Retreats, Camps & Recreational Programs for HIV/AIDS


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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by program name by accepting campers from anywhere in the United States (National) first, then alphabetical by state. Click on the program name for details.

There are 33 programs for HIV/AIDS.

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
Annual Summer Campference - HIV Diagnosis A 5-day annual residential program annual designed for and led by young people 16-24 with HIV. National Massachusetts
Aspen Summer Adventure Week-long program for children ages 8-14 living with cancer or another life threatening illness. National Colorado
Aspen Winter Games Provides 8-days of adaptive snowboard and ski recreation program for children that have an illness or disability, that includes those living with cancer or another life threatening illness. National Colorado
Blazer Program Program provides summer camps for teenagers (ages 15-17) diagnosed with medical needs. National Virginia
Camp Dreamcatcher Week-long camp for children infected or affected by the diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, ages 5-15. National Pennsylvania
Camp Heartland Camp experiences for children and young adults living with or affected by HIV/AIDS ages 7-17. National Minnesota
Camp Holiday Trails - Summer Camp Sessions 1-3 Program provides 3 summer sessions for children and teenagers (7-17 years old) diagnosed with medical needs. National Virginia
Camp Hollywood Heart An arts camp for youth ages 15-20 who have been diagnosed with or impacted by HIV/AIDS. National
Camp Hope - Summer Program Free Week-long summer camp for children ages 7-16 with HIV/AIDS. National Texas
Camp Kindle Midwest Camps for children and teens ages 7-15 either infected with HIV or AIDS or have an infected sibling, parent or primary caregiver. National; Central United States
Camp Kindle West Camp for children and adolescents 7-18 either infected with HIV or AIDS, or who have an infected sibling, father or primary caregiver. Western US California
Family Camp Weekend Program provides a weekend family mini-camp during the summer for families of children diagnosed medical needs. National Virginia
HIV+ Men's Retreat A healing weekend retreat for gay/bisexual men with HIV/AIDS. National Montana
Laurel Foundation - Winter Family Camp Week-long winter camp for families who are affected by HIV/AIDS. National California
Laurel Foundation Summer Camp Week-long summer camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are affected by HIV/AIDS. A winter family camp is offered as well. National California
Lewis and Clark AIDS Project Retreat Week-long healing retreat serving those who are 18 years and older, with diagnosis of HIV positive living in rural areas of the Rocky Mountain and Northern Plains states. National Montana
Ocean Cure Charity Camps Free surfing lessons for medically fragile and at-risk youth and adults. National North Carolina
REACH Camp Camp for children through high school age who are infected by HIV/AIDS and families affected by HIV/AIDS. National Washington
REACH Ministries Spring Retreat Camp for children through high school age who are are affected by HIV/AIDS, either by their own diagnosis or that of a loved one. National Washington
Rising Hope: HIV+ & Partners Retreat A weekend getaway for men and women with HIV/AIDS and their partners. Participants share their experience and learn about ways to manage their illness. National Montana
Camp HONOR Week-long camp for children/teens with an inherited bleeding disorder, and their siblings and parents. Arizona Arizona
Sunburst Youth Leadership Camp Residential summer camps for HIV/AIDS infected youth and teens, and their families. California California
Double H Ranch - Adaptive Winter Sports Program Adaptive winter sports program serving children ages 6-16 with life-threatening illnesses. Massachusetts
Rhode Island
New Jersey
New York
New Hampshire
New York
Trailways Camp Camping experience opportunities for adults with disabilities in SW Florida. Florida Florida
Camp High Five One week overnight summer camp for children and teens ages 6 to 16 years old that is infected with HIV or has an infected direct relative or has lost a family member due to HIV/AIDS complications. Georgia Georgia
Red Ribbon Trails Retreat Program - Spring/Summer Four-day overnight summer retreat for Illinois families affected by HIV/AIDS with children between the ages of 2-17. Also offers a three-day overnight spring retreat. Illinios Illinois
Camp Heart to Heart Week-long summer camp for children ages 5-12 who have HIV/AIDS, have a HIV+ family member, or who have lost a loved one to AIDS. Kentucky Kentucky
Camp Benedict at Camp Knutson Camp Benedict is an educational/recreational week-long family camp that is provided free for families that are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Minnesota
South Dakota
Camp AmeriKids One-week residential sleep-away summer camp for inner-city children ages 8-16 with HIV/AIDS or sickle cell disease and/or their siblings. New York
New Jersey
New York
Camp KC A week-long residential camp for children affected by HIV/AIDS. Oregon Oregon
Camp Tecumseh A weekend camp for families who have a child who is living with HIV/AIDS. Texas Texas
Camp YOLO Weekend camp for children ages 13-18 receiving care with cancer, hematology, renal, rheumatology, cardiac and retrovirology at the Texas Children's Cancer Center. Camper may bring one sibling in the same age range. Texas Children's Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Texas
Inspire Youth Project Summer Camp Summer camp for children and teens ages 5-18 affected by HIV/AIDS, which includes those who have been orphaned by the disease, who live with a parent or other close family member with HIV/AIDS, and those who are infected themselves. Washington Washington