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    Instead of being a shadow in health class when we bring up a topic on HIV and AIDS, I make the shadow. It has helped shape me into the man I am today.

    ~ Teen Retreat participants

    Camp Dreamcatcher
    2014-05-16T14:02:35+00:00

    ~ Teen Retreat participants

    Instead of being a shadow in health class when we bring up a topic on HIV and AIDS, I make the shadow. It has helped shape me into the man I am today.
    I am glad I have some place I can call home.

    ~ Camper

    Camp Dreamcatcher
    2014-05-16T13:02:13+00:00

    ~ Camper

    I am glad I have some place I can call home.
    Camp Dreamcatcher means more to me than most people realize. I have been coming since I was five, and every year I learn something new, meet new people, and open up about things I’ve kept bottled for years. I love all the people. I love all the support I get and others get as well. It’s a safe place where anything can be said and there are no worries. ‘Many a child, looked up and smiled, here in this circle of love’* means everything to me. It is nothing but truth. It is my circle of love. That is the describable part about My camp. The rest is indescribable.

    ~ former camper, CIT, and soon to be Junior Counselor
    *from the song “The Web and the Feather” by John Flynn

    Camp Dreamcatcher
    2014-05-16T14:05:07+00:00

    ~ former camper, CIT, and soon to be Junior Counselor
    *from the song “The Web and the Feather” by John Flynn

    Camp Dreamcatcher means more to me than most people realize. I have been coming since I was five, and every year I learn something new, meet new people, and open up about things I’ve kept bottled for years. I love all the people. I love all the support I get and others get as well. View Full →
    A big thank you for the amazing week my boys enjoyed at camp! It's so fun to see their smiles and hear their stories. It is truly making a positive impact on their lives and as parents we appreciate that more than I can express. THANK YOU SO MUCH! God bless you and all who are involved in some way with making it a success each year.

    ~ Camper Parent

    Camp Dreamcatcher
    2014-08-27T17:14:09+00:00

    ~ Camper Parent

    A big thank you for the amazing week my boys enjoyed at camp! It’s so fun to see their smiles and hear their stories. It is truly making a positive impact on their lives and as parents we appreciate that more than I can express. THANK YOU SO MUCH! God bless you and all who View Full →
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    Don’t miss this chance to show your support of Camp Dreamcatcher!

    100% of all profits made from the sale of any item from Camp Dreamcatcher Gear goes directly to Camp Dreamcatcher, a non-profit, year round support organization for children affected by HIV/AIDS.

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Camp Dreamcatcher has been providing free therapeutic and educational programs for HIV/AIDS infected and/or affected youth for almost 20 years.  We invite you to enter our site and learn more about our organization and the children and adolescents served by Camp Dreamcatcher.  We offer a safe, accepting and loving community for children coping with HIV/AIDS.


morningjoe_home12016 Camp Dreamcatcher Summer Camp Week

 It’s Camp Week! Aug. 21-27, 2016 at Camp Saginaw!

2nd Annual Camp Dreamcatcher 5K

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2016 Camp Dreamcatcher 5K! And many thanks to our sponsors and Wayne and Barb Kursh from Races2run for putting onphotoalbum a fantastic race! Thanks to all of your efforts, we will be able to send 10 kids to Camp this summer!

CLICK HERE for race photos!

CLICK HERE for the race page


The Latest News

  • Camp Dreamcatcher Guest Bartender Night The Camp Dreamcatcher guest bartender night is on Tuesday, August 2nd from 6:30-9pm! This is going to be a fun night of great company, fun games and prizes, AND a great cause: helping to raise funds to send HIV/AIDS impacted kids to camp! The camp staff will be taking over the bar and serving you!  ...
  • Camp Dreamcatcher in the News ‘What All of You Are Doing Is Making the Dreams of Youngsters Come True’ (Chester County Press, April 11, 2016) Visit http://www.chestercounty.com/2016/04/11/107599/what-all-of-you-are-doing-is-making-the-dreams-of-youngsters-come-true#.Vw48GCBrZ8g.facebook for full coverage of the accomplishments of Camp Dreamcatcher and its recent 20th Anniversary Celebration where, among other things, State Senator Andy Dinniman presented Camp Dreamcatcher founder and executive director Patty Hillkirk with a proclamation honoring the ...
  • Camp Dreamcatcher in the News Camp Dreamcatcher Plans 20th Anniversary Event (Chester County Press, March 29, 2016) – Visit http://www.chestercounty.com/2016/03/29/106608/camp-dreamcatcher-plans-20th-anniversary-event
  • Camp Dreamcatcher Silent Auction Stunning New Silent Auction Item – 1 Week in a Gorgeous Villa in Cannes, France! This beautiful villa overlooks Cannes and its bay, offering a splendid panoramic view of the sea and beaches. Many activities are available to you to make sure you enjoy your stay and relax the way you want to. The villa accommodates ...
  • Camp Dreamcatcher 20th Anniversary Celebration Don’t miss our upcoming 20th Anniversary Celebration on April 3, 2016! The evening will include a Reception & Buffet Dinner, as well as performance by internationally acclaimed Violinist/Violist Ida Kavafian and students from The Curtis Institute of Music. A great night for a great cause! Visit http://campdreamcatcher.org/2016-camp-dreamcatcher-20th-anniversary-celebration/ for details.