Camp Reward Brings Families Together; the Empowered Parents Project Teaches Parenting
Harlin, Lynn Skapyak, The Florida Times Union
Byline: LYNN SKAPYAK HARLIN
The Empowered Parents Project's third annual Camp Reward recently honored families at Jacksonville Skeet and Trap Club in North Jacksonville, with about 125 families getting to shoot, eat barbecue and watch a Jacksonville Sheriff's K-9 demonstration.
"Camp Reward is our way to show families it pays to make good choices. Empowered Parents doesn't fix problem children. It teaches skills so parents become better parents," said Glenn Ellison, founder and CEO of Empowered Parents.
Northside resident C.J. Wright, a facilitator in Empowered Parents, said she started out as "just another screwed-up parent."
She remembers …
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Publication information: Article title: Camp Reward Brings Families Together; the Empowered Parents Project Teaches Parenting. Contributors: Harlin, Lynn Skapyak - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: November 3, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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