Our Community Cares Camp's goal is to create a caring community where every child can find success. OCCC has a number of partners with equally important goals. On Our Partners page you can learn more about our different partner types and partner relationships. Read the mission statements of our partner organizations. If you want to learn more about one of our partners, click on their logo to be transported to their website.
The Child Literacy Foundation's mission is to inspire a love of reading and writing among low-income, at-risk, and rural children up to age 12 throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.
The Farm at VYCC empowers youth, adults and families to connect with farm-fresh food and experience improved health and quality of life.
We unite the community around health, nutrition and food access for all. The VYCC teaches the Learning Kitchen at OCCC in the summer.
Common Good Vermont is the only statewide organization in Vermont dedicated to uniting and strengthening all of the mission-driven organizations that serve the Green Mountain State. Common Good Vermont serves as the “go to” resource for our peers to share resources, gain skills, and build partnerships.
Located next to the railroad tracks in the Richmond Village, Richmond Market & Beverage provides the convenience and quality that our neighbors have been looking for. We strive to provide as many local products as possible, from grass fed beef, to local seasonal produce, and even Vermont wines and cheeses.
Richmond Market and Beverage are the primary food supplier for OCCC. Their dedication to buying local and their ability to find the best prices are a great support to OCCC in our journey to shop locally and support local businesses.
The town generously donates storage space for OCCC materials when camp is not in session.
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. The goal is to ensure that no child goes hungry this summer.
The agency's Child Nutrition Programs staff administer the federal programs that support nutritious meals and snacks in schools, daycare settings and summer program sites, ensuring that nutritious, high-quality meals and snacks are served to program participants in all eligible sites in Vermont
Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Two summer food programs are administered nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, and within Vermont by the Agency of Education’s Child Nutrition Programs.
The mission of the Richmond Food Shelf and Thrift Store, Inc. located in the village of Richmond, Vermont is to improve the lives of individuals and families in the community who are experiencing financial hardship.
OCCC is a proud member of the Western Slopes Business Association. You can learn more about local businesses and activities at their
Chittenden East Supervisory Union is an important partner for OCCC. CESU cooperates with OCCC to provide space and transportation for our summer campers. OCCC provides food for all students attending CESU academic programs.
OCCC partners with local libraries to provide pizza lunches on Fridays in the summer from late June to late July.