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                                                CFCNCA #39791

 

About Us

Guiding Principles

Brainy Camps is an inclusive community dedicated to enriching the lives of youth living with chronic illnesses. We encourage self-management and independence through guided care and peer support.

We live by the motto: Have Fun, Be Wise, Live Well.

 

What We Offer:

  • A Supportive Community

    A network of partnerships with children, families, volunteers, medical staff, board members, community supporters and non-profit healthcare organizations.

  • Safety

    We offer a 2:1 camper-to-staff ratio as well as a highly qualified, round-the-clock medical team.

  • Education

    Campers join in discussion groups to learn about emotional and physical well-being and medical self-management from therapists, medical experts and peers.

  • Empowerment

    Children leave camp ready to face life’s obstacles with new skills, a sense of confidence and a base of emotional support.

  • Quality of Care

    We work with experts in the field to integrate new approaches of care and evaluation in order to improve the services we provide and advance our mission.

  • Self-Advocacy

    When campers and medical staff work together, children learn to be more assertive, become stronger self-advocates and serve as role models for other children and peers.

  • Accountability

    All funds raised for Brainy Camps go directly toward covering operations, awarding camper scholarships and supporting future growth.

  • Campers

    500

  • Volunteers

    150

  • Scholarships Awarded

    280

  • Conditions Served

    11

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