University of Iowa PT Students help during Respite Care Weekend

Thank you to Iowa Physical Therapy students Austin Bell and Hunter Holeman for volunteering as counselors during a recent respite weekend. Campers Drew Carfrae and Steven Licht really had a good time getting to know them.

Brain Injury Alliance acknowledges Camp Courageous

Thank you to the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa’s East Central Chapter for acknowledging Camp Courageous at their 2014 Appreciation and Recognition Celebration. Also, congratulations to Robert Harding (pictured) for receiving the Advocate of the Year Award and for giving an exceptional presentation on his Traumatic Brain Injury, as a result of a bike [...]

Mini-Semi for Campers Donated to Camp Courageous

(L-R) Board Members Mag Welter, Winnie Williams, and Jim Foels; join the Coca-Cola Semi donors, Nyla and Dean McCall (along with Jerry & Olimpia Gaspar-not pictured) and Craig Schmidt, President of STREETROD PRODUCTIONS in Montezuma. (Plus Santa is taking a nap inside the trailer).

As soon as Nyla and Dean McCall and Jerry & [...]

University of Iowa student Kayla McCann volunteers at Camp Courageous

Kayla McCann is a therapeutic recreation student at the University of Iowa. She volunteered as a counselor during a respite care weekend in order to get more experience working with people with disabilities. Thanks Kayla!

Camp Courageous saddened by passing of Don Simpson

Don & Marilou Simpson have been two of the most exceptional volunteers in the camp’s history. Don & Marilou have been involved with Camp Courageous for nearly 20-years and dedicated over 2-years of their lives to living at camp and volunteering, morning, noon and night. They first heard of Camp Courageous from being loyal listeners [...]