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COCA Camp Challenge

About COCA’s Summer CAMP Challenge!

While our 2020 COCA CAMP (Creative Activities for Meaningful Prevention) Challenge is now over, you can scroll down to find links to fun activities and resources that teach children in grades K-6 valuable prevention lessons. We extend our thanks to all who participated!

CLICK HERE to read a blog post about our CAMP Challenge and find out who won the pizza party!


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Each week in July, COCA provided about 900 activity booklets to camps, libraries and summer programs in Berks County. Each booklet included a game board with fun activities and valuable prevention lessons.

CAMP Activities

Click on the titles for family fun activity ideas, resources and a Prevention in Pajamas parent video on the challenge topic.

CAMP Challenge: Brain Games

CAMP Challenge: You’ve Got a Friend in Me

 

CAMP Challenge: Escape the Vape

 

CAMP Challenge: Not in My Mouth – Medication Safety

 

CAMP Challenge: Level Up – Gaming


CAMP Challenge Details

Program details

  • Weekly CAMP Challenge activity booklets were available FREE from participating sites from June 29 through July 27. Each booklet focused on a different prevention topic and included a game board with fun challenge activities.
  • For each challenge completed, participating families/children colored in a game board tile. At the end of each week they were invited to share a picture of their completed game board in a Facebook post with the hashtag #COCACAMPCHALLENGE.
  • At the end of our summer CAMP, the partner location with the most posts won a gift card to host a pizza party!

Participating sites

We extend our thanks to the following participating sites.

Brandywine Community Library
Kutztown Community Library
Reading Public Library
Robesonia Community Library
Spring Township Library

Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church
Olivet Boys & Girls Club, Oakbrook
Reading Recreation Commission
Reading YMCA
Tri-Valley YMCA
West Reading Playgrounds

 

 

About Prevention in Pajamas 10-minute Parent Videos

Parents play the most important roll in prevention. To accompany the COCA CAMP Challenge, we have created a series of 10-minute videos for parents called Prevention in Pajamas. Each video will correspond to the weekly CAMP topic to guide prevention efforts at home. Information regarding Prevention in Pajamas will be in the weekly booklets and posted below!