Camp Dreamcatcher

Year-Round Programs for Children Whose Lives
Have Been Touched by HIV/AIDS


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Enter the Camp Dreamcatcher Virtual 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk!

Camp Dreamcatcher is holding a Virtual 5K and 1 Mile Run-Walk! This is your chance to help send kids to camp and get a healthy start to spring, so don’t miss out! And best of all, you can participate right from your front door....

VIDEO: TEDx Talk – Catching Dreams for Kids – A Journey of Hope

A TEDx Talk by Camp Dreamcatcher Founder Patty Hillkirk How do you make a dream into a reality? Patty Hillkirk shared the life-changing journey of Camp Dreamcatcher and how she, and a small group of dedicated volunteers, created a therapeutic community for children...

Use AmazonSmile on Prime Days and Benefit Camp Dreamcatcher

Shop on Amazon Prime Days, October 13 and 14, and raise funds for Camp Dreamcatcher! Amazon's Prime Days offer consumers the best sales of the year on many items that Amazon sells. Just visit and make sure to set Camp Dreamcatcher as...


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Quotes From the Children Served by Camp Dreamcatcher

“I had somebody I could talk to and learned that I’m always going to be perfect just the way I am. It’s important to have a place like Camp because it gives you a break from what you do at home and gives you surprises.  I feel taken care of. I like that we are different colors.”

6 year-old Camper

“I receive love at Camp Dreamcatcher. It is easier to talk about feelings at camp because everyone has them. I don’t think people outside of camp understand.”

12 year-old Camper

““I am the same as my friends at camp because we like to have fun, know someone who is sick with HIV/AIDS. I love the counselors at camp because they help me to play and they give me HOPE I feel so loved and safe at camp.”

7 year-old Camper

“My dad is in jail and I was able to talk about him not being around. I learn that you need to be respectful. Camp Dreamcatcher is a great place because there is no other place like it.”