During each of our summer sessions, up to 150 children with like illnesses arrive for a week of fun, adventure and independence. The prescription for the day is fun, fun, fun! Laughter, giggles, friendships and excitement abound on the 232 acres of tall pines, majestic oaks and nature trails.
Campers are empowered to do things they never dreamed they could do. They are infused with a spirit of accomplishment at every turn and allowed to forget that “they have what they have.” For many of them it is the first time they’ve felt “normal” since their diagnosis
Multiple sessions of overnight camp offer our campers the chance to come to camp and catch a fish, make a woodshop project, or climb our high tower while making some wonderful new friends. Each session of camp we host a different illness group.
The Leader in Training Program is for former campers and their siblings who have attended camp. Applicants must be age 17-18 during the upcoming summer. This one-week program is designed to teach leadership skills through workshops and interactions with campers. Participation in this program does not guarantee future employment at Camp Boggy Creek.
See this form for more information and directions on how to sign up to receive an application. Due to the nature of this program as a leadership learning experience, we ask that the former camper/sibling be the one filling out the application and acting as the primary contact during the application process. Questions regarding the Leader in Training Program should be directed to Luke Gonyea at 352-483-4200 x4285 or LIT@campboggycreek.org.
"Camp Boggy Creek is a wonderful camp! My oldest daughter attended for several years and now has been back as a volunteer! This summer she is applying to work at the camp! She's come full circle!"