTT ROAD. MORE THAN 30 KIDS WILL BE BUSSED
HERE ON SUNDAY TO LEARN ARCHER
TEAM-BUILDING EXERCISES, AND
JUST TO HAVE FUN.>>CANOEING? THEY HAVE NEVER DONE THINGS LIKE
THAT. ALEX: MOORE-BAKER SAYS HE GOT
THE IDEA FOR HIS NONPROFIT WHEN
HE WAS BEHIND BARS, TURNING HIS
OWN LIFE AROUND AND HELPING KIDS
STAY ON THE RIGHT PATH. WHEN YOU ARE ABLE TO RELATE
WITH INDIVIDUALS, AND THEY ARE
ABLE TO SEE WHAT YOU HAVE
OVERCOME. ALEX: MOORE-BAKER TALKS ABOUT A
BOY AT THE FIRST SESSION OF CAMP
CHANGE. HE SAID IT WAS CLEAR THE BOY
DIDN’T WANT TO BE THERE, BUT
THE END OF THE DAY, HE HAD A
SMILE ON HIS FACE.>>HE CAUGHT A FISH,

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