Law Enforcement Youth Camp (LEYC) is a non-profit organization that provides an opportunity for disadvantaged youth within Pierce County to attend a summer camp that they might not be able to attend otherwise. It gives them a chance to interact with law enforcement and have positive experiences with the police, as well as experience the fun and positive interactions of attending a week-long camp.
The children are what the Law Enforcement Youth Camp is all about. Selected children take part in a variety of activities at camp including swimming, horseback riding, archery, fishing, a whiffle ball tournament, and campfire skits and songs. The kids are given a chance to see police officers and deputy sheriffs in roles they may never have seen them in. This gives the kids a chance to see that officers have lives that include families, hobbies and activities outside of law enforcement.
The 2014 Camp is scheduled for August 25 - 29, 2014.
For more information about the Law Enforcement Youth Camp, visit the LEYC website.