MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota summer camp for burn survivors is working through COVID-19 restrictions to again help kids heal.
Camp Red is typically held in Cross Lake this week every year. This summer, it’s gone online.READ MORE: Monday Will Be Season's Coldest Yet, With Flash Freeze Causing Icy Commute
In all, 53 campers received a box filled with supplies to participate in crafts and other activities this week.READ MORE: MnDOT Brings In Extra Crews Ahead Of Icy Monday Morning Commute
WCCO visited the camp two years ago, where kids who suffer from burns share their stories and meet other kids in similar situations. This year, a mock newscast gets campers ready for the day each morning.
Camp Red is a part of Firefighters for Healing.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Monday Will Be Season's Coldest Yet, With Flash Freeze Causing Icy Commute
The nonprofit was started by a former Minneapolis firefighter, Jake Laferriere who was burned in a backdraft fire 10 years ago.