Stories We Love: Down Syndrome Awareness

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In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month this October, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite inspirational videos: 1. Noah Van Vooren Scores a Touchdown Noah, a senior from Little Chute, Wisconsin, served as the waterboy for his school’s varsity football team. He attended every game faithfully cheering them on regardless of victory or defeat. Although Noah loved his … Read More

October Featured Camper: Watson

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At 5 months old Watson suffered a metabolic crisis that caused him to lose all of his motor skills. Flash forward 14 years, and he is taking on life (both at home & at camp) with as much speed as his power chair will allow!   We caught up with Watson and his family to learn more about what makes … Read More

September Featured Camper: Preston

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Join us as we countdown to camp with monthly featured campers! MEET PRESTON: A joyful, energetic, happy guy with a great sense of humor. Preston has attended Camp Barnabas for the past 12 years. When he’s not at camp, he attends a day training program and lives in a residential facility. Preston loves to hang out with fellow adults and … Read More

What to Wear When Glamping

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Fall is around the corner and that means two things: First, it’s leaf crunching weather. Second, it’s the perfect time to glamp! Glamping is camping that doesn’t require excessive experience. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors with a few of the extra comforts of home. When dressing for ‘glamping’ your attire needs to be durable, yet sophisticated. Here … Read More