NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - This week, military children are getting a much needed summer break.
Military families make a lot of sacrifices as they watch their loved ones go off to war. Operation Catch Me If You Can provides an opportunity for children to be with those who share similar experiences that their other friends may not understand.
Sixty children from across the state are now enjoying a wide range of activities at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. On Thursday, they were busy learning about therapy dogs.
Camper Mackenzie Patterson said, "I think it's very important that you have people that really understand what you're going through because sometimes times get hard and as you get older things can get a little worse but then when your friends come up they can help you through everything."
The camp is open to children ages 8 to 12.
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