August 3, 2016 Featured

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#CampFest Camp Twin Lakes

The Young Atlanta Leadership League (Y’ALL) is hosting the 4th Annual #CampFest to give attendees the chance to feel like a kid again while raising money for Camp Twin Lakes. Y’ALL connects young philanthropy-focused professionals in the metro Atlanta area and plans event to support Camp Twin Lakes.

#CampFest will take place Aug. 6 at Sweetwater Brewery from 7 to – 11 p.m. This event will include food trucks, inflatable activities, games, a s’mores bar, and live music from Sam Hill Entertainment’s The Free.

“Camp Twin Lakes makes a huge impact in the lives of all the children we’re able to send to camp,” says Y’ALL President Micah McLain, “and our team is honored to be able to help raise money and awareness for this great organization. This is the third year I’ve helped organize Camp Fest and it just gets better and better, so I know our 2016 event will be the best yet!” 

Tickets are currently on sale. #CampFest general admission tickets, which include access to the previously mentioned attractions as well as 6 SweetWater beer pours, are $35. VIP Tickets are on sale for $60 and give ticket holders additional access to a meal and dessert from Shake Shack as well as wine and liquor catering in a private air-conditioned lounge.

All proceeds benefit Camp Twin Lakes and help provide medically supportive, life-changing camp experiences to Georgia’s children facing serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges.

For more information about #CampFest, check out the Facebook Page. Participants must be 21 years or older to attend.

About Camp Twin Lakes
For the past 20+ years, Camp Twin Lakes has provided life-changing camp experiences to thousands of Georgia’s children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges. Camp Twin Lakes provides week-long summer camps and year-round weekend retreats at three fully-accessible and medically-supportive campsites, day camps, and through hospital-based Camp-To-Go programs. Camp Twin Lakes collaborates with more than 60 different nonprofit organizations, each serving a different population, to create customized programs that teach campers to overcome obstacles and grow in their confidence and capabilities. Annually, Camp Twin Lakes serves more than 10,000 campers, leverages support from 3,500 volunteers, and subsidizes 70% of the direct camp costs ($550) for every camper served.

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