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Wright Center, Abington Library hosting educational camps for students at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary


The Wright Center for Patient & Community Engagement and the Abington Community Library are presenting the three-day children’s camp, “A Day of Animals, Science and Literature,” at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Dalton on Aug. 16-18 from 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

The following is the camp schedule:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 16: “Healthy Me and Piggies” for students in grades K-4
  • Wednesday, Aug. 17: “Happy, Healthy, Hopeful Heroes” for students in grades 5-8
  • Thursday, Aug. 18: “Mammals, Medics and Manuscripts” for students in grades 9-12

The camp costs $25 per participant and includes lunch, but scholarships are available at the Abington Community Library. All children must be registered in advance on the Indraloka website at www.indrakola.org. 

Indraloka Animal Sanctuary is a private, charitable organization that provides “heaven on earth” for farm animals that have nowhere else to turn. Indraloka informs, inspires and empowers the community, especially children, on how to better care for themselves and the environment while helping animals in need. The organization advocates for a compassionate lifestyle that protects animals, the earth and an individual’s own health.

The Abington Community Library is part of the Lackawanna County Library System. The program is part of the PA Forward® Initiative promoting Healthy Literacy. Parents and guardians may apply for scholarships to the Indraloka camps at the library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit or by calling 570-587-3440.

The Wright Center for Patient & Community Engagement (PCE) addresses the social determinants of health that affect patients of The Wright Center for Community Health and the overall regional community, including economic stability, education access, quality health care, and food and housing insecurity. PCE supports the most vulnerable individuals by providing food, clothing, transportation, special vouchers and more, while also ensuring children have the necessary supplies they need to successfully begin the school year.

For more information about PCE, contact Kara Seitzinger, director of public affairs/advisor liaison to the president and CEO, at seitzingerk@thewrightcenter.org.

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