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Wheelchair Accessible Ramp Opens

July 9, 2018 By

“We are happy to announce that the wheelchair accessible ramp project at Bradford Woods is now complete. The ramp, which leads to the 375 foot zipline, was unveiled on Tuesday, June 19th. CHAMP Camp Camper, Glen, was one of the first to put the new ramp to the test. The purpose of the wheelchair accessible […]

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CHAMP Camp Receives Honorary Award for Program Excellence

February 26, 2018 By

February 21, 2018 (INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – CHAMP Camp is pleased to announce its recognition for the annual Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence from the American Camp Association (ACA). The Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence honors programs that develop effective, creative responses to the needs of their campers/societal problems using the camp […]

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Sneaker Ball 2018

January 3, 2018 By

The Silver Sneaker Benefit Ball is an annual event with a one-of-a-kind experience in downtown Indianapolis at The Conrad featuring a cocktail hour, a Bourbon pull, a live & silent auction and dancing, all for an amazing cause.  The event is black-tie optional, but in the spirit of camp, all attendees wear sneakers. This year, the event […]

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Thank You Donors

January 3, 2018 By

For more than 27 years, CHAMP Camp has been making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents with tracheostomies and other forms of respiratory assistance by providing a week-long sleep-away camp where they get to do exactly what they deserve to do—be a kid. From climbing into the trees to riding the zip line […]

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CHAMP Camp 2018

January 3, 2018 By

CHAMP Camp 2018 – ‘Passport to Nature’ was such an incredible week filled with new experiences, laughter, and fun. We witnessed campers overcoming fears, creating lifelong friendships, and embracing a sense of independence and confidence. We also unveiled and utilized the brand new wheelchair accessible ramp! Campers and counselors loved that the ramp made it […]

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Year End Giving

December 18, 2017 By

For more than 27 years, CHAMP Camp has been making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents with tracheostomies and other forms of respiratory assistance by providing a week-long sleep-away camp where they get to do exactly what they deserve to do—be a kid. From climbing into the trees to riding the zip […]

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Campers in the News

September 15, 2017 By

CHAMP Camper Named Honorary Valparaiso Police Officer In a ceremony at the Valparaiso Police Department, CHAMP Camper, Dejon, of Valparaiso was named an Honorary Valparaiso Police Officer. Dejon is a senior at Valparaiso High School this year and has been a great friend and supporter of the Valparaiso Police Department. Dejon’s father was murdered when […]

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Wheelchair Accessible Treehouse

September 15, 2017 By

We always let our imaginations run wild when working to find ways to create new experiences and memories for our campers. We’re proud to say that in partnership with the Finish Line Youth Foundation in 2014, we constructed a 140′ and 375′ accessible zip line for our campers to enjoy! For all of our campers […]

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CHAMP Camp 2018 Dates

September 6, 2017 By

Mark your calendars! Dates for CHAMP Camp 2018 are June 17-21 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, IN! Saturday, June 16th will be a day of orientation for our counselors and our campers will arrive on Sunday, June 17th.  Online applications will become available at the beginning of January 2018.  All applications will be due back […]

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