Brainy Camps’ 2015 Camp Schedule is A Work in Progress

For those of you who have been asking about our 2015 camp dates, please check the right column of this page to see our tentative schedule.  As soon as our medical staff gives their stamp of approval, we will send out the word and open up registration.  Enjoy the last few weeks of summer and we will be in touch soon.  Be safe, live well and have fun!!

For those of you who are new to Brainy Camps, check out what we do, who we are and the wonderful opportunities available for your children.  Find the right camp by clicking on the”Camp” tab above. When registration opens in September,  go to “Register Now” at the top of this page to enroll your child for a summer experience s/he will never forget.  Please be sure to check the dates of camp on the right side of this page.

Brainy Camps Association

A subsidiary of Children’s
National Medical Center

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 Asperger’s syndrome, Tourette syndrome, neurofibromatosis, sickle cell anemia, diabetes, heart disease, Down syndrome, hemiplegic/diplegic cerebral palsy and childhood obesity…

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Camp News and Happenings 

Brainy Camps 20th Anniversary Kickoff Event: Big Success

On September 12, 2014, Brainy Camps Association held our kickoff event celebrating our 20 years of service to children with chronic health conditions.  Hosted by the Ambassador of Bulgaria and the Azar Foundation for the Children of the World, H.... Read more

CNN Interviews Brainy Camp for Autism Awareness Week

Brainy Camps' visibility took a giant leap forward last month when one of our families was interviewed by CNN for Autism Awareness Week. CNN reporter, Amanda Sansone, visited the home of the Gormans, one of our Camp Connect ASD families. ... Read more


BC 2015 Tentative Schedule

Tentative 2015 Camp Schedule Date
Counselor & CIT Training June 6-7
Camp Connect ASD (Asperger's syndrome) June 20-26
Camp Connect TS (Tourette syndrome) June 20-26
Camp Heartbeat (heart conditions) June 28-July 2
Camp Great Rock (epilepsy) July 5-11
Super Campers Always (sickle cell anemia) July 13-17(?)
Camp Take Hold (hemiparesis & hemiplegic/diplegic CP) July 13-17
Camp New Friends (neurofibromatosis) July 19-25
Camp Take Charge (diabetes) July 27-July 30
Take Charge Family Camp (diabetes) July 30-July 31
Next Step (transitional youth, ages 17-24) August 2-8
Camp Super Smile (Down syndrome) August 4-8
Healthy Habits Family Camp (childhood obesity) TBA