Camp Stories

Meet Nick -  A Camp Boggy Creek Champion

Nick dress upNick was diagnosed with a sPNET brain tumor at the age of 7. He had multiple surgeries followed by chemotherapy and radiation treatments. After 10 months, doctors thought Nick was in remission. The tumor, however, returned in less than a year requiring further radiation and other treatments.

While it has been difficult for his parents to let him leave home to attend Camp for a week every summer, they know how much it means to Nick. He is so excited to get here and see his camp friends and counselors. His favorite activities are woodshop and fishing. He returns home from Camp every time full of energy with his spirits lifted.

Nick has already surprised his doctors, family and friends by how well he is overcoming his illness. He is beating the odds and his doctors are hopeful that his condition will continue to improve in the future. In the meantime, he is so thankful to be able attend Camp every year and have something to look forward to as he continues to undergo all his treatments and tests. Nick is one of hundreds of children every year who can’t wait to get to Camp and just have fun!

 

Other Camp Stories:

Camp Boggy Creek – A Proud Charity of IMSA
-Camp Boggy Creek is honored to be a Proud Charity of the International Motor Sports Association.

A Volunteer’s Life Changing Story About Camp
-Volunteering at Camp will change someone else’s life for the better.

10 Reasons to Give
-First the first time I was accepted as who I am.

The Tanners’ Experience at Camp Boggy Creek
-Life changing experiences for Evie, 6, and her family.

Biking to Boggy
-Young woman biked 880 miles to raise money for Camp Boggy Creek.

"Thank you Camp Boggy Creek for such a special weekend with our JA Family. There is no place like CBC."
- Heidi, Camper Mom