THRIVE 9TH WARD

Providing Space, Creating Opportunity, Empowering Leaders, Restoring Hope in the Desire and Florida Neighborhoods

Thrive 9th Ward (T9) provides a safe, fun space for community members to grow together, and creates opportunities for neighbors to grow personally and professionally through summer camps, youth programs, sports and rec programming, and workforce training.

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Location

9th Ward New Orleans, LA

Vision + Mission

Thrive 9th Ward Summer Camp is an intense 7 week camp for 5-12 year olds. It’s a combination of Sports, educational ,and arts activities from 8-2:30pm Monday through Friday. 

Lodging

Groups will stay at Camp Hope, a converted school building that now houses up to 300 people at a time. Camp Hope has bunk rooms, bathrooms, showers, meeting spaces, recreational areas, cafeteria, and a staff kitchen. Group will need to bring their own sheets, pillows, towels, and toiletries. For questions related to Camp Hope, please contact Mandyc@thegatheringcc.com.

Meals

The fee Includes hot breakfast, sack lunch to bring to the Community Center for Lunch, and a themed dinner every evening. Camp Hope does not provide meals on the weekend.  

Schedule

When should teams plan to arrive and depart? For 3 day trips we recommended arriving Monday and departing Thursday. For 5 day trips we recommend arriving Sunday dinner time and departing Friday lunch time. 

Group Size

Thrive T9 prefers groups between10-20 people.

Age

Participants must be 16 or older. 

Cost

$29 per person per day.

Videos

T9 Vision

T9 Summer Camp

Camp Hope

Contact

Curt Moore

MNA ShortTerm Missions Specialist