Foster Care Is Awarded Superior Contract Audit Rating

Campagna Academy Foster Care Team Is Awarded Superior Contract Audit Rating Schererville, IN  Following its 2018 contract audit, the Indiana Department of Child Services announced it has awarded a Superior Rating to Campagna Academy’s Foster Care Program. This rating represents the highest level possible during a contract audit. It also demonstrates that Campagna’s foster care team delivers purposeful, goal-oriented services, that appropriate policies and procedures are in place, and that quality and service delivery reflect best foster care practices, both in our region and throughout the State of Indiana.  “Earning this benchmark and…Read more

Getting Strong & Giving Back

At Campagna Academy Getting Strong & Giving Back is a core component of our programming. We encourage our youth to give back to their community through volunteer and community impact projects. This year the youth of Campagna have selected Compassionate Canines to partner with for “It’s All About The Pet Event”.  Our kids are working hard planning out details for the event. They are working on decorations, baking homemade dog treats and making dog and cat blankets that will be auctioned off at the event.  Our goal is for these boys and girls…Read more

CAMPAGNA ACADEMY’S 9TH ANNUAL FOSTER CARE CONFERENCE

In celebration of Foster Care Awareness Month in May Campagna Academy is hosting our 9th Annual Foster Care Conference on Saturday, April 27th at the Patrician Banquet Center 410 U.S. 30 – Schererville, IN from 8am-4pm. The conference is open to all licensed foster parents and is FREE of charge. The conference is designed to educate foster parents in Northwest Indiana with information and trending topics regarding foster care and foster youth.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided. In-Service Training Hours for foster parents and CEU’s will also be available.  Space is limited please RSVP to…Read more

Campagna awarded 35 Trees by NIRPC CommuniTree Program

Schererville, IN  -  Campagna Academy is excited to be a grant recipient from Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission’s CommuniTree program. The grant will provide 35 trees that will be planted on Campagna’s 47-acre campus in Schererville. “Our clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities will be working with Campagna’s partner, Planting Possibilities, a local non-profit that will train and supervise our youth as they plant the trees on our campus. Volunteers from Planting Possibilities will be working side by side with our youth - from the delivery and planting of the trees to nurturing…Read more

Campagna Academy is the recipient of Caesars Foundation Donation

Schererville, IN - Horseshoe Casino Hammond recently selected Campagna Academy to be the recipient of their 2017 Hero Volunteer Project. Caesars Foundation donated $10,000 to fund the volunteer project at Campagna Academy. Almost fifty volunteers from Horseshoe embarked on a two day renovation project in one of their residential cottages that serves boys with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Horseshoe employees volunteered their time and talents to remodel the kitchen and bathroom with new countertops, cabinets and fresh paint.  Their client’s bedrooms also received new vinyl window coverings and handmade closet coverings.  The volunteers…Read more

Fostering gives residents sense of purpose

Times - Elvia Malagon  Saturday, April 30, 2016 CROWN POINT — After rearing three children and retiring from a local steel mill, Jeanette Fleming started to settle into life as an empty-nester. Her daughter, who previously worked at Campagna Academy, would share stories about her job that made Fleming, 63, want to do more to help youth. On top of that, she started to wonder what was going on with the younger generation, especially young black men, while watching news about on-going violence. “I can’t save the world, but maybe I can save a…Read more

Residences at Deer Creek Makes Musical Donation to Campagna Academy

WRITTEN BY:Caitlin Vanlaningham—Mar. 11th 2016 http://www.nwindianalife.com Robert Petty, Director of Plant Operations for Residences at Deer Creek, is a dexterous fellow with a giving heart. He has a love of blues music and wood working that he was able to put together to create a very interesting item: cigar box guitars. For those who are unaware, cigar box guitars existed as early as the late 1800's after cigar manufacturers began shipping cigars in smaller containers. The homemade instrument was the solution to the problem of regular guitars being too expensive. An empty wooden cigar…Read more

Campagna chief thankful

RIPPLES OF HOPE Campagna chief thankful for donors, volunteers, and community partners  November 27, 2015 3:00 am  •  Elena Dwyre Times Columnist As CEO of Campagna Academy, I am grateful for you, our donors, volunteers, and community partners, for all your support. I consider Campagna to be especially fortunate for our dedicated, generous board members who give their time, talent and resources to support the mission of "Restoring Hope and Building Dreams" for disadvantaged youth in our community. The holiday season can be a difficult time for those with feelings of loss, anger,…Read more
Girls on the Run partners with Campagna Academy

Girls on the Run partners with Campagna Academy

Times - August 07, 2015 8:30 am  •  Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 SCHERERVILLE | "Take four steps and turn around and come toward me," said Jen Ryman, general manager of Fleet Feet in Schererville. Ryman was fitting a teenage girl into a new pair of running shoes, so she could not only train for an upcoming 5K, but also start adulthood on the right foot. Earlier this week, the sporting goods store was providing free shoes, socks and sports bras for girls from Campagna Academy, an inpatient psychiatric facility for youth, so they…Read more

Campagna Academy celebrates its founder and volunteers at dinner

August 28, 2015 12:00 am  •  By Elena Dwyre Times Columnist Campagna Academy is hosting a very special spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the gym, 7403 Cline Ave. (South Entrance), to honor Campagna Academy’s founder, Msgr. Michael Campagna. We will celebrate both Father Campagna’s legacy and his birthday, as well as our organization’s 68-year history of Restoring Hope and Building Dreams for at-risk youth and their families. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 9 and younger through Sept. 10, and $10 for adults at the door. Purchase tickets…Read more
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