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CHAMP Camp 2019 Dates

October 10, 2018 By

Mark your calendars! Dates for CHAMP Camp 2019 are June 16th-20th at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, IN. The theme for this year is “Out of This World”. Planning for CHAMP Camp 2019 is already underway! Saturday, June 15th will be a day of orientation for our counselors and our campers will arrive on Sunday, June 16th.  […]

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New CHAMP Camp Office

October 10, 2018 By

We are excited to announce that CHAMP Camp now has a new home located at 494 E Emerson Ave, Suite H-1 in Greenwood, IN. The office allows us the ability to host board meetings, program meetings, and many other get-togethers for our CHAMP Camp family. Our Executive Director will be in the office daily from […]

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Trends International Chariti-Bowl benefiting CHAMP Camp

July 27, 2018 By

Please join us on August 25th, 2018 at Woodland Bowl on 96th Street as Trends International is hosting their 15th annual Chariti-Bowl. Proceeds benefit numerous charities across the city, including CHAMP Camp. Registration begins at 5pm and bowling begins at 6pm. It’s sure to be a night of fun and laughs. Gather a group of […]

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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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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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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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