making a difference in the world, one kid at a time.

About Us

Executive Summary

Logan’s Little Warriors is a proposed non-profit camp in California, with the goal of providing support and guidance for kids in need. We aim to provide a nurturing environment where children facing diverse challenges can access emotional support and education, laying the foundation for a brighter future.

In an world where it’s increasingly important to protect the well-being of our youth, our camp will stand out as a solution-driven initiative.

The need for Logan’s Little Warriors arises from the pressing issues faced by today’s young generation. From emotional hardships to a lack of fundamental life skills education, many children confront hurdles that impact their future prospects.

Our camp is designed to address these challenges head-on, providing a haven where children can find support, uncover their strengths, and develop skills crucial for personal and academic triumph.

Our Mission and Vision

Our mission is to provide at-risk kids with a transformative outdoor experience that cultivates self- esteem, nurtures self-confidence, and imparts essential knowledge. Our goal is to be a beacon of hope, actively working to prevent drug abuse, physical and mental abuse, suicide, and self-harm.

We envision a space where laughter, learning, and personal growth intertwine — a camp that sparks joy and serves as a catalyst for positive change. We aim to bridge the gap between home and school by offering a holistic curriculum that nurtures not only academic growth but emotional resilience and life skills.

Key Points

Target Demographics: We will cater to various age groups, including 10 to 14-year-olds, foster youth, and those transitioning out of the foster care system.

Comprehensive Curriculum: Our agenda encompasses a range of crucial life skills, from emotional management and healthy habits to financial literacy.

Revenue Strategies: While our primary focus is on the well-being of the children, we’ve devised revenue-generation avenues through donations, sponsorships, and facility rentals to ensure sustained operations and growth.

Logan’s Little Warriors is not just a camp. It’s a strategic investment in the future of our youth. With your support, we aim to create a lasting impact, fostering a generation of resilient, educated, and emotionally empowered individuals who will contribute meaningfully to society.

Your investment in Logan’s Little Warriors is an investment in a brighter, more compassionate future for our children.

Camp Overview

Logan’s Little Warriors is envisioned as a transformative outdoor camp facility meticulously designed to cater to the unique needs of at-risk children. Situated in the heart of California, our camp aims to create an environment where every child feels valued, supported, and equipped with the tools needed for a brighter future.

Facility Features: The camp will boast state-of-the-art amenities amidst the tranquility of nature, offering a unique blend of adventure and education. Our features include safe and comfortable accommodation, outdoor activity spaces, and communal areas designed to foster camaraderie and teamwork.

Program Highlights: We take a holistic approach to youth development. Our programs focus on building self-esteem and self-confidence through engaging outdoor activities, skill-building workshops, and team-building exercises. From interactive sessions on emotional intelligence to thrilling outdoor adventures, each aspect of the program is created to inspire personal growth.

Target Population: Our camp is specifically designed for at-risk children, including those facing challenges such as a history of trauma, foster care, and individuals at risk of drug abuse, self-harm, or suicide. We recognize the diverse needs of this population and tailor our programs to address their unique circumstances, providing a safe space for them to explore, learn, and flourish.

Safety Measures: Logan’s Little Warriors prioritizes the safety and well-being of every participant. Our dedicated staff is trained to create a secure environment, and stringent safety protocols will be in place to ensure that each child’s experience is not only enriching but also free from harm.

Impactful Learning Environment: The camp’s immersive setting encourages hands-on learning and fosters a sense of community. Through carefully crafted experiences, we aim to equip these young
individuals with essential life skills, nurturing their resilience and empowering them to face life’s challenges with confidence.

Programs & Curriculum

We’re committed to providing a comprehensive and impactful agenda, ensuring that every moment at the camp contributes to the personal growth and well-being of our participants.

Our curriculum is crafted to ensure a well-rounded experience, fostering personal development and resilience. Through a blend of educational workshops and outdoor adventures, we empower each child to face life’s challenges with confidence and determination.

1. Goal-Setting: Participants engage in practical goal-setting exercises, learning the importance of setting achievable objectives and gaining the tools to navigate challenges.

2. Vision Boards: Creativity meets intentionality as children craft vision boards, helping them visualize their dreams and aspirations, fostering a sense of purpose.

3. Meditation: Mindfulness sessions promote emotional well-being, teaching kids to navigate stress and develop a calm, focused mindset through simple meditation techniques.

4. Emotional Management: Structured workshops empower children to understand and manage their emotions, promoting healthier coping mechanisms and resilience.

5. Habit-Building: Guided sessions on building positive habits instill a sense of discipline, promoting routines that contribute to personal growth and well-being.

