Family Retreats

During weekends in the spring and fall we welcome 32 campers and their whole families to camp where parents can relax and find needed support among other families dealing with similar emotional and financial challenges. Brothers and sisters get to participate in the same fun-filled activities since every family member is considered a camper during family weekends.

With the support of our volunteers, each family is paired up with a family pal, who acts as a host for the weekend. Depending on the family’s needs, family pal responsibilities can include greeting families upon arrival, touring them around camp, joining family members in camp activities, playing with the children when the parents are in parent-only activities, helping the family with any needs that arise, and generally helping them to have the best experience possible.

 

"I just wanted to send a warm thanks for such a wonderful weekend my family had a Boggy Creek. Since coming home from camp our son has been practicing walking without his crutches for the past week and I know some of his courage came from the overflow of Boggy Creek spirit."
- The Brown Family