A Weekend Camp for Adults With Disabilities
Serving Hoosiers With Disabilities for Over 40 years
2016 Camp Dates:
September 9, 10, 11
Handicapable Camp is run by volunteers. If you would like to volunteer as a counselor, cabin leader, activity volunteer, meal staff or general helper - please fill out the volunteer application and send it in as soon as possible.
Deadline for Volunteer applications
is Wednesday, August 10
have been mailed out and can also be downloaded here:
Deadline for Camper applications is Monday, August 1.
The concept of Handicapable Camp was developed in 1973 and became a reality in 1974 with the first camp outing, a one-half day, on a Sunday afternoon. This first outing involved seven handicapped boys and girls and three staff members. Over the past decades the need and number of campers has grown.
The camp now has served more than 3,000 handicapped campers while still utilizing a volunteer staff. This often includes many entire families. We also involve non-handicapped youth as staff aides. These young people are part of various youth groups in Indiana. The program now runs three days. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Your Gifts Make HandiCapable Camp a Success
How do we cover the costs for over one hundred campers and all the volunteers needed for Handicapable Camp?
Part of the cost is covered by registration fees paid by campers. Thousands of volunteer hours are donated over the course of the weekend. Many activities, such as the fireworks, firefighter and police displays, and nature exhibits are donated by other individuals and organizations.
But we depend on donations to pay a large part of our expenses. It costs about $26,000 to rent the Brandon Woods facility, feed the campers and staff, and provide for security, medical care and transportation for the weekend.
Your gift of any amount is appreciated.
You can mail your gift to
PO BOX 716
Plainfield, IN 46168
Or give safely and securely through our online MoGiv app: