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, (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

Grants allow Campagna to renovate extra cottage, serve more youth

October 28, 2015 12:00 am  •  Elena Dwyre Times Columnist - Times  There is much good news to share regarding ongoing and future plans for growth in Campagna Academy’s continuum of care that will greatly impact youth and families in our community. As you may know, Campagna is the only certified child welfare organization in Northwest Indiana that offers specialized residential treatment to children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). We opened the doors of our Northlake program for these youth in July 2013. However, we have seen the numbers on our…Read more