Vogel Alcove



Posts in Category of: School-Age

What Do Sunflowers Have to Do With a Pandemic?

September 17, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, School-Age

What do sunflowers have to do with a pandemic? Each morning when the children and staff arrive at Vogel Alcove, a plot of huge sunflowers greets us at the...

Michael Johnson Performance and Nike Donate Gear to Vogel Alcove Kids

July 16, 2020  |  Published in Donors, Early Childhood, School-Age

For those that don’t know, Michael Johnson is a 3-time running olympic team member, winning 13 gold medals during his career. He broke multiple world records, and has been...

Vogel Alcove Socks, Designed by Vogel Kids

February 14, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Corporate Partners, School-Age

During the Summer months when DISD schools are closed, we host school-aged children in our program, Camp Vogel. Last Summer, we teamed up with the sock company Dead Soxy...

Please welcome our new staff!

March 27, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Family Services, School-Age

Vogel Alcove is pleased to welcome new employees to our organization! Over the past few months, we’ve added a few smiling faces to our group of passionate professionals!

Camp Vogel 2017 Helps Children Find “The Leader in Me”

July 13, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

Camp Vogel 2017 is in full swing for our school-age campers, and the kids are having a great time while learning valuable lessons in character, leadership and personal responsibility...

Vogel Alcove Summer Day Camp

May 26, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

The lazy days of summer are a fun respite for most school-age children. But for homeless children and their families, summertime presents yet another problem to be solved. When schools...

Spring Break Camp at Vogel Alcove

March 21, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

While Spring Break provides an often-welcome respite from the rigors of school, it also presents challenges for homeless children and families, leaving kids without a safe, adult-supervised place to...

Scenes from Camp Vogel 2016

August 25, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

Summer break may be over, but the sunscreen-scented memories of Camp Vogel and Kinder Camp 2016 will remain with our campers for a long time to come. With the...

Camp Vogel Children Enjoy Movie-Themed Craft

August 11, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

Our summer day campers enjoyed a special activity this week, courtesy of the marketing firm for the upcoming movie Storks. The company provided painting supplies so that the children could...

School-Age Kids Compete in Shark Tank Challenge

July 21, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

On Wednesday, July 20, Vogel Alcove day campers got to interact with a school of sharks – without visiting an aquarium, a zoo or an ocean – and learned...

Vogel Alcove Campers Jump for Joy!

July 10, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

The children at Camp Vogel are literally bouncing off the walls! With this summer’s Camp Theme of Young Olympians, our campers are enjoying a variety of athletic field trips,...

Southwest Airlines Shares the “Love” with Our Campers

June 21, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

Demonstrating its commitment to local outreach, Southwest Airlines held a massive Field Day for the children attending Camp Vogel, our summer day camp, on June 15. Held at Love Field,...

School-Age Kids Enjoy President’s Day Gap Camp

February 4, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, School-Age

On February 15, our School-Age Program held a Gap Camp at Vogel Alcove. Gap Camps are day camps that “fill the gap” in education and child care when Dallas...