Tiffany Graf

This week is the last week of Camp Woodchuck 2021.  Memories were made, lifetime bonds created, and our Rainbows’ youth spent a summer filled with new experiences, fun and magic! Morgan Weber, Direct Support Professional with her Camper, Judah: We went to the zoo and he loved it! The water and ducks were probably his […]

Tiffany Sallee, Assistant Camp Director

A normal summer day for Tiffany Steinbacher Sallee, Assistant Camp Director at Camp Woodchuck, is filled with coordinating staff and camper scheduling, planning day-to-day activities for campers, creating schedules for activities, planning big events such as the fashion show, talent show, and art show, helping staff with ideas for working with campers, interacting with kids […]

Youth with Special Needs Form Bonds with Innovative Summer Staff

Camp Woodchuck’s theme this summer is “Ride the Wave” and we are excited to announce we have 46 Campers riding the wave into a fun summer experience! We are providing an In-home Camp experience where each Camper has a Camp Counselor that goes to the family’s home with a backpack full of supplies, activities, energy […]

Essential Services Continue During COVID-19

All over the world, summer camps and other programs made a significant pivot due to COVID-19. Some programs canceled and some went virtual. For Rainbows’ children with special needs and their families, summer camp is not only a fun-filled time of activities and growth, it is a necessity that allows parents to work, attend classes […]

Camp Woodchuck Re-Imagined

Madison Jacobs has been working as a Rainbows’ Direct Service Provider for a little over 2 years and has navigated the challenges of providing After-School Latchkey and Camp Woodchuck at Kids’ Cove to now serving as a Lead DSP providing services for this year’s Rainbows’ Summer Services Program.  “Before this job, I had no previous experience working […]

Zoe Tiger

Congratulations to Rainbows’ girl Zoe Tiger for being recognized as Outstanding Youth of the Year at the Annual InterHab Power Up Conference. Zoe was honored with the award on Friday, October 18 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Wichita. A sweet girl with lots of energy and a sweet spirit, Zoe Tiger was born right on […]

2019 Camp Woodchuck

By Lynlea Southards, Family Support Services Program Coordinator   Camp Woodchuck 2019 was a huge success and a summer that will be cherished in our hearts and minds forever. This year at camp there were 86 camp staff and 115 campers. It was amazing to watch all the relationships develop and grow. The staff built […]

Camp Woodchuck

By Malarie Cook, Camp Woodchuck VISTA Volunteering at Rainbows’ Camp Woodchuck has been the highlight of my summer. My name is Malarie Cook and I am the summer VISTA for Camp Woodchuck. I grew up in a small town called Harper and attended Cowley County Community College for my first two years before transferring to […]

Camp Woodchuck

The first day for the 2019 Camp Woodchuck was Monday, June 3 and both staff and campers were ready. In fact, the theme for Camp this summer is “Wild about Camp”! As many of you know Camp Woodchuck is a summer recreational and leisure day program for more than 100 children and youth with disabilities […]

Camp Woodchuck

By Lynlea Southards, Family Support Services Program Coordinator We are excited for Camp Woodchuck 2019! Our theme this year is Wild about Camp Woodchuck. The fun safari theme is integrated into all of our art projects and activities this summer. The staff and kids are having a blast decorating the rooms with all the wild safari […]