Winshape Camps for Communities Is Coming To Florence With The “Summer Of A Lifetime”

Launch Party Planned for May 1st 

FLORENCE, SC: - Helping Florence Flourish is happy to again host the annual WinShape Camp at First Presbyterian Church in Florence, SC!  Registration is now open.  Beginning Monday, July 18th, WinShape Camps for Communities will bring a one-week day camp experience to Florence for those who have completed grades K-8. The summer camp program, started by Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy, will run through Friday, July 22nd.


Florence was chosen along with more than 85 cities across the country to host the WinShape day camp, where more than 30,000 campers will experience the summer of a lifetime in 2022.  The camp provides professionally-trained staff to guide each day’s activities – known as “skills” – that are designed to provide something for every kid’s interests. Campers get to choose from more than 20 different skills to enjoy throughout the week, including basketball, soccer, painting, crafts and center stage.

Camp will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with a half day on Friday where the whole family is invited to join their camper(s) for Friday Family Fun Day. To wrap up the week, this day ends with a free picnic lunch for the families, catered by Chick-fil-A.

Helping Florence Flourish welcomes WinShape Camp back to First Presbyterian Church, 700 Park Avenue in Florence.  Campers from diverse backgrounds will come together for a week of life-changing, memory-making, adventure-taking experiences ranging from sports to creative play to worship!  The cost is $224.00 per camper and some scholarships are available (you can inquire at  Learn more or register for this week of fun, faith, fitness and fellowship at


Volunteers are welcome as well to help.  Just text VOLUNTEER to 843-407-2417 for details.


On Sunday, May 1st, the public is welcome to come to First Presbyterian for a WinShape camp launch party from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Enjoy snow cones, popcorn, yard games and more - plus you'll GET $25 OFF the WinShape Camp registration price!  Bring your friends and family and join the fun! 




Helping Florence Flourish is made up of four focus groups that were established as a result of a survey given to 68 Christian leaders in Florence, SC that asked them to identify the greatest needs in our community.  The results were racial bridging, restoration of the family, educational partnership and care for the homeless.  An additional area was added: prayer.  The work of these focus groups, along with the Citywide Prayer Gatherings, are the core of Helping Florence Flourish. Through the willing coordination of local nonprofit organizations, Florence churches, and volunteers, Helping Florence Flourish seeks to make visible positive changes in these critical areas.  Helping Florence Flourish is working toward a visible demonstration of the unity of the body of Christ to bless Florence. To learn more, donate or get involved, visit



S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, Inc., started WinShape Camps in 1985 with the hopes of creating a camp experience that would offer kids fun, adventure, lasting friendships and a closer relationship with God. Since then, thousands of campers have experienced the amazing programs at WinShape Camps.

Today, WinShape Camps offers a variety of camp experiences for boys and girls of all ages, including one-week and two-week overnight camp programs for boys and girls, as well as 100+ day camps throughout the nation called WinShape Camps for Communities.

WinShape Camps for Boys is located in beautiful Mt. Berry, Georgia, with one-week overnight opportunities in Cleveland, Georgia and Boiling Springs, North Carolina. WinShape Camps for Girls offers one-week overnight camps throughout North Georgia and the Carolinas and a two-week overnight experience in Mt. Berry, GA.


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