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Over 30 camps and programs worldwide.

You can find our thriving community of camps and programs serving children living with serious illnesses all around the world.  To learn more about specific camps and programs in your area, click on a region at the right.

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Complete listing of all camps and programs worldwide.

Camp Addis, Ethiopia

Camp Addis serves orphans and vulnerable children living with HIV. Highlights of the camp sessions include: a talk show about living with HIV; a crazy costume photo shoot; daily sports; arts and crafts; and a very special banquet dinner and awards ceremony on the final night of camp. Camp Addis is operated through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network and Worldwide Orphans Foundation.

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Barretstown, Ireland

Barretstown, housed in a fairy tale castle in the beautiful foothills of Ireland’s Wicklow Mountains, welcomes children from Ireland and more than 22 European countries. The camp buildings have all of the modern amenities and are fully accessible while retaining a medieval theme with rough stone walls and high ceilings. The Children’s Village, a collection of cottages, overlooks the Sherwood Forest complete with a secret garden with decorated and accessible fairy houses, creating a perfect setting for a magical camp experience. Barretstown offers a full range of adventure activities and opportunities for creative expression of the campers and families, including programs in photography, pottery, boating, and adventure courses.

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Barretstown

Bátor Tábor, Hungary

Bátor Tábor is the only program of its kind in Hungary for children with serious illnesses and their families. People say that Bátor Tábor is a hidden world because it is surrounded by meadows and forests on all sides. Located in Hatvan near Budapest, Bátor Tábor is a former pioneer camp which was renovated with close attention to designing a place that would be universally accessible and meet the medical and psychological needs of campers. The camp is very proud of their high-ropes course, rowing lake, archery field, synthetic turf field and indoor sports hall which bring a unique opportunity each year to 1,700 children and families in Central Europe.

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Bator Tabor

Camp Boggy Creek, Florida

Camp Boggy Creek is nestled on 232 acres of beautiful wooded land in the Seminole State Forest. The camp was built in a Florida Cracker-style, using the early settler’s style of wood framed houses, metal roofs, and large wrap around porches to create a historic Florida feel. Camp Boggy Creek’s buildings and cabins are decorated with quilts and handmade bears made by volunteers, creating a cozy country atmosphere. Special moments for the children and families who attend each year include trail rides on horseback and trying to catch and kiss the lake’s largest fish.

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Camp Boggy Creek

Camp Colors of Love, Vietnam

At Camp Colors of Love-South, held outside of Ho Chi Minh City, campers have the opportunity to camp in platform tents, splash on slip and slides, paddle in canoes, and enjoy a festival night. After three successful years of camp in the South, a second camp was started in the North outside of Hanoi. Camp Colors of Love is operated through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network and the Worldwide Orphans Foundation.

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Camp Hope, Botswana

The dormitories, classrooms, and fields of the campus at the University of Botswana are overflowing with the songs, spirit, and creativity of camp. Camp Hope is operated in partnership with the Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence, which will be the fifth GPP in partnership with Baylor clinics. Camp Hope will take place in the capital of Gabarone, at the University of Botswana during the school’s winter break.

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Camp Hope, Malawi

Camp Hope is held one hour north of the capital city Lilongwe, Malawi. Camp activities focus on positive living, addressing issues of adherence, stigma and discrimination, healthy relationships, nutrition, and hygiene as well as traditional camp activities like campfires, team building games, and arts and crafts. Camp Hope operates through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network, World Camp Inc., and Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Malawi.

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Camp Korey, Washington

Camp Korey sits on an 817 acre historic Carnation estate with sweeping views of the Cascade Mountains. The famous dairy farm with a large equestrian center and organic hay farm has been restored and made fully accessible. The camp’s pasture lands, ponds, trees, gardens and historic farm buildings create a beautiful setting for the camp. In addition to traditional SeriuosFun activities, Camp Korey has a unique pet therapy program and an adaptive ski program.

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Camp Korey

Camp Lotus, Cambodia

Camp Lotus is held at the New Hope for Cambodian Children (NHCC) Village 45 minutes outside of Phnom Pen and provides  residential camp opportunities to children living with HIV and AIDS in the communities served by NHCC. The NHCC village is a perfect setting for camp – complete with clusters of cottages surrounding a community kitchen and a basketball court. Camp Lotus operates through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network and NHCC.

