Cash for Camps – 2017 Fundraiser

Illustrious Sir Michael LaVine and Lady Colleen are raising funds for the Child Life Program at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Twin Cities through their project titled ‘Cash for Camps’. You can purchase a ‘Shrine & Dine’ Cookbook to support this endeavor!

The Child Life Program is responsible for putting on various Camps for the patients. Learn about the Camps below and click on the links to see a video.

Camp Achieve

Camp Achieve is a day camp for patients who have a limb deficiency.

  • Summer Camp Achieve is a week-long and is split into groups of patients ages 5–8 and 9–12. Summer campers participate in a wide variety of adventure activities and challenges.
  • Winter Camp Achieve is a one day camp offered for patients 5–12 years old. Winter campers participate in a winter adventure activity.


Camp Bravo

Camp Bravo is an acting camp for patients who have any diagnosis between the ages of 5 and 13. Campers spend a week practicing and learning lines and choreography leading up to a final performance.


Camp Real World – Transition

Camp Real World is a transition camp for patients who have any diagnosis and are 16–20 years old. Camp Real World is an overnight camp focusing on transitioning care from Shriners Hospitals for Children to adult care in the near future.


Camp Splash

Camp Splash is a swimming camp for patients who have any diagnosis and are 1–18 years old. Campers participate in a weeklong day camp in our therapy pool located with instructors from Foss Swim School here at the hospital.


No Boundaries Sports Camp

No Boundaries Sports Camp is a day camp for patients 5–12 years old who would be eligible to use an adaptive wheelchair for sports. The camp is hosted in conjunction with Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Center and participants try a variety of adaptive sports.