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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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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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Modern Woodmen

June 26, 2017 By

‘Thank you to Modern Woodmen of America for their continued support of CHAMP Camp and all of our ongoing endeavors. Since 1883, Modern Woodmen has brought people together, supported families and strengthened communities. For more information, please click here: www.modernwoodmen.org/

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CHAMP Camp 2017

May 1, 2017 By

We are excited as we near the week of June 18-22.  Our camper and counselor positions have all been filled!  Our 2017 theme will be SUPER HEROES!  If you would like to schedule a visit to camp on visitor’s day, Tuesday, June 20th, please let us know!  We would love for you to come and […]

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