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The Center for Courageous Kids



1501 Burnley Road
Scottsville, KY 42164
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  • Description - The Center for Courageous Kids

    The Center for Courageous Kids is designed specifically for the child living with medical challenges who could not attend a traditional camp. A 501(c)(3) not for profit, we are dedicated to uplifting children living with chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Our campus includes our Medical Center and helipad, Equestrian Center, Bowling Alley, Indoor Swimming Complex, Gymnasium and Climbing Wall, Lodges, Dining Hall and Theater....and so much MORE. But it's the amazing children and their wonderful families who fill these 168 acres with the sounds of laughter, singing and silliness. Designed for the medically fragile child and his/her family members, they attend this magnificent state of the art facility at no cost to them. We are open ALL YEAR LONG and offer 2 distinct types of programs from 22 family weekend retreats where the entire family joins their child, to 9 separate weeks of illness specific summer camping sessions focused specifically on the ill child. For many of our children, this is their first time away from home except for hospital stays. Whether bowling or swimming, horseback riding or fishing, making new friends or singing 'round the campfire... at The Center for Courageous Kids 'WE PRESCRIBE FUN'!!!! A SAMPLE LIST OF ILLNESS GROUPS IS BELOW, HOWEVER WE HAVE WELCOMED CAMPERS LIVING WITH OVER 60 RARE AND UNIQUE DIAGNOSES. IF YOU DO NOT INITIALLY SEE YOUR CHILD'S DIAGNOSIS LISTED HERE, PLEASE CONTACT US TO DETERMINE OUR ABILITY TO MAKE THEIR CCK EXPERIENCE A SUCCESSFUL ONE. SUMMER SESSIONS (AGE 7-15): Severe Asthma, Cancer, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Spina Bifida, Hemophilia, HIV Positive, Juvenile Arthritis, Sickle Cell, and others, to be determined. Camp Activities: From bowling to basketball, swimming to singing, horseback riding to just horsin around, cooking, woodworking, beauty shop, fishing, painting, archery, campfire sing-alongs, stage performances, the climbing wall, new friends and good times.

  • Kids Activities Offered

    Archery,  Art,  Basketball,  Cooking,  Drama,  Fishing,  Horseback Riding,  Overnight Camp,  Rock Climbing,  Special Needs,  Sports Skills,  Summer Camp,  Swimming

  • Activity Age Range

    7 years to 15 years old

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