We see a future where every child has a chance to develop his or her gifts and make the world a better place
Our mission is to help underprivileged children discover and develop their potential for leadership through programs that encourage self-esteem, compassion, cultural awareness, and a sense of being connected to the wider world.
Ohana. “Ohana” is a Hawaiian word for family—a family that includes relatives, friends, neighbors, and the wider world.’
Hope. Camp Ohana is founded on the belief that we all have the power to change things for the better.
Respect. Camp Ohana is a place where everyone honored and treated with consideration and care.
Wellbeing. Camp Ohana promotes physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, safety, and growth.
Stewardship. Camp Ohana is dedicated to protecting and respecting the environment that sustains us.
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What we Do
We help children discover how much they have to give to their communities and the wider world. We help them grow healthy and strong, learn new skills, gain confidence, and discover hidden talents through athletics, the arts, education and literacy, and cultural exchanges. By nurturing their abilities and connecting them to a worldwide family or “ohana,” we help them become the next generation of community leaders and global citizens.
Who We are
Established in 2008, Camp Ohana Foundation is a United States-based nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status, our mission extends far beyond conventional boundaries. Through a harmonious blend of recreation, education, and cross-cultural programs, we are dedicated to nurturing the potential of children, guiding them on a journey to become not only leaders but also global citizens. At the heart of our foundation lies a commitment to instilling values that transcend borders, creating a future where young minds thrive as empowered contributors to our interconnected world.