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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.

 

The Trailways Camp Mission:

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

 

Camp Sessions:

• October         5th - 8th   Monday-Thursday

• February     22th-25th   Monday-Thursday

• September  21st-24th   Wednesday-Saturday

• November   14th-17th   Monday-Thursday

 

Steps to Register a Camper:

1.    Individuals with disabilities who are 18 years of age or older can register online and will be contacted
       by the camp coordinator.
2.    Campers must submit a physical completed by a doctor.
3.    Campers and family/caregivers will meet with the camp coordinator to complete the registration process.
       You are not fully registered until this meeting occurs.
4.    A $25 registration fee is due by the first day of camp.  This is the only fee associated with the camp.

 

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

Donations to support Trailways Camp can be made 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!


Related Links:

Trailways Camp Newsletters

Camper and Volunteer Registration

Camper Physical

Trailways Camps

 

 

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