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CAP in the News

I do a lot of reading — and often write about — Kentuckians who’ve made a positive difference for our state. One person who I believe often gets overlooked is Catholic priest Father Ralph Beiting, who died at age 88 in 2012. He’s perhaps most easily...

Press Release

MARTIN, Ky. — Dr. Terry Swan, dean of the chapel at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY, was the featured speaker at Christian Appalachian Project’s (CAP) observance of National Day of Prayer Thursday. This year’s theme of Unity struck a perfect...

Volunteer Voices

Around this time last year, I read a blog post that talked about the stillness of camp as a "calm before the storm." I have a slightly different view. On the surface, camp is still. It is a perfect slice of nature where all kinds of wildlife make...

Camp Shawnee, one of the oldest camps in Eastern Kentucky, continues to impact the lives of children. A generous, posthumous estate gift from Nancy Bradford recently enabled Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) to build a new girls’ dormitory for the...

As a Camp Program volunteer, one of the most common questions I receive is, “What do you do during the school year?” During the school year, members of this program go into schools within three counties to teach enriching curriculum. This year, our...

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