Youth camp members sing for their supper |

Youth camp members sing for their supper

The Associated PressMembers of Prisoners For Christ are pictured from left to right: (back) Bob Davis (staff), Alex Berospe, Leo Barrios, Raymond Mesa and Carlos Flores; (front) Cindy Hoffman (instructor), Eddie Rodriguez, Michael Sanchez, Her Seng, Alvarro Navarro, Josh Harjo and Gilardo Hernandez.
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Grass Valley Assembly of God was privileged to have 10 wards from Washington Ridge, California Youth Conservation Camp here in Nevada County, minister in music at our church on Sunday, Dec. 22. They sang under the direction of Cindy Hoffman, the new music teacher at Washington Ridge.

You could not find a better group of guys in Nevada County. They were well-mannered, loving and so appreciative of the opportunity to sing. After church, they were treated to pizza before going back to camp.

In order for them to leave the camp, the boys have to be accompanied by a staff member. On this particular day, Bob Davis volunteered to escort them into town.

At present, there are about 60 young men from the age of 18-20 at Washington Ridge. Their stay at camp is approximately one year. During the fall and winter months, the young men do community service work during the day and attend school at night to get their high school diplomas. During fire season, they fight fires all over Northern California.

For more information, call 273-1273.

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