Camp Footprint

AUGUST 9-14, 2021

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

To apply to be a camper, please complete this 

Camper Registration Form

Please Note: Campers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

COVID MESSAGE:

The administration and medical team at the CMTA are waiting until later in the Spring to make a final decision about Camp Footprint 2021. We will be tracking the progression of Immunization numbers as well as paying close attention to all CDC updates and guidelines. We are looking into everything from an adapted in person Camp Footprint experience to a fully virtual option and everything in between. In the meantime, we are asking all families to register as normal and complete all your online forms to secure your registration. Registered families will receive monthly updates as to the 2021 plan.

 

Camper Registration

Registration for Camp Footprint 2021 is open!

To apply to be a camper, please complete this Camper Registration Form

PLEASE NOTE: Campers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

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?

Please contact Camp Director & Youth Leader Jonah Berger at jonah@cmtausa.org, or Assistant Camp Manager Laurel Richardson at laurel@cmtausa.org or 800-606-2682 x 112.

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 2021 are August 9-14. 

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.

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 my camper attend if under 10?

Due to liability and consistency, we cannot make exceptions on the age requirements.

About Camp

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 August 9 - 14, 2021! 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!
 

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.

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Volunteer Application

To apply to be a staff member or counselor, please complete this

Online Volunteer Application 

 

Camp Footprint wouldn't be the same without our incredible staff! We need volunteers to be camp counselors and camp staff. Volunteers must be 19 and older. 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.

Contact us at: jonah@cmtausa.org

© 2017 by the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association

Camp Footprint is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

 is a proud sponsor of Camp Footprint!