Cheers to 70 Years! 70th Anniversary Celebration

Campagna Academy’s 70th Anniversary Celebration takes place Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5pm to 9pm at Horseshoe Casino in The Venue. Guests will enjoy gourmet food stations, premium beer and wine bars, silent auction, live auction and live music by Got Issues. The event is open to the public and advance reservations are required. You can purchase tickets by contacting Nikki at 219.322.8614 x453, NWielgos@Cahope.org  or purchase them online http://bit.ly/2qcRjUi Proceeds from our 70th Anniversary Celebration will go directly to benefit the youth of Campagna Academy. The funds will allow us to continue to strengthen…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

Campagna Academy Hosts Lunch & Learn – May 12th

Campagna Academy Hosts Lunch & Learn – May 12th Campagna Academy is hosting a Lunch & Learn on Friday, May 12th.  Join us for more information about the Education of Children with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD) in Residential Care.  The training will be presented by Al Gandolfi the Assistant Superintendent of Lake Central School Corporation & Elena Dwyre the CEO at Campagna Academy. Lunch, CEU’s and an optional tour of one of our IDD residential cottages and classrooms will be provided. Registration is from 10:30am – 11:00 at our Campagna Center located on the north side of…Read more

Campagna Academy’s 7th Annual Foster Care Conference

  Campagna Academy’s 7th Annual Foster Care Conference Restoring Hope & Building Dreams In celebration of Foster Care Awareness Month this May Campagna Academy is hosting their 7th Annual Foster Care Conference on Thursday, May 4th 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…Read more

Campagna Academy Receives Grants for Sensory Room from Legacy Foundation and Crown Point Community Foundation

Schererville, IN. August 30, 2016 – Campagna Academy gratefully announces receipt of a $25,000 grant from the Legacy Foundation that has built a sensory room on Campagna’s campus; and a $6,368 grant from the Crown Point Community Foundation that will equip this room with sensory items. This funding will make a great impact in the therapeutic treatment of adolescent clients with intellectual / developmental disabilities and histories of trauma and/or neglect and behavioral issues in Campagna’s open residential program. “Receiving these grants not only creates a physical sensory room, but also purchases equipment that will provide stimuli necessary to…Read more

Campagna Academy expands its commitment to at-risk youth

Article: Amanda Wilson, Times Correspondent Jun 11, 2016 Photo: Tony V Martin - The Times There is a place where hope abounds and dreams are not impossible, no matter how high the odds seem stacked against success. It’s a place first conceived of by Father Michael Campagna more than 60 years ago, when he had a vision of restoring hope and building dreams for troubled boys whom society had given up on. Today, that vision has grown to include some 350 at-risk boys and girls helped annually by Campagna Academy. Even though some of the…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
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