Camp HOPE America, Safe Futures

Camp HOPE America is a national camping and mentoring program that is focused on children whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence. This program brings a trauma-informed lens to the camping experience. The Camp HOPE America, Safe Futures model is comprised of one week of varied camp programming, supported by year round mentoring activities through the Pathways program.


Outcomes: Camp HOPE America, a program of Alliance for HOPE International, has focused intensively on the correlations between witnessing domestic violence as a child and juvenile delinquency, adult illness, disease, and criminality. The Alliance developed Camp HOPE America specifically for children and teens impacted by domestic violence.


Summer 2023 ☀️

Safe Futures is looking for HOPE Counselors for Summer 2023! Camp HOPE America is the first camping and mentoring initiative in the United States to focus on children exposed to domestic violence. Counselors are important cheerleaders in campers’ lives and your commitment, mentorship, and guidance can make a difference.
Interested in Applying? Contact Christine Foster at [email protected] or (860) 941-2492.



Learn more

For more information on Camp HOPE America, Safe Futures contact Christine Foster, Director of Crisis Counseling & Camp HOPE America at [email protected]

Download the Camp HOPE Brochure: English | Spanish

Download the Partner Agency Nomination Form Camp HOPE & Pathways form here


Safe Futures is a nonprofit 501c3 organization which serves victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking in southeastern Connecticut. Safe Futures’ affiliation with HOPE America has made it possible to offer this evidence-based camping program each year.