In partnership with The Robert V. & Benjamin G. Miller Fund, Trailways Camp is a week-long residential camp for adults with special needs.
The Trailways Camp Mission:
To remove the social isolation often felt by people with disabilities by providing opportunities for fun, friends and support. Through outdoor activities, group exercise, crafts, and more, campers will have the opportunity to develop recreational skills and build relationships. Activities will include, fishing, campfire roasts, canoeing, talent show, a party, movie night, and more!
In coordination with the The Robert V. & Benjamin G. Miller Fund, Goodwill will offer two more overnight Trailways Camps in 2014.
April 7th - 10th: 4 day Camping Activity
(Registration begins December 1st and ends March 24th)
October 6th - 10th: 5 day Camping Activity
How to Register:
All potential campers need to obtain a physical from their doctor and send it to camp coordinator Jesi Cason, either via email, fax (239-652-1655), or U.S. mail (Goodwill Opportunity Center - 5100 Tice Street - Fort Myers, FL 33905).
Once the physical is completed, registration can be completed online. A paper application can be also be requested by contacting Jesi Cason via email or phone at (239) 357-3623. Once your paperwork has been recieved, you will have a one-on-one meeting. Each camp applicant and their parent/caregiver will meet with a staff member to determine final elegibility and we will then provide camp schedule, packing list, etc.
Want to Volunteer for Trailways Camp?
You can also support Trailways Camp by donating camp supplies. Click here to view a Trailways Camp wish list.
Are You a Trailways Camper?