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Summer burn camps
Family Burn Camp
Where: YMCA Camp du Nord, Ely, MN
When: Every Summer in July for one week, Saturday-Saturday
How to connect: Please contact Mikki Rothbauer, MN Family Burn Camp Director at 651-254-2030 or refer to the MN Family Burn Camp brochure
The MN Family Burn Camp gives families a chance to rest and relax and meet others going through the same experiences. Campers enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, swimming, sailing, kayaking, crafts, and nature programs. There are fun activities for all ages and educational classes for all members of the family.
The Cheley/Children's Burn Summer Camp
Where: Cheley Camp, Estes Park, Colorado
When: third week of August
How to connect: call the administrative assistant at 651-254-3015
Every year we sponsor children between eight and 18—and who have been patients in our Burn Center—to attend Cheley Camp. Kids enjoy swimming, horseback riding, climbing and fishing. They meet and socialize with kids just like themselves and get lots of help learning to cope with their injuries.
The Cheley Camp program began in 1984. It’s run by the camp staff and a team from the Children’s Hospital of Denver. Staff members from our Burn Center go with our campers so they have familiar faces to make them feel at home.
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