Camp Wannaklot

 

Camp logo 100 pxCamp Wannaklot, a week-long residential summer camp, is the only camp in Georgia that provides children who have hemophilia or other inherited bleeding disorders the opportunity to enjoy a traditional camp experience. During this fun-filled week, campers make new friends, learn about their bleeding disorders, and share new experiences.

Camp Wannaklot was held July 28-August 2, 2013. If you are interested in volunteering as a 2014 camp counselor please contact Kim Wilson at kawilson@hog.org or 770 518-8272.

Camp Wannaklot campers are divided into two age groups.  Junior Camp is for campers age 7 to 12, while Teen Camp is for campers age 13 to 17.  All campers will participate in a wide variety of fun activities including horseback riding, canoeing, mountain biking, arts and crafts, swimming, basketball, tennis, and archery.

Camp Wannaklot Mission

Camp Wannaklot is designed to ...

  • Give children with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders a special and safe place to spend part of their summer and have fun.
  • Provide an environment to promote growth of self esteem, self reliance, emotional development, and creativity.
  • Provide an educational opportunity to teach children about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders by participating in the process of peer education and support, and by the presence of trained medical staff.
  • Encourage an appreciation of and promote a greater understanding of the environment and natural surroundings by supporting the camper’s active participation in the outdoor camping programs.
  • Uphold the responsibility of treating each child as an individual with unique physical and emotional needs.

Partners, Volunteers, and Supporters Make it Possible 

Camp Twin Lakes Partner Logo 2012Hemophilia of Georgia partners with Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, Georgia to provide facilities, programming, personnel for specialized programming, and food service for our campers.

Camp Wannaklot depends on the dedicated efforts of more than 100 volunteers. Find out more about becoming a Camp Wannaklot volunteer.

Camp Wannaklot wouldn’t be nearly as much fun without the generous support of individuals and corporate donors. Find out more about Camp Wannaklot sponsorship opportunities.