AUGUST 3-7, 2020
Camp Footprint 2020 registration is now over. Camp 2021 registration will be posted on this website soon. We look forward to welcoming you into the Tribe of the Funky Feet! :-)
Regarding Camp Footprint 2020 - The Virtual Experience: virtual camp will consist of Morning and Evening activities with additional mid-day activities on demand. You'll be able to participate in virtual camp and still attend school or work.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the camp located?
Is Camp Kon-O-Kwee handicap accessible?
Does my child have to have CMT to attend camp?
Can a sibling attend camp?
Yes. All campers must have a diagnosis of CMT. This question will be asked on doctor's forms and will need to be signed off by doctor.
Camp Kon-O-Kwee is located at 126 Nagel Rd, Fombell, PA 16123. The camp is conveniently located 40 miles north outside of the Pittsburgh Airport. Camp will be held virtually the summer of 2020.
Yes! And, we are able to work with individual families as far as certain needs, requests and concerns. If you would like to address these needs prior to registering, we ask that you please contact the CMTA so that we can accommodate. We want your camper to experience the best camp experience possible, no matter the need.
Who can I call or email about additional camp questions?
If the sibling also has CMT, then yes they are more than welcome to join in the fun!
Can a parent volunteer as a counselor the week that their child is at camp?
We ask that mom and dad stay home for this one. The camp is designed to build confidence and independence for kids living with CMT.
Please contact Camp Director & Youth Leader Jonah Berger at , or Assistant Camp Manager Laurel Richardson at or 800-606-2682 x 112.
What is your camper to counselor ratio?
3:1, 2:1, or 1:1. You will have the ability to choose the appropriate ratio for your child during the application process.
Can you change the date of camp?
The CMTA works very hard to find a week that suits as many campers as possible. Please be patient as the camp gets established. The dates for 2020 are August 3-7.
Can my camper attend if under 10?
Due to liability and consistency, we cannot make exceptions on the age requirements.
The CMTA's Camp Footprint is the only camp in the United States just for kids with CMT! It is an annual, FREE, six-day sleepaway camp for youth (ages 10-18) with CMT. Camp will be held virtually this summer, August 3 - 7, 2020! Camp Footprint envisions a world where children with CMT are empowered with the courage, hope, skills and community for a lifelong journey of realizing potential and developing strengths.
Our mission is to provide each camper with an unforgettable week of adventure and fun with friends! Through participation in a community of youth with CMT, our campers make friendships based on shared experiences and understanding. An activity-driven week dedicated to exploration and creativity, Camp Footprint is about building confidence and community!
Our camp theme for 2020 is an invitation to "Come join the Tribe of the Funky Feet"! At Camp Footprint, we unite in team spirit through fun, challenge, and community. As a camper, you're part of a family of adventurers who support and encourage each other.
Camp Footprint wouldn't be the same without our incredible volunteers! We need volunteers to be camp counselors and camp staff. Volunteers must be 19 and older. Virtual camp will consist of Morning and Evening activities with additional middle of the day activities on demand; you are able to participate in camp and still attend school or work.
To apply to be a staff member or counselor, please complete this Online Volunteer Application
PLEASE NOTE: Applying for a volunteer position does not equate to being accepted. After applying, you will be contacted by one of the camp directors for an interview and then final staffing decisions will be made.
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Camp Footprint is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.