By Laura Perdew
To continue the remarkable legacy of 6-year-old Zachary Archer Cohn who drowned in a drain entrapment in 2007, Conn.-based water safety organization The ZAC Foundation has teamed up with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fullerton to bring the Foundation’s award-winning ZAC Camp to more than 100 local five- to nine-year-olds through its grant program.
The Fullerton ZAC Camp is part of national two-year-old partnership initiative undertaken by The ZAC Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America to bring lifesaving water-safety skills to thousands of Club members across the country. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fullerton was selected through a rigorous application process and chosen based on its commitment to advancing water safety locally.
“Last year we saw Zachary’s legacy live on in each and every Boys & Girls Club member who went through ZAC Camp,” said Karen Cohn, co-founder of The ZAC Foundation. “We are excited to expand our message to Fullerton to educate a new batch of campers and their families at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fullerton.”
The ZAC Camp program combines in-pool swimming lessons, safety classes with First Responders, and classroom curriculum based on tenets of water safety taught in a children’s …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce