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Our Own Family Camp

Friday, May 24, 20243:00 pmMonday, May 27, 202410:00 am
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Our Own Family Camp
The annual Our Own Family Camp at YMCA Camp Oakes near Big Bear over Memorial Day weekend is exclusively designed for families of individuals with Down syndrome. This is a wonderful way to have an inexpensive, memory-making vacation with our families in a supportive, non-judgmental environment.

Campers participate in:
• Canoes
• Swimming
• Campfire
• Hiking
• Arts & Crafts
• Riflery
• Archery
• Ropes
• Rock Wall Climbing
• Volleyball

We are SO excited to announce that registration is open for Our Own Family Camp over Memorial Day weekend 2024!

It's going to be a whole lot of fun, and we cannot wait for you to join us. The pricing structure has changed and prices will be as follows:

Ages 0-4: Free
Ages 5-17: $120
Ages 18+: $155
Remember, your family member with DS is FREE!

Please use the following links to register:

Returning families:

New families: