2nd Annual Camp Reveille “Rest and Recharge” Caregiver Getaway Contest
Being a caregiver is a tough task. With over 65 million caregivers in the U.S. providing care for loved ones, it’s important that we take the time to honor and reward their love and dedication.
A Place for Mom is recognizing female caregivers across the country by entering them to win a four day and three night (August 21-24, 2014) “girl getaway” at Camp Reveille in Naples, Maine.
Although men and women caregivers are both hardworking and deserving, this contest recognizes female caregivers currently caring for a senior loved one, as part of Joan Lunden’s Camp Reveille Mission to be a unique getaway where women can re-energize, refresh and relax.
If selected as the winner, a caregiver can choose one female friend or family member to attend camp and camp programs with her, and we’ll take care of airfare and the stay at camp.
Camp Reveille hosts a number of fun activities and programs, including:
- Dance Classes
- Fitness Classes
- Movie Nights
How to Enter the Contest
Caregivers can enter the “Rest and Recharge” Caregiver Getaway Contest in several ways: by completing the form below, through the APFM Facebook page (under “Camp Reveille Contest“), or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. All entries must include the introduction details and short essay, which are each described below. If entering by e-mail, simply copy and paste this Introduction Details into the e-mail, along with the answers and the essay.
Please provide information for each item listed below.
* Description of loved one receiving care
* Name of loved one receiving care
* Age of loved one receiving care
* Loved one’s relationship to you, the caregiver
Please submit a short essay (300-500 words) and address the following questions for yourself, or for another caregiver you are nominating:
1. How has being a caregiver created positive change in your life?
2. In what ways have you positively impacted the life of the person for whom you are caring?
3. What do you hope to gain by attending Camp Reveille?
All entries are due by 11:59 a.m. PST, July 18, 2014. Don’t miss a chance to be a part of the contest!
Applicants must agree that if chosen as the winner, they will attend Camp Reveille, take photos and accommodate a one-hour interview after they are home. A Place for Mom will then use the information gathered during the interview, as well as select photos taken by the winner, to create one blog post describing the winner’s “Rest and Recharge” experience.
Best of luck to all who enter! We can’t wait to hear your stories!
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