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Camp Independence


Note: As of June 30, 2015 all available camper slots for Camp Independence 2015 have been filled. If you are interested in being placed on the mailing list for Camp Independence 2016 please call 215-663-6295 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Summer Fun and Recreation for Adults with Physical Disabilities

Now in its 43rd year, Camp Independence is a week-long, overnight, camping program for individuals 18 years of age and older.

Activities include:

  • Swimming and nature hikes
  • Movie socials and live-entertainment campfires
  • Dance, creative writing and more!

Sunday, August 16, 2015 to Saturday, August 22, 2015

  • Arrival is on Sunday, August 16th, between 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.  
  • Departure is on Saturday, August 22nd, between 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Variety Club Camp, 2950 Potshop Road, Worcester, PA 19490

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Cost is $600; a limited number of scholarships are available.

Only 40 spots available
Camp Independence offers one-to-one staff attention, with a physician and registered nurse available onsite 24 hours a day.

Documents below are only for informational purposes. The 2015 documents will be be made available shortly:

Application Process for Former Campers - 2015
Application Process for New Campers - 2015

To enroll, please download and complete the following forms:

Camp Independence Form Check List
Camp Independence 2015 - Application
Camp Independence 2015 - Form A
Camp Independence 2015 - Form B
Camp Independence 2015 - Form C
Camp Independence 2015 Staff Application
Camp Independence 2015 Directions
Financial Aid Request Form

Find out more
Call 215-663-6295 for information, or email Anne T. Wieland, CTRS, MHA at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

View photos from Camp Independence 2013