Camp La Junta was honored at the state level recently for 90 years of camp history. 

Rep. Andrew Murr honored the camp with a resolution on the floor of the Texas House.

“We love what we do, so it’s exciting when we’re honored in such a public way for the good stuff that not only La Junta, but all the Hill Country camps do for kids,” said director Katie Fineske.

The all-boys summer camp is in Hunt and supports children through a program called DreamKamp, where local sixth-graders come to La Junta for a week free of charge.

This is the first time the camp has been honored at the state level.

“It’s exciting for our staff to know that their hard work, tenacity and putting in long hours all pays off,” Fineske said. “We are making a difference in kiddos’ lives.”

For details about the camp, go to lajunta.com.

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