Northshore Focus

Biweekly

The Northshore Focus is an ongoing feature series produced by WWNO looking at issues and the people and organizations making a difference across the Northshore region.

Northshore Focus is made possible with the support from the Northshore Community Foundation.

For many kids in St. Tammany Parish, summer is a time for long days spent playing outdoors, easy weekends at the baseball park, and — especially for kids with parents who both work — it means summer camp.

But the expense of camp leaves many families who are struggling financially with no option but to leave their kids unattended. Chassidy Groover of Covington knows what waited for her without an affordable summer camp option.

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