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OCFS and NYS Parks Team Up to Offer Foster Families a Special Camping Opportunity

OCFS and Parks team up to offer foster families special camping opportunityOCFS has launched a special initiative in cooperation with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to offer a unique camping experience for foster families in New York State.

Special $50 gift cards will be available to foster families for two nights at a campsite at any one of 66 parks throughout the state.   Along with the gift card, foster families will receive a list of camping parks, a camping guide, an outdoor exploration guide and instructions to reserve their stay.  Once they make their reservation, they will also receive a special camping experience package with a knapsack, keepsake, and customized information about outdoor programs, trail maps, events and activities.

As a special bonus, all families who send along photos or memories of their camping experience will be automatically entered to win a full North Face camping equipment package including a 6-person tent, sleeping bags, camping chairs, cook stove and more!