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Research Shows Experiences at Camp Boggy Creek, a SeriousFun Camp, Deliver Positive Impact for Children Coping with Illness
Date:5/14/2013

kidney disease, rheumatic disease, ventilator assisted disorders, sickle cell/ anemia, spina bifida and transplants.

The full evaluation completed by the Yale Child Study Center is available upon request.

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About Camp Boggy Creek
Founded in 1996, Camp Boggy Creek is a year-round medical camp for children with serious illnesses. Co-founded by actor/philanthropist Paul Newman and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the camp offers week-long summer sessions and family retreat weekends at no charge to the children or families. Located in Eustis, Florida, the 232-acre nonprofit serves children ages 7–16 that have been diagnosed with chronic or life-threatening conditions. The camp is entirely funded by generous donations from individuals, corporations, foundations and healthcare partners. Camp Boggy Creek is a proud member of SeriousFun Children's Network. Learn more by visiting campboggycreek.org.

About SeriousFun Children’s Network
SeriousFun Children's Network is a growing global community of 30 camps and programs serving children with serious illnesses and their families, always free of charge. Founded by Paul Newman in 1988, SeriousFun has served over 400,000 children and families from more than 50 countries. Each member camp is an independent, not-for-profit organization dependent upon private funding to serve all children at no cost to their families. A Support Center raises funds and provides central standards and services for all SeriousFun camps and programs. To learn more about SeriousFun, visit http://www.seriousfunnetwork.org.

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