Under One Sky encourages youth in foster care to make wise choices for their lives, to remember the joy of being a child, to cope with the changes and realities of foster care, and to make a successful transition to adulthood. Under One Sky is an Asheville, North Carolina-based nonprofit organization, which provides services for children who have experienced, or are experiencing, the foster care system. Under One Sky's year-long programs promote emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual growth and help youth to establish permanent connections to a mentoring community of supportive adults and peers.
Since 1996, Under One Sky Village Foundation Programs, have served more than 500 children in foster care from more than 45 public and private agencies in North Carolina.
Under One Sky Village Foundation offers the following year-round, strength-based programs and services for children in foster care in North Carolina between the ages of 7 and 17: Journey Camp Experience, Junior Journey Camp Experience, Rites of Passage, Adoption and Reunification Support Groups, and Youth Services.
“Under One Sky Camp is the only place where I can be myself and not fear judgment by other kids and adults for being in foster care.” - 12 year-old camper