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Mt Hood Kiwanis

10725 SW Barbur Boulevard, Portland, OR 97219
Mt Hood Kiwanis Camp Kaleen Deatherage Interview
Interview With

Kaleen Deatherage

Executive Director for Mt Hood Kiwanis
(971) 230-2923
Kaleen@mhkc.org
  • How long has your camp been operational?

    Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp was built in the 1930's by Kiwanians as a chance for kids impacted by the Great Depression to experience camp. A few years later Kiwanians opened the camp gates to individuals with disabilities. The program was so popular, and the need so strong to serve this population, that the Camp made a permanent change to serving individuals with disabilities.  In 1950, the Camp became a not for profit entity called Mt Hood Kiwanis Camp, financially independent of the Kiwanis organization.  Today we remain a Camp for individuals with disabilities and the local Kiwanis Clubs remain dedicated to the success of the camp through various methods, alongside the hard working Camp Staff and Year-Round Staff.

  • Where are you located?
  • What is your camp’s philosophy?
  • What does your camp specialize in?
  • What activities do you offer?
  • What are the typical session lengths and approximate pricing for your camp?
  • How much staff do you have and how do you select your staff?
  • Why should parents send their kids to your camp?
  • When does your camp enrollment start and finish?
  • Is there anything else that would be helpful for parents to know about your camp?
  • What is the best way for parents to reach you to register for Camp?