Children's Camps

Camp Twin Lakes

At Children’s, we understand that every child needs to feel special. That’s why we collaborate with organizations like Camp Twin Lakes to offer children and their families the experience of camp—to have fun, meet others with similar conditions and build confidence.

Thank you to all of our sponsors who make these camps possible each year.

     
 
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Video: Summer Camp with Hope and Will

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As the summer comes to an end and the new school year ramps up, it's time to take a look back at the fun we had at summer camp. We collaborated with organizations to offer children and their families the full experience of camp—having fun, meeting others with similar conditions and building confidence. Be sure you join us next summer!

 

Camps Offered

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Camp Braveheart: overnight camp for children and teens that have had a heart transplant or are affected by heart disease.

   

Camp Carpe Diem: overnight camp for children with medically-controlled epilepsy and other seizure disorders.

Sunday, June 1 to Friday, June 6
Volunteers arrive Saturday, May 31
  Sunday, May 25 to Friday, May 30
Volunteers arrive Saturday, May 24
     

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Camp Courage: overnight camp for children with craniofacial disorders.

 

Camp Krazy Legs: summer day camp and overnight camp for children and teens with spina bifida.

Sunday, May 25 to Friday, May 30
Volunteers arrive Saturday, May 24
  Sunday, July 6 to Friday, July 11
Volunteers arrive Saturday, July 5
     

Camp No Limb-itations

 

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Camp No Limb-itations: weekend camp for children with limb deficiencies and their families.

 

Second Chance Family Weekend: fall weekend getaway for transplant recipients, candidates and their families.

Sunday, June 22 to Friday, June 27
Volunteers arrive Saturday, June 21
  Friday, Sept. 12 to Sunday, Sept. 14
     

Camp Strong4Life

     Camp Independence 

Camp Strong4Life: one week residential camp for children who are overweight and two family weekends for campers and their parents.

 

Camp Independence: week-long summer camp for children and teens who have been diagnosed with kidney disease, are on dialysis or have received an organ transplant.

Camper week
    Sunday, June 29 to Friday, July 4 
    Volunteers arrive Saturday, June 28
Weekend Dates
*Family attends one orientation and one reunion
Orientation Weekends: (choose one) 
    Friday May 2 to Sunday
        May 4: Camp Twin Lakes 
    Saturday June 14: In Town
Reunion Weekends: (choose one) 
    Friday Sept. 19 to
        Sunday Sept. 21: Camp Twin Lakes
    Saturday Oct. 4: In Town
       Sunday, July 27 to Friday, Aug. 1
Volunteers arrive Saturday, July 26

 
Camp You B You: Camp You B You is a series of summer camps for children and familes affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Visit marcus.org/camp to register or for more information.