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Trailways Camp

Founded by Sharon and Jerry Miller of the Robert V. and Benjamin G. Miller Fund, Trailways Camp provides camping experiences for adults with disabilities in Southwest Florida.  Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. has been the service provider for the Trailways Camps since October 2012 and serves 60 campers annually at our overnight camping sessions.  Campers enjoy fishing, canoeing, arts and crafts, swimming, campfires, nature walks, and much more at Trailways Camp.

The camp is held at the American Camps Association Accredited Riverside Retreat Center, in LaBelle, Florida.

 

Watch the Trailways Camp video

 

Part 2 - Possibilities!

         This video follows 6 campers home after camp to showcase
         how camp and Goodwill has affected their lives. 

 




The Trailways Camp Mission:

  • Serving the needs of adults and caregivers
  • Developing social connections and recreational skills
  • Building relationships and life experiences

 

Upcoming Camp Sessions:

  • October 16th-19th, 2017
  • November 6th-9th, 2017

 

Activity Schedules for Upcoming Sessions:

October 2017
November 2017

 

Steps to Register a Camper:

1.   Individuals with disabilities who are 18 years of age or older can apply online and will be contacted by the
      camp coordinator. A medical form must be submitted online and will need to be endorsed by a doctor.

2.   Campers and family/caregivers will meet with the camp coordinator to complete the registration
      process. Campers are not fully registered until this meeting occurs.

3.   A $25 registration fee is due by the first day of camp.  This is the only fee associated with the camp.
      Voluntary Donations toward the cost of camper participation are encouraged and can
      be made at www.trailwayscamps.org

4.  Register for Camp online HERE!

 

Volunteering at Trailways Camp:

Volunteers make this camp possible!

Complete a volunteer registration form and you will be contacted about how to complete the background screening process

 

Become a Camp Counselor:

Now Hiring: Trailways Camp Counselor positions available.

Camp Counselors stay at camp throughout the session and lead a group of 5 campers to their activities, fostering teamwork, sportsmanship, team spirit, and inclusion.

 

Donations to support Trailways Camp can be made online:Online Donation

Or mail to:
Robert V. & Benjamin G. Miller Fund/SW Florida Community Foundation

8771 College Parkway, Bldg. 2, Suite 201

Ft. Myers, Florida 33919  

OR you can purchase an item from our Amazon Wish List and it will be sent directly to the camp coordinator, Brandon Sell.


Related Links:

Robert V. & Benjamin G. Miller Facebook

Message Board for: Campers, Caregivers, Volunteers, and Staff

Trailways Camp Newsletters

Trailways Camps

 

 

NO GOODS OR SERVICES WERE PROVIDED IN RETURN FOR THE CONTRIBUTION.  GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, INC.'S REGISTRATION # IS CH1930.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FL.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  PLEASE VISIT www.800helpfla.com FOR OFFICIAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

 

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