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Camp Bloomfield Online 2020 Schedule

Join us online for music, art, fitness, science, campfire, and fun! Youth Camp July 20th, 22nd, and 24th On Zoom (subject to change) Teen Camp July 27th, 29th, and 31st On Zoom (subject to change) Adult Camp August 12th and 14th On Zoom (subject to change) More details  and registration information coming soon. Please email…

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Camp Bloomfield 2020

Hello Campers! Sneaks here, I hope everyone is safe and healthy at home right now with their families. I know so many in our big camp family have been wondering about Camp Bloomfield, and I’d like to share some details about Camp Bloomfield 2020. Just like everyone, I’ve been dreaming of sitting outside during sunny days,…

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Wayfinder Moments

#WayfinderInternship @Cleanlogic Wayfinder is so grateful to companies like Cleanlogic! They partner with our Transition Services program to provide meaningful internships to teens and young adults who are blind or visually impaired. Debbie (center) interned at Cleanlogic this summer. “Despite the barriers I’ve encountered as a visually impaired individual, I have acquired the skills and…

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Evelyn Can’t Wait to Go Back to Camp this Summer!

Wayfinder’s Camp Bloomfield transforms the lives of children and teens with vision loss. Camp builds friendship, confidence and independence. That’s what Camp Bloomfield did for Evelyn last year. Evelyn lost her sight when she was a year-and-a-half old due to cancer in both eyes. Maggie, Evelyn’s mother, admits to being protective of Evelyn that after…

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The American flag flying at half-staff with smoky remains of Camp Bloomfield

Camp Bloomfield Woolsey Fire Update

Wayfinder Family Services is sorry to report that our Camp Bloomfield in Malibu, California, was destroyed by the Woolsey Fire. The American flag—at half-staff in mourning for the lives lost in the tragic shooting in Thousand Oaks—is still waving bravely on its flagpole. Mike Bloomfield, our longtime camp manager, and his family safely evacuated from…

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S. Mark Taper Foundation Supports Wayfinder’s Camp Bloomfield

Children with multiple disabilities get to a chance to thrive in a traditional summer camp setting Malibu, CA (July 1, 2018) Wayfinder Family Services Camp Bloomfield is celebrating its 60th year of giving children with disabilities the chance to experience summer camp just like their peers. The 40-acre campground was donated to the organization by…

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Side By Side: Katrina and Mason

“We’ll travel along, singing a song, side by side…” Two 8-year-olds, Katrina and Mason, sang this lyric on their first day at a music program for the blind, nine years ago. Katrina remembers, “I felt like the song was a message to him. I felt like it would be a good idea to be his…

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Meet Pierryae

Pierryae is an outgoing 11-year-old with knowledge beyond his years. His mother, Alana, describes her son as “funny and unique. He stands out from the crowd.” But even Pierryae had hesitations and doubts that he overcame at Camp Bloomfield. “I had doubts about Camp Bloomfield because it was the first time Pierryae would be away…

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