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Boats needed for Camp Cavett

by Ed Godfrey Modified: June 26, 2013 at 3:35 pm •  Published: June 26, 2013
North Oklahoma City Bassmasters and other volunteers bring fishing boats each year to Lake Texoma to take Camp Cavett children out for a half day in a fish-for-anything derby. The derby is held during the week-long summer camp for kids from all over Oklahoma who are out-patients at Oklahoma Children's Hospital.
North Oklahoma City Bassmasters and other volunteers bring fishing boats each year to Lake Texoma to take Camp Cavett children out for a half day in a fish-for-anything derby. The derby is held during the week-long summer camp for kids from all over Oklahoma who are out-patients at Oklahoma Children's Hospital.

Volunteers with boats are needed to take kids with chronic and terminal illnesses for a day of fishing on July 13 during Camp Cavett at Lake Texoma.
Camp Cavett is the annual camp for patients at Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City. It was founded by Danny Cavett, the chaplain at the hospital.
The camp has existed since 2003 and a volunteer nursing staff attends to assist with the kids’ medical needs during the week.
Every year the kids are treated to a fishing trip and the camp always needs volunteers who have boats.
If you are interested in volunteering, visit  http://cavettkidsfoundation.org/volunteers. Click on “volunteer registration” and follow the process through to sign up for the “bass fishing day.”

by Ed Godfrey
Reporter Sr.
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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