When campers come through the gates at The Painted Turtle, they enter a world where fun and laughter are part of the remedy. Upon their arrival, campers and their families are greeted by The Painted Turtle’s exceptional staff. Volunteers and staff are both experienced working with children and committed to the well-being and care of our campers.

You meet amazing people and the activities cannot be beat. The camp is amazing and it will be an experience you will never forget.  —Camper


The Painted Turtle programs provide campers with safe, exciting experiences that build self-esteem and confidence while encouraging positive friendships and community. At Camp, children discover a magical and inclusive environment that fosters personal growth and exploration. Campers can feel comfortable and supported trying new things! The Painted Turtle is committed to a rich and ever-evolving program that challenges our campers to become their best selves. There is no end to what adventures await campers next!


Camper FAQs

Camper asking questions about what a day at Camp is like.

As a potential camper, we understand that you might want to learn more about The Painted Turtle. This page is for you! We hope you find it helpful, and look forward to having fun at camp with you soon.

Which camp session should I attend?

Please review our camper eligibility page to see which session is the best fit for you and your family.


Additional Resources

There are many additional resources for children with serious medical conditions while they’re not having a blast at The Painted Turtle! Check out the list below to explore other ways to empower your child outside of Camp.  Additional information and resources will be added regularly.