Applications are now available for the 2015 Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp!
This year we are pleased to announce that we have added an additional day to camp so campers can enjoy more time with their friends and try new activities!
Dates: Friday, July 10 – Wednesday, July 15
Location: Camp Joy, Clarksville, Ohio
Cost: None! Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, we are able to offer camp free of charge to all participants. We cover all travel expenses as well. If you are interested in supporting our camp, please click here.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 20
The Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp is a 5-day traditional summer camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have lost arms and/or legs or who were born with limb differences. The camp offers challenging activities that build campers’ confidence regardless of skill level and takes place at Camp JOY in Clarksville, OH.
A unique aspect of our program is that campers are not accompanied by their parents, which inspires campers to take on new challenges, be independent, test themselves and build new friendships in a supportive, caring environment.
The Coalition covers all expenses, including travel, for the campers. The average cost to send a child to camp is $1,800. Since its beginning in 2000, the camp has hosted more than 790 campers with limb loss or limb difference.
Support the Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp
If you would like to support this incredible program and see to it that the camp will impact the lives of youth for years to come, you can make a tax-deductible donation today.