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Making Memories at Camp Woodchuck

Experience Movie Magic

Imagine a place where creativity knows no bounds, where kids embark on adventures inspired by the enchanting world of movies. Welcome to Movie Magic at Camp Woodchuck, where this summer, 83 young Campers with special needs delve into a world of imagination and discovery.

The theme of this year’s camp is “Movie Magic,” and true to its name, Camp transports kids into the realms of their favorite films. From thrilling adventures to heartwarming stories, each day brings new experiences inspired by beloved movies.

Throughout the summer, Campers have the opportunity to explore various exciting destinations. They cool off at splash pads, immerse themselves in the beauty of Botanica Gardens, encounter wildlife at the Sedgwick County Zoo, and enjoy watching several movies together, fostering a love for cinema.

Beyond field trips, Camp is abuzz with creativity. Kids showcase their talents through choir performances that delight the community. Special events like the Fashion Show allowed them to strut their stuff on the runway, while the Talent Show highlighted their unique abilities and skills.

As the summer progresses, anticipation is building for the upcoming 4th of July celebration. This year, Campers will design and launch their own rockets, a hands-on experience that promises to ignite their curiosity and creativity.

Amidst all the excitement, Campers will also enjoy moments of relaxation and artistic expression. Spa Day provides a chance to unwind and be pampered, while the art show allows them to proudly display their creative works with a special showing at Mark Arts.

One of the standout experiences will be the visit from Journey of Hope, where a lively shaving cream battle ensues, leaving everyone laughing and covered in foam. The summer will come to an end with a special visit to McConnell Air Force Base. Community members play a crucial role in enriching the Camp experience, engaging with kids through activities like gardening, Community Day, and a race car show.

Camp Woodchuck is a whirlwind of adventure, creativity, and community spirit. As Campers continue to explore the magic of movies and unleash their imaginations, they are creating memories that will last a lifetime. Here’s to another summer filled with laughter, learning, and limitless possibilities!

Whether it’s singing in the choir, splashing at the water park, or launching rockets into the sky, Camp Woodchuck has truly brought the enchantment of movies to life, inspiring young hearts and minds along the way.