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Sheriff sending 12 kids to camp

Posted 17 June 2013 at 12:00 am

Press release, Orleans County Sheriff Scott Hess

ALBION – Sheriff Scott Hess is pleased to announce that 12  children from Orleans County will attend the NYS Sheriffs’ Association’s Summer Camp this year on Keuka Lake in Yates County.

The Sheriffs’ Summer Camp is designed to provide a solid recreational program combined with the development of a sense of good citizenship. The camp has been in operation since the mid-1970s and is supported by the NYSSA’s honorary members through their contributions and annual dues. This year, as in the past, the camp will accommodate hundreds of deserving kids from across the state from June 23-29.

Throughout their week-long stay, these children will observe special exhibits and demonstrations presented by Sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement personnel from across the state. Included are D.A.R.E. presentations, boat and bicycle safety programs, law enforcement equipment & technical demonstrations, pistol & archery competitions, and a talent show.

Upon completion of their stay, all campers will be awarded a certificate for their participation in a program of “Good Citizenship & Law Enforcement Studies.”

The following children are the 2013 Orleans County attendees: Nathan Olmstead, 9; Samantha Pozzobon, 12; Zarya Robinson, 12; Jessica Twardowski, 12; Jesse Perez-Weese, 11 – all from Albion.

Jonathan Zittel, 12; and Joshua Zittel, 9 – from Clarendon. Saleya Williams, 10; and Sunny Rushing, 12 – from Gaines. Travis Gotts, 11; and Ethan Nottingham, 12 – both from Medina. Richard Sewar, 11, of Ridgeway.