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Camp About Face 2012

The 2012 session of Camp About Face and the Camp About Face Leadership Academy took place June 29 through July 6, 2012 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Indiana.

Camp About Face is a program sponsored by the Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Riley at IU Health. The week-long camp was developed for kids aged 8-18 with clefts and craniofacial differences. In addition to the traditional camp session, 14 campers aged 15-18 participated in the Camp About Face Leadership Academy, a weekend of leadership training activities.

We had our largest camp ever with 45 campers coming from Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois. The campers enjoyed playing games, swimming, canoeing, and conquering the climbing wall. Programming is customized to meet the needs of our camper population—activities focus on increasing self-esteem, social skills, and teamwork.

Bradford Woods is nationally known for its Therapeutic Recreation program. Earlier this year Bradford Woods received the 2012 Eleanor Eells Award for Programming Excellence from the American Camp Association.

Camp About Face provides a safe environment for kids with craniofacial conditions to come together for friendship, support, and fun! For more information about Camp About Face, please call the Cleft and Craniofacial Office at 317.274.2489.

Trish Severns, MA

Author of this Article

Trish is the Cleft and Craniofacial Program Coordinator for Riley at IU Health. She is active in the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association where she serves on the Cleft Palate Foundation Leadership Award Committee.

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