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 35 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
Camp Dreamcatcher Week-long camp for children infected or affected by the diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, ages 5-15. National Pennsylvania
Camp for Courageous Kids Medical camp serving children and families from across the country who are living with a variety of medical challenges. National Kentucky
Camp Heartland Provides camp experiences for children and young adults living with or affected by HIV/AIDS ages 7-13. National Minnesota
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 Camps for children and teens ages 7-15 either infected with HIV or AIDS or have an infected sibling, parent or primary caregiver. National
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
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
Camp Dream Street Week-long camp for children ages 6-16 with cancer and related blood forming diseases and siblings ages 6-11. Arkansas
Southern Missouri
Eastern Oklahoma
Camp Arroyo Serves children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities from Northern California. California; Northern California California
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
Double H Ranch - Summer Camp Week-long summer residential camp program offers seven sessions serving children ages 6-16 with chronic or life-threatening illnesses. New York
New Jersey
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
New York
Dream Oaks Camp Camps for children with physical and developmental disabilities and serious illnesses ages 7-17. Florida Florida
Rotary's Camp Florida Camping experience for children with medical, physical, mental and emotional illnesses Florida Florida
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
Center for Courageous Kids - Summer Camp Week-long summer camp for children ages 7-15 who have an illness or medical condition. Please see website for camp dates for each illness or medical condition. Tennessee, Kentucky and surrounding states Kentucky
Camp Tiger Week-long day camp for children ages 6-15 with disabilities. Louisiana; New Orleans, Northshore, Baton Rouge, and Lower Parish metroplolitan areas Louisiana
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 Knutson Summer camps for children ages 9-21 with skin disease, autism, Down syndrome, heart diseases or families affected by or infected with HIV/AIDS. Minnesota Minnesota
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 York
Camp KC A week-long residential camp that provides children ages 5-15 affected by HIV/AIDS the opportunity to enjoy a caring, safe, recreational, spiritual and fun camping experience. Also provides a Counselor in Training program for teenagers ages 16-17 affected by HIV/AIDS. Oregon Oregon
Camp Tecumseh Camps for Kids is a Cook Children's program that offers patients and their families weekend camp retreats that are diagnosis specific at no cost to the family. 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