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YMCA Camp Independence for Teens With Spina Bifida in Ingleside


Sunday, July 7, 2024    
All Day

Event Type

A traditional overnight camp experience for teens ages 14 to 19 with spina bifida and other neurological disabilities

Make a lifetime of memories at YMCA Camp Independence! Overnight Camp Sessions will run through July 26. Check-in is on Sunday at 2 p.m. Check-out is on Friday at 2 p.m.

Two sessions will take place in July:

  • Session 4 on July 7 -12
  • Session 6 on July 21 -26

Campers will learn alongside others with different abilities in an environment where they can be successful. They will enjoy:

  • Playing sports
  • Creating arts and crafts
  • Singing around the campfire
  • Boating and more

These overnight sessions are open to teens ages 14 to 19 with spina bifida and other neurological disabilities. Campers will be active in their own care.

The cost is $1,850 per camper per session. Financial assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis while funds last. After registering for camp, please email to request a financial assistance package.

Visit the YMCA Camp Independence website for more details.

You can register online at YMCA’s website. You can also complete a registration form and return it to the camp office with your deposit.

If you have questions, contact Morgan Holle at or (847) 410-5248.