6. Exercising: Physical activity is woven into the daily routine, offering a range of exercises and sports to promote physical health and teamwork.

7. Healthy Eating: Nutritional education and interactive cooking sessions teach the importance of healthy eating habits, providing practical skills for a balanced lifestyle.

8. Financial Literacy: Tailored for different age groups, financial literacy workshops introduce concepts like saving, investing, and the basics of financial planning.

9. Nature Exploration: Forest walks provide a serene backdrop for self-discovery, encouraging a connection with nature and promoting mental well-being.

10. Fishing: Outdoor activities like fishing not only offer a recreational outlet but also teach patience, focus, and respect for the environment.

11. Animal Care: Caring for farm animals at our on-site shelter will teach responsibility, empathy, and the profound bond that can be formed with animals.

Target Demographics

We’re dedicated to serving specific age groups and demographics, recognizing the unique challenges these individuals face and the potential for positive impact through our programs.

1. 10 to 14-Year-Olds: The camp will cater to pre-adolescents, offering a supportive environment during a crucial stage of emotional and social development. By instilling essential life skills at this age, we aim to foster resilience and self-confidence.

2. Foster Youth: Children within the foster care system often face disruptions that impact their sense of stability. We’re committed to providing a safe space for these youth, addressing their emotional needs and offering guidance as they navigate the complexities of their journey.

3. Kids with Disabilities: Children with disabilities may encounter additional obstacles in their daily lives. Our camp is designed to be inclusive, ensuring that activities and support systems are accessible, promoting self-esteem and a sense of belonging.

4. Those Aging Out of the Foster System: Teens transitioning out of the foster care system face a critical juncture with limited support structures. Logan’s Little Warriors aims to provide guidance, instill life skills, and bolster self-confidence to better equip them for independent living.

Why these Groups: These demographic groups often lack access to consistent emotional support, positive role models, and structured learning environments. Intervening at a formative stage can significantly help these kids, reducing the risk of negative outcomes.

How the Camp Helps: Through our tailored programs, we offer a holistic approach that addresses emotional needs and imparts practical life skills. The camp becomes a community where children find understanding, encouragement, and the tools necessary to navigate challenges successfully.

Revenue Generation

We will employ practical strategies to ensure fiscal sustainability, allowing us to remain financially robust, so we can focus on our core mission of improving the lives of at-risk children.

1. Land Donations: We seek partnerships and donations for acquiring land. Collaborations with individuals, businesses, or organizations willing to contribute to the land will assist our vision.

2. Tent Camping: To diversify revenue streams, a section of our camp is dedicated to tent camping. Families and outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a nature-centric experience, with proceeds directly supporting our mission.

3. Facility Rentals: Our camp facilities will be available for external events, workshops, and retreats. By renting out spaces, we will not only generate revenue but also establish valuable connections within the community.

4. Corporate Partnerships: We will forge partnerships with corporations that align with our mission. Corporate sponsorships and collaborations can provide financial support and contribute to the success of our programs.

5. Fundraising Events: Organizing regular fundraising events creates opportunities for community engagement. These events can include charity runs, auctions, or community gatherings, allowing us to connect with supporters and raise essential funds.

6. Grants: Actively pursuing grants from foundations, government agencies, and philanthropic organizations provides a stable funding source. Our commitment to our mission makes us eligible for a variety of grants that support youth development and well-being.

7. Individual Donations: Encouraging individual donations remains a cornerstone of our revenue strategy. Providing accessible platforms for people to contribute financially allows us to harness the collective power of community support.

8. Sponsorship Programs: Implementing sponsorship programs allows businesses and individuals to directly support specific aspects of our camp, such as educational workshops, outdoor activities, or facilities maintenance.

9. Merchandise Sales: Creating branded merchandise offers a tangible way for supporters to contribute while also raising awareness about Logan’s Little Warriors. Sales proceeds contribute directly to our mission.

10. Membership Programs: Establishing membership programs where individuals or businesses can subscribe to regular contributions provides a consistent and reliable source of revenue for ongoing operations.

Camp Development Timeline

Our development timeline is aimed at efficiently bringing our camp to life.

Year 1: Acquiring Land. In the initial year, our focus is on securing the ideal piece of land. We will actively engage with potential donors, businesses, and community partners who share our commitment to youth development. The desired land is characterized by a mix of forest, lake, and open space, providing a harmonious setting for our outdoor programs.

Year 2: Building or Purchasing Facilities. With the land secured, the second year marks the commencement of building or purchasing facilities. A streamlined and efficient process will ensure that we create a safe, welcoming environment conducive to the well-being and growth of the children we aim to serve.

