Brainy Camps’ 2016 Camp Schedule is Available

Our 2016 camp schedule is available below.  Please check it out and enroll your child by clicking on REGISTER NOW above.  Be safe, live well and have fun!!

For those of you who are new to Brainy Camps, check out who we are, what we do,  and the wonderful opportunities available for your children.  Find the right camp by clicking on the”Camp” tab above. Enroll your child for a summer experience s/he will never forget.  Please be sure to check the dates of camp at the bottom of this page.

Brainy Camps Association

A subsidiary of Children’s
National Health System

Brainy Camps Association is a non-profit organization that provides residential summer camps, retreats, leadership training and transitional youth programs for children with severe chronic health conditions. We began our mission in 1994 with a camp for children with epilepsy. Twenty years later, we have expanded to include camps for youngsters with high functioning autism spectrum disorder, Tourette syndrome, neurofibromatosis, sickle cell anemia, diabetes, heart disease, Down syndrome, hemiplegic/diplegic cerebral palsy, transitional youth, and childhood obesity…

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Camp News and Happenings 

Brainy Camps helps special-needs kids enjoy summer camp

by Gail Scott The project has a funny name — Brainy Camps — but its founders are very serious about helping kids with chronic health conditions. Started 20 years ago by Sandra Cushner Weinstein, the Brainy Camps Association is a consortium of ... Read more

Brainy Camps Is Visited By The Finish Line Foundation

On April 15, 2015, Brainy Camps Association hosted representatives from the Finish Line Foundation, the charitable wing of the athletic shoes and apparel store, to request funding for a recreation center at our shared campsite in West Virginia. Brainy Camp ... Read more


Brainy Camps 2016 Schedule

Counselor Training June 17-18
Super Campers Always (sickle cell anemia) June 20-24
Camp Take Hold (hemiplegia, CP) June 26-July 2
Camp Great Rock (epilepsy) June 26-July 2
Camp Connect (high functioning autism & Tourette syndrome) July 3-9
Camp Heartbeat (heart disorders) July 11–15
Take Charge Family Camp (type 1 diabetes) July 16–17
Camp Take Charge (type 1 diabetes) July 17–22
Camp New Friends (neurofibromatosis) July 24-30
Next Step Transitions Camp (transitional youth) Aug 1-Aug 6
Camp Super Smile (Down syndrome) August 2-6
Healthy Habits Quarterly Retreats (childhood obesity) Jan 9-10 &
 Apr 16-17