Camp Bloomfield

Wayfinder’s Camp Bloomfield has been sharing the joys of the great outdoors with our children and families since 1958. The program offers activities adapted for children of all ages and abilities and gives them a natural and safe environment to develop self-esteem and build independence. Camp Bloomfield is the only one of its kind for children with multiple disabilities and blindness in the State of California that is offered free of charge to participants.

Choose the right Camp Bloomfield experience for you, your child or family!

Camp Bloomfield 2023 (Camp Whittier in Santa Barbara, CA)

The traditional Camp Bloomfield program will have three sessions of fun, safe recreational and camping programs for all ages and abilities in a natural and safe environment. Camp Whittier in Santa Barbara county is on traditional Chumash land that sits across the road from Lake Cachuma and adjacent to the Los Padres National Forest.

Youth/Teen Camp: June 21-25
Alumni (Adult) Camp: June 27-30
Family Camp: July 2-5

Registration Is now open!

Introducing a new option at Camp Bob Waldorf in