Activities include: crafts, drama, nature study, swimming, boating, sports and games. Activities are adapted so that all children can participate regardless of their disability.
Financial Assistance Available
Camp Burnt Gin is offered at no charge to the campers and their families.
Camp Burnt Gin participates in the USDA summer feeding program. All meals and snacks are nutritious and meet meal pattern requirements. Camp staff work with families to meet campers' special dietary requirements.
Camp Burnt Gin, founded in 1945 and located near Sumter, South Carolina is a residential summer camp for children who have physical disabilities and chronic illnesses. Camp Burnt Gin operates four six day sessions for 7-15 year olds, two six day sessions for 16-20 year olds and a four day camp for 21-25 year olds.
Counselors, in a ratio of one counselor for every three campers, live with the children and assist them with their daily needs and adjustment to camp life. Two registered nurses staff the infirmary and a nearby Pediatric Practice serves as our doctors on call.
Enrollment is limited to children from South Carolina. The deadline for applications is March 1st.
Activities & Features
Performing Arts Dance Drama Music
Land Sports Baseball Basketball Soccer Softball Volleyball
Water Sports Swimming Canoeing Fishing Kayaking
Other Activities crafts nature study camping out paddle boats talent shows
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address 1980 Burnt Gin Road
Wedgefield, SC, 29168 United States
803-494-3145 (tel.) 803-494-8679 (fax.)
Winter Address DHEC/CSHCN, Box 101106
Columbia, SC, 29211 United States
803-898-0455 (tel.) 803-898-0163 (fax.)