Blog: CampProgram

The Crisis Relief Canines of Camp Susquehanna

Posted September 8, 2022 in Camp, Program

This year, Burn Prevention Network invited the National Crisis Response Canines back to Camp Susquehanna for the seventh summer in a row. National Crisis Response Canines is a nonprofit organization that trains and certifies canine-handler teams to work in crisis environments and identify/provide comfort to those affected by trauma or emotional distress. Burn injuries leave […]

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Food Insecurity at Camp Susquehanna

Posted August 19, 2022 in Camp, Program

At Burn Prevention Network, we are dedicated to providing assistance of all kinds to burn survivors… even after recovery. Our summer sleep-away program, Camp Susquehanna, is for youth from across the state of Pennsylvania to come and meet other burn survivors, participate in activities geared toward teaching them new life skills, and, most importantly, have […]

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Getting Back to Camp: A Long-Awaited Return to Camp Susquehanna

Posted August 19, 2022 in Camp, Program

For 28 years, Burn Prevention Network’s (BPN) summer sleepaway camp, Camp Susquehanna, has helped young burn survivors ages seven to seventeen gain confidence, build relationships, and learn new life skills. Campers call the experience “life-changing” and with this year’s camp being the first since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, campers and volunteers alike were […]

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BPN Awarded $25,000 to Support Burn Survivors of All Ages

Posted July 8, 2021 in Camp, General, Prevention

The Burn Foundation, Upper Darby, PA,  announced that a grant totaling $25,000 has been awarded to The Burn Prevention Network to fund a growing number of campers expected to attend Camp Susquehanna in 2021. Camp Susquehanna is traditionally a five day sleep-away experience for children ages 7-17 who have survived a burn injury. Due to […]

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Springfest 2021: Building Community, Creativity, and Confidence among Young Burn Survivors

Posted May 5, 2021 in Camp, General

In such an uncertain time, how does virtual camp engage and transform lives? On Tuesday, April 27th, campers and volunteers logged onto Zoom for another action-packed virtual camp experience, Springfest. Springfest is an initiative of our Camp Susquehanna program, which is a fun and safe environment for young burn survivors to make friends and memories […]

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Donor Spotlight: Fox & Roach Trident Charities

Posted March 2, 2021 in Camp, General

Thanks to the generosity of the Macungie branch of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, a tenant of Fox & Roach Trident Charities, we are able to continue our program delivery throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Their charitable contribution will not only improve lives, it will transform futures. Donor funds continue to allow us to support young […]

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Winterfest 2021: Friends, Fun, and…Pajamas?!

Posted February 25, 2021 in Camp, General, Prevention

If COVID-19 has taught us anything it has been the power of, and need for, connection. While many of us have struggled with this during the pandemic, this is a way of life for many burn survivors, especially children. Most do not know other burn survivors in their own communities, and children who attend Camp […]

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The Evolution of “Camp-In-A-Box” – Episode 2

Posted September 29, 2020 in Camp, General

The story of a box full of magic We knew that the changes brought on by the pandemic are often painful, isolating, and disorienting so it seemed that our camp message of hope and connection was more important than ever! Camp Susquehanna Leadership Team and volunteers had to think outside the box and imagine creative […]

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Protected: Videos of Virtual Camp 2020 Sessions

Posted July 16, 2020 in Camp

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