It was a real joy to help drop off my cousin for his 10th summer at Camp Barnabas today, and what an amazing place it is… full of hundreds of kids with special needs and chronic illnesses, just having completely normal summer camp experiences. It’s really impossible to not be moved by the excitement bursting from these kids as they arrive, and head out for a week of horseback riding, canoeing and zip lines adapted to meet their special needs.
Each of 300 weekly campers are matched with a young camp staffer who no doubt enjoys as much a life-changing experience as the camper.
Camp Barnabas exists to provide life-changing opportunities to people with special needs. They leave Camp Barnabas knowing they are uniquely created to live lives of ability.