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"Amazing." "Life-changing." "Awesome."

Those are just a few of the words kids often use to describe their experience at Camp Riley.

The annual summer camp program lets children with physical disabilities experience life without limits, and adventures that help them build confidence and friendships.

Riley Children's Foundation's role is to fund Camp Riley. Thanks to donations, Camp Riley never has to turn away a camper due to financial need.

Every summer, Camp Riley welcomes approximately 200 children between the ages of 8 and 18 from throughout Indiana and several other states.

Confidence-building adventures

Campers have opportunities to experience a wide range of outdoor adventures, often for the first time, such as:

  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Waterskiing
  • Climbing Towers
  • Archery

Each camp session takes place among the peaceful trees and cabins of Bradford Woods— Indiana University's 2,500-acre universally accessible outdoor recreational facility.

We invite you to browse the links below to learn more about Camp Riley.

 

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    Meet Kyle Thompson
    November 18, 2016

    Riley kid Kyle Thompson's story shows the importance of... More

    Meet Kyle Thompson November 18, 2016

    Riley kid Kyle Thompson's story shows the importance of supporting Maternity and Newborn Care.

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    Riley kids Say Thank You to Researchers
    November 18, 2016

    Riley kids Caleb, Chloe, Cierra and Dane had the... More

    Riley kids Say Thank You to Researchers November 18, 2016

    Riley kids Caleb, Chloe, Cierra and Dane had the opportunity to meet some of the Riley researchers that helped save their lives.

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    Family Support Programs at Riley Hospital
    November 18, 2016

    Meet members of the Riley Child Life and Social Work... More

    Family Support Programs at Riley Hospital November 18, 2016

    Meet members of the Riley Child Life and Social Work team! Donors fund 75 percent of Child Life and 25 percent of Social Work services at Riley Hospital.

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    2016 Gift of Hope Happens Here Commercial
    November 9, 2016

    Join us this holiday season and give hope to all... More

    2016 Gift of Hope Happens Here Commercial November 9, 2016

    Join us this holiday season and give hope to all of our Riley kids.

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    Give Hope with Fifth Third Bank and Indiana Blood Center
    November 9, 2016

    Join Fifth Third Bank and Indiana Blood Center this... More

    Give Hope with Fifth Third Bank and Indiana Blood Center November 9, 2016

    Join Fifth Third Bank and Indiana Blood Center this holiday season and give hope to our Riley kids.

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    Meet Brielle Hapner
    October 12, 2016

    Learn how Riley kid Brielle Hapner from Fort Wayne is... More

    Meet Brielle Hapner October 12, 2016

    Learn how Riley kid Brielle Hapner from Fort Wayne is here today thanks to amazing teamwork at Riley Hospital.

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    Riley Kid Featured in National Walmart and Sam’s Club Campaign
    August 26, 2016

    When Reagan DeLoach of Newburgh, Ind. was two months old,... More

    Riley Kid Featured in National Walmart and Sam’s Club Campaign August 26, 2016

    When Reagan DeLoach of Newburgh, Ind. was two months old, she was diagnosed with sagittal synostosis and underwent surgery at Riley Hospital. Throughout Reagan’s recovery, Seth DeLoach, Reagan’s father, relied heavily on the support from his fellow associates at Walmart. This year, the DeLoach family is featured in Walmart stores across the country as a part of Walmart and Sam’s Club’s fundraising efforts for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. From August 29 through October 9, visit any Indiana Walmart or Sam’s Club location, donate at the register and support all of our Riley kids.

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    Victory For Riley
    August 8, 2016

    Victories happen every day at Riley Hospital for... More

    Victory For Riley August 8, 2016

    Victories happen every day at Riley Hospital for Children, and supporters like you are making these hope-filled moments possible! Check out our new “Victory” commercial currently airing on WTHR in Central Indiana.

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    Race For Riley Celebrates 20 Years
    July 21, 2016

    First held in 1997, Race for Riley has made a... More

    Race For Riley Celebrates 20 Years July 21, 2016

    First held in 1997, Race for Riley has made a tremendous impact on Riley donating over $3 million. Thanks to the Race for Riley committee, including co-founder John Andretti, for their continuous commitment.

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    Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center
    July 13, 2016

    Searching for a beautiful event space in downtown... More

    Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center July 13, 2016

    Searching for a beautiful event space in downtown Indianapolis? Look no further than the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center located in the historic Lockerbie Square neighborhood. Visit RileyMuseumHome.org for more information.

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