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Camp Joy


Since 1938, Camp Joy has been providing outdoor experiential programs for inner-city children from the Greater Cincinnati area. Camp Joy's mission is "helping people grow and succeed through life-long, experience-based learning." The mission of Camp Joy has not wavered over the last 74 years in providing quality programs for those in need. Camp Joy was one of the first racially-integrated camping programs in our region and in 1951, it was incorporated as a nonprofit organization. In 1959, a 315-acre property in Clarksville, Ohio was purchased to provide a permanent location. Programs have been expanded to include outdoor education programs for schools and leadership programs for all ages. The camp experience has grown to serve those with a variety of challenges including economic, medical, special needs, at risk, and foster children.


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