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Upcoming Dates 

July 14-16

Camps end first session


August 11-12

Camps end second session


September 10

Around the Campfire 2011

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Behind the Scenes at Camp for All Kids 


See Our 2010 Annual Report  


Paul Nathanson

Rob Porter


contact the Co-Presidents 


Brian Williams



Mark Holz



Karen Handelman

Immediate Past President


Marianne Baer
Emily Coen
Ben Crane
Amy Gale
Kendra Martin
Joe Mendes
Mike Simons
Board Members

Jana Byington-Smith
Interim Executive Director

contact Jana 

Heather Gordon
Gift Administrator

Mike Jay

Director of Camp Kamaji
Founder & Ex-officio

Pat Baer

Jim Berger
William Burris

Alan Cole

Ken Doane

Mike Green

Jim Hiken

Sharon Remis

Carl Simons

Audrey Zuckerman
Honorary Board


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Partner Schools 


Camp for All Kids is a registered 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit corporation, EIN # 43-173951   




Save the Date!  

Get a FREE Ticket!

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Around the Campfire 2011 is the greatest multi-camp reunion in history. And it is a big deal for Camp for All Kids because it supports the campership recipients  who attend our five partner camps: Kamaji, North Star, Timberlane, Chippewa Ranch and Birch Trail.


Please mark your calendars now and plan to join the fun in Chicago on September 10 (think 9/10/11 - it's easy to remember). There are daytime events and an evening concert around the campfire for the whole family. Your ticket could be free if you join the online fundraising drive and raise funds for Camp for All Kids. 


Save the date: 9/10/11. Learn more!


The Kids Are at Camp! 

Summer 2011 has already begun and some of our campership recipients are already at camp. This summer, 50 campers will be attending camp thanks to the generous donations made by our donors. Don't we all wish we were at camp?

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Kamaji campers on Tribe Day


Meet a Former Camper:

Fastima Brown

Fastima Brown, former campership recipient and Birch Trail camper, recently met with Birch Trail alumnae in Chicago and explained how camp affected her...and how she still misses it.

What Camp Means to Me by Fastima Brown

Friendly Wash Supports Camp for All Kids

Hey Chicago families....

The Friendly Wash Camp Laundry Service, a service that washes your child's camp laundry BEFORE you bring the Northwoods into your home, will take your child's dirty camp duffle, wash, dry, and fold the the clothes and deliver them back to your home. Friendly Wash is pleased to support Camp for All Kids' effort to promote and facilitate racial diversity by sending kids from under-served communities to overnight summer camp. Friendly Wash will donate a portion of its proceeds to Camp for All Kids from orders received (Chicago area only). For more information about this offer and Friendly Wash, please contact Tony Kahan (a North Star alum!) at 847-441-4437.



Give the Gift of Camp

It takes a community that cares about camping, kids AND diversity to send these high-achieving children to camp each year, and it requires a commitment to fulfill the Camp for All Kids promise to send these campers back every year so life-long friendships can bloom.


Consider joining the current  Around the Campfire 2011 online fundraising drive to make a gift or build your own fundraising team. Or you can make a charitable donation online or by mail to: Camp for All Kids, P.O. Box 50194, St. Louis, MO 63105.


Give us a call at 314-910-8595 to make a gift of appreciated securities or plan for an estate gift.

Discovering Similarities. Celebrating Differences.