BRASS Weekend 2019, held March 8-10 at the Outdoor Learning Center at Horizons – Valley Pike in Harrisonburg, included an afternoon painting project that elicited some amazing artwork (scroll down for photos). Siblings had the chance to express themselves and enjoy the spotlight for a change, something that doesn’t always happen in their experience. BRASS Weekend, which hosted 110 people, also featured traditional camp activities like sports (lots of them), crafts and woodworking, and games. We also included a karaoke contest, a dance, and other music-themed fun in anticipation of BRASS Camp in late July (see below). This year’s edition [...]
January 18-22, 2019 Canaan Valley Resort Davis, WV Ski Family Weekend was amazing, even with temps varying by 40 degrees during the 4-day Martin Luther King weekend. It was an amazing getaway for families with a child under 18 who’s on treatment or within 3 years of treatment, as well as bereaved families. It was a non-typical camp at the beautiful Canaan Valley Resort in Davis, WV, where skied, snowboarded, tubed, and ice-skated. A few folks even found time to snowshoe around the trails of the resort. So far, 2019 has been a year for changes here at Special Love, [...]
The "University of Camp Fantastic" was an amazing week - if you missed any of the action, check out the highlights on our Facebook page or by visiting the media links on the Camp Fantastic web page. Thanks to all who made it possible, including the Alexander & Margaret Stewart Trust, The Richmond Shag Club, KOA Care Camps, and WRC's "Camp 4 Kids," plus all the generous clubs and individuals who provided a campership in 2015. The results of your investment are as plain as the smiles on the faces of our 103 campers!
Check out this article from today's Winchester Star - about a group of 8th graders who raised money to sponsor a camper to Camp Fantastic! Problem-Solving Local Teams Headed To DI Global Finals Posted: April 16, 2015 By AMY ALONZO The Winchester Star Members of the Young and Wreckless Destination Imagination team from Frederick County Middle School are going to the global finals May 20-23 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. As part of their challenge, the students raised $895 for Special Love, which holds camps for children with cancer. Team members are (back row from [...]
Since we missed our Dec. 8th holiday party, here's a link to the year-end slideshow that Barry Creech prepared for it. Grab a refreshment and a friend and enjoy some of the highlights of our year at camp! Feel free to forward the link to friends and family!