About Blaze Camp
BlazeCamp is a five-day, four-night overnight summer camp that provides youth ages 8-18 with a physical disability with an opportunity to become involved in sport and recreation activities, make friends and most of all have fun. Activities on offer include: tennis, soccer, basketball, archery, kayaking, climbing, bowling, swimming and much much more! All activities are adapted for the needs of all physical disabilities.
Youth eligible for camp must have a physical impairment such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, aquired brain injury, amputation, spinal cord injury, visual impairment, blindness, muscular dystrophy or other related disabilities.
Expert Qualified Staff
BlazeSports staff are certified in CPR and Advanced First Aid, risk management and also have the following certifications: certified therapeutic recreation specialist, adapted physical education and certified disability sports specialist. Our camp counselors and leaders go through a thorough interview process and training scheme. We also have nurse on site 24 hours/day.
BlazeCamp takes place at the state of the art facility, Camp Dream, Warm Springs, Georgia. The camp is situated on 74 acres of wooded land, located in the grounds of the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation. Facilities include a swimming pool, gymnasium, bowling alley, camp fire area, track, fishing and boating lake, nature trails, outdoor pavilion and entertainment spaces. All camp facilities are designed to be fully accessible.
6135 Roosevelt Highway, Warm Springs, GA 31830
The total cost of camp is $350. A non-refundable deposit of $150 is due at the time of registering to reserve a place.
Payment can be paid in full or in 3 installments ($150, $100, $100) Final payment for camp must be made on or before June 10th 2014.
For families who have more than 1 child eligible for camp we are able to offer 2 siblings for $500.
How to pay
Checks can be made payable to BlazeSports America and mailed to:
BlazeSports America, 535 N. McDonough Street, Decatur, GA 30030
Alternatively a credit card payment can be made over the phone. Please call 404-270-2000
To register for BlazeCamp please complete the online CAMPER REGISTRATION FORM
BlazeCamp is about fun, sports participation and learning independence. BlazeSports staff can not provide 1 on 1 personal care and/or attendants for each camper, and will only be able to provide limited assistance with camper activities of daily living. If you are unsure whether BlazeCamp is the perfect fit for a prospective camper please contact us at 404-270-2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships to families in need of financial assistance. We invite applications and will inform applicants if they are successful as soon as possible. Our scholarship availability is dependent on private donations and grants. Donate to the scholarship fund.
Please ensure you complete a camp registration form in addition to a camp scholarship application.
Recruiting Camp Counselors / Junior Counselors
This year we are looking for camp counselors age 18+. In addition any campers age 16-18 who have attended BlazeCamp previously can attend camp as a Junior Counselor. If you are interested in being a Junior Counselor please complete a camper application and check the box for Junior Counselor. Junior Counselors still attend camp as campers but will be introduced to elements of leadership and responsibility while at camp.