Camp Riley

Riley Children's Foundation

Camp Riley empowers children with physical disabilities by providing life-changing experiences in a camp environment tailored to their individual needs. Campers shatter perceived limitations, make new friends, and reach higher achievements, returning home with an increased sense of independence and confidence.

Applications now available!

Visit the applications page to apply for 2019 sessions of Camp Riley.

Each summer, hundreds of campers with physical disabilities and medical conditions make their “home away from home” at one of our eight Camp Riley sessions. Since 1955, Camp Riley has operated at Bradford Woods and has been made possible through the generous support of Riley Children’s Foundation. Additionally, Riley Children’s Foundation ensures that no camper is turned away due to financial need.

Physicians practicing at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health provide 24-hour medical coverage for Camp Riley, including medical and nursing directors, resident physicians, nurses, and a pharmacy team. 24-hour medical care is available during camp.


Campers can attend one of eight Camp Riley sessions appropriate to their needs. Explore the eight sessions of Camp Riley for 2019 below.

Beyond the Woods Mentor Program

The Beyond the Woods mentor program is for teens age 14-18 with a physical disability that are part of the Venture session of Camp Riley. Campers are matched with adult mentors who have been through similar life experiences and can act as a source of empowerment and a resource for campers on a variety of topics, including 

For more information about the Beyond the Woods program, contact Jackie DuMont, Assistant Director of Therapeutic Programs, at



Contact us at 765-349-5121 or e-mail Nich Hunter-Shields at


Interested in providing a Camp Riley experience to Indiana children with the gift of a campership? Contact Olivia Mozzi at Riley children’s Foundation at 317-808-8557 or at

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