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

Camp Bloomfield Woolsey Fire Update

*update* Although the Malibu site was destroyed, Camp Bloomfield lives on! Please check our program page for details. Wayfinder Family Services is sorry to report that our Camp Bloomfield site 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…

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Camper doing ropes course up in the trees

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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