Year 3: Implementing Programs. By the third year, Logan’s Little Warriors will be fully operational. Our carefully crafted programs, encompassing goal-setting, emotional management, and outdoor adventures, will be in full swing.

Year 4: Animal Shelter Integration. The fourth year introduces the integration of an on-site animal shelter. The shelter will create a haven for a variety of animals. Children will actively engage in caring for these animals, fostering a sense of responsibility and empathy. This hands-on experience further reinforces our mission to build well-rounded, compassionate individuals.

Year 5: Expansion and Growth. In the fifth year we will consider expanding Logan’s Little Warriors,
with additional sites in California and interstate.

Marketing Strategy

Our marketing strategy is designed to effectively communicate our mission, engage the community, and secure support for our programs. It is grounded in clear messaging, community integration, and the cultivation of genuine connections. By leveraging both online and offline channels, we aim to build a strong foundation of support.

1. Online Presence: A robust online presence is crucial. We will maintain an informative website, regularly updated with our mission, programs, and success stories. Active engagement on social media platforms will amplify our message and fosters community interaction.

2. Community Collaborations: We will forge strong collaborations with local businesses, schools, and organizations. By hosting joint events and workshops, we will integrate into the community fabric, expanding our reach and fostering meaningful connections.

3. Targeted Fundraising Campaigns: Strategic, targeted fundraising campaigns are key. We will mobilize support by clearly articulating our goals and the impact of contributions. These campaigns will leverage various platforms, including social media, email newsletters, and community events.

4. Educational Workshops: We will organize educational workshops not only for potential donors but also for the community at large. These workshops will highlight the significance of our programs, creating informed advocates who spread awareness and contribute to our mission.

5. Local Media Coverage: We will engage with local media outlets to secure coverage of Logan’s Little Warriors. Newspapers, radio stations, and community newsletters will play a pivotal role in reaching a broader audience and garnering community support.

6. Collaborative Events: We will participate in and host collaborative events with local businesses and community leaders. These events will not only raise awareness but also generate financial support and foster relationships that benefit both parties.

7. Testimonials and Success Stories: We will highlight the impact of our programs through testimonials and success stories that resonate with potential supporters. These authentic narratives will humanize our mission, making it relatable and compelling.

8. Community Involvement: Active participation in community events, fairs, and festivals reinforces our commitment to the local community. Face-to-face interactions will allow us to connect directly, answer questions, and build trust.

9. Partnerships with Schools: We will establish partnerships with local schools to integrate our programs into their curriculum or extracurricular activities. This will not only expand our reach but also solidify our role in nurturing the community’s youth.

10. Continuous Engagement: We will maintain consistent communication with our audience. Regular updates, newsletters, and acknowledgment of contributions will ensure ongoing engagement and reinforce the shared responsibility of supporting at-risk children.

Financial Projections

We’re committed to financial transparency and sustainability. Our projections cover key phases, providing a clear picture of our financial roadmap.

1-Year Projection: In the inaugural year, we anticipate focusing on land acquisition, with an estimated budget of $500,000. This includes initial site assessments, legal processes, and community outreach. Fundraising events, individual donations, and potential grants are expected to contribute to covering these costs.

5-Year Projection: Over the next five years, we project allocating approximately $2 million for facility development, ensuring the construction or purchase of safe and suitable buildings. Operational costs during this period are estimated at $1.5 million, covering staffing, utilities, and program expenses. Revenue streams, including facility rentals and fundraising, are expected to offset operational costs, gradually moving towards financial sustainability.

10-Year Projection: Looking ahead a decade, Logan’s Little Warriors aims for self-sufficiency. Continued revenue diversification and community support are anticipated to cover ongoing operational expenses. We foresee an ongoing annual investment of $500,000 in maintaining and enhancing facilities to ensure a high-quality experience for our participants.

Revenue Projections:

  • Land acquisition efforts are anticipated to be supported by targeted fundraising events, with a goal of securing 60% of funds from community involvement.
  • Facility development and initial operational costs will rely on a mix of individual donations, corporate partnerships, and potential grants, with a 40% revenue coverage expectation.
  • By the 5th year, we project a revenue increase to cover approximately 70% of operational costs, with facility rentals and ongoing fundraising events playing a pivotal role.
  • Long-term sustainability in the 10th year will involve a combination of facility rentals, membership programs, and continued community engagement, covering 80% of costs.
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Logan’s Little Warriors

Making a difference in the world, one kid at a time.

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Find out more about how YOU can help save the lives of youth in our community.

Kerrie Hill – Founder & Executive Director

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