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Camp 'Mamohato, Lesotho

Camp ‘Mamohato is held in Morija in a beautiful, secluded setting surrounded by trees and mountains. The camp is named for the first queen of Lesotho, who gathered all of the woman and children in a mountain cave to protect them from invaders. The camp is operated through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network, Sentebale, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Baylor Children’s Foundation Lesotho.

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Camp Rainbow, India

Camp Rainbow - Chennai was the first Global Partnership Program to serve HIV positive children living in India. At Camp Rainbow, campers are given the opportunity to design beautiful mehndi on their handsat culture night, sing the dosa song before each meal, receive specialized Super Chuttior Muddhina Kanmani awards, play cricket, and learn about living positively with HIV. Camp Rainbow operates in partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network, Y.R. Gaitonde Center for AIDS Research and Education (YRG CARE), Community Health Education Society (CHES), and Asha Kirana Charitable Trust.

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Campuka, Paraguay

Campuka is the first Global Partnership Program to serve children living with cancer and hemophilia. This camp is operated in Asuncion, Paraguay through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network, Arapacha. At Campuka, campers have the opportunity to explore different activities such as arts and crafts, music and theater, teambuilding activities, to create a collage of their future and create masks to parade in the Camp Carnival among many other things.

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Double H Ranch, New York

Double H Ranch, which stands for Health and Happiness, is located in New York’s scenic Adirondack Mountains. It sits on 320 beautifully wooded acres that include the fish-friendly Lake Vanare. Double H Ranch provides fun and adventure to children and family members through summer residential camp, family-based programs, and a unique winter adaptive ski program. Hundreds of children with a wide range of physical abilities learn to ski, snowboard, and snowshoe, thanks to the efforts of over 200 volunteer ski instructors and the National Ski Patrol.

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Double H Ranch

Dynamo Camp, Italy

Located in the midst of a World Wildlife Foundation Reserve in the heart of Tuscany, Dynamo Camp is the first camp in Italy for children with serious illnesses. The camps beautiful modern facility uses green energy and boasts innovative architecture including a dining hall, theater, gym, pool, and medical center. Bio-architecture and plenty of wood have created elegant colorful facilities. Climbing, horse riding, music, including a camp radio station, cooking, photography, creative writing, archery, workshop & nature games allow the children and families served each year to establish new friendships in an atmosphere of fun and emotional support.

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Dynamo Camp

Flying Horse Farms, Ohio

Walking through the barn doors of a 100-year-old restored red barn, you will find Flying Horse Farms, a place where children with serious illnesses go to experience the magic of camp. The camp, built on 200 acres of beautiful farmland with trails, woods and lakes in the heart of the Midwest, offers traditional camp programs such as arts and crafts, woodshop and fishing, but also takes advantage of the cool winter climate with their very own Sweater Camp.

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Flying Horse Farms

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Connecticut

Surrounded by dense forest in northeastern Connecticut, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is designed to feel like an old western town. A tree-lined dirt road meanders around stables, barns and fields and across the camp’s lake stand totem poles, teepees and wigwams, a boathouse and a gazebo. The camp also includes log cabins that circle a wide lawn, a theater, an infirmary (the famous “O.K. Corral”) and a towering dining hall modeled after a Shaker-style barn. A zero entry swimming pool and warming room, a fully accessible tree-house and a wheelchair accessible miniature golf course make camp activities fun for all of the children and families who participate each year. Through the Hospital Outreach Program, camp staff members make visits to children who are hospitalized, bringing camp magic and laughter to additional campers.

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The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Jordan River Village, Israel

Located high above the Sea of Galilee on 61 acres of gently sloping land, Jordan River Village is the first year-round, permanent site in the Middle East designed especially for children with serious illnesses. Jordan River Village serves Jewish, Muslim, and Christian children from Israel and neighboring countries.

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Jordan River Village

Kan Etwal, Haiti

Kan Etwal, or “Camp of Stars,” is a shining experience for children living with HIV in Haiti. Taking place in the mountains of Kenscoff, far from the devastation of the earthquake, campers sing “Pran medikaman’m” as they receive their medication and take part in nightly “Coeur a Coeur” (Heart-to-Heart) cabin chats. Children also have the opportunity to discover the importance of environmental stewardship by transforming recyclable materials into handcrafted jewelry. Kan Etwal is operated through a partnership among SeriousFun Children’s Network, Worldwide Orphans Foundation, and Saint Damien Hospital.

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L’Envol, France

L'ENVOL, French for “take off," has served more than 7,000 children from throughout the region since it was first opened in 1997. The camp gained national recognition in 2001 when Paul Newman toured the camp with the former President of France, Jacques Chirac.

The progams at L'ENVOL are designed and delivered with specially trained camp staff, who provide 24-hour care and support to each child. All the activities at L’ENVOL embrace the camp motto, “I am capable, I can do it, and I can overcome my fears!”

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L'Envol

North Star Reach, Michigan

North Star Reach is located in southeastern Michigan and set among tall trees and rolling hills with a beautiful lake and a clear view of the sky above. Integrated within this inspiring natural environment will be a medical facility supported by partnerships with the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and other area children’s health centers. North Star Reach is a Provisional Member working to develop their camp while sending campers to other SeriousFun Camps through our Camp on the Move program. North Star Reach became a provisional member of SeriousFun Children’s Network in April 2012 and has plans to open in 2015.

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North Star Reach

Over The Wall, United Kingdom

Programs are held at several locations throughout the UK. All of the sites are located on large properties in the countryside with well equipped accommodations, facilities for indoor and outdoor activities, and stunning views. Together, these locations create opportunities for children and families to swim, catch their first fish, dance in the sunshine, perform center stage and create the memories of a lifetime.

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Over The Wall

The Painted Turtle, California

The Painted Turtle offers children with serious medical conditions and their families a unique camp experience designed to foster personal growth and exploration. Our goal is to empower campers—to make new friends, try new things, build self-confidence, and become more independent in their medical care. In short, we aspire to help our campers discover all that is possible in their lives.

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The Painted Turtle

Roundup River Ranch, Colorado

Nestled in a canyon along the Colorado River, Roundup River Ranch sits on 85 acres at an altitude of 6,300 feet in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Roundup River Ranch opened for the first time in the summer of 2011 featuring activities including boating & fishing, arts & crafts, horseback riding, and archery.

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Roundup River Ranch

Salama Camp, Tanzania

Salama Camp is held in the midst of a narrow highland valley framed by rolling green mountains on the outskirts of Mbeya, Tanzania. Here, HIV positive children have the opportunity to build connections through nightly “Ala za Roho” (sounds for the heart and soul) cabin chats; enhance their creativity by designing outfits from recycled paper; and strengthen their outlook on the future through a selection of HIV related activities. Salama Camp is operated through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network and Baylor Children’s Foundation Tanzania.

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Sanyuka Camp, Uganda

Sanyuka Camp focuses on healthy living and building self-esteem. Highlights include: a field trip to the Entebbe Wildlife Refuge; daily swim lessons; music, dance and drumming; a cooking session; and a camper versus counselor capture the flag game. Sanyuka Camp is operated through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network, and Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda.

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Sivivane Camp, Swaziland

A sivivane is a carefully stacked pile of stones, that in Swaziland, indicates a place of safety or a refuge on a long journey. Sivivane Camp weaves this theme into its program, where camp is always about safety, love and respect. Sivivane Camp is operated through a partnership between SeriousFun Children’s Network, the Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Swaziland, , Young Heroes and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

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Solaputi Kids’ Camp, Japan

Solaputi Kids’ Camp serves children with serious illnesses and their families to improve their quality of life by providing outdoor experiences that address emotional and spiritual needs. At their specially-built camp facility, children and their families can experience the joy of nature through experiential activity programs in a relaxed and safe environment. With the support of the nearby Takikawa Municipal Hospital, doctors and nurses are always on hand to take care of medical issues. Solaputi aims to offer these children happy memories, wonderful new friends, and hope.

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Solaputi Kids' Camp

Victory Junction, North Carolina

Victory Junction is built on 84 beautiful acres of rolling fields surrounded by hardwood trees. Themed around NASCAR racing, the camp echoes the sights, sounds and feel of a real racetrack. Victory Junction’s buildings and program areas include unique attractions such as a universally accessible water park, miniature golf course, adventure ropes course, tandem zip line, paddle boats and bowling alley. The creative architectural theme creates an unforgettable experience for all children and families who attend each year – can you feel your heart race?

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Victory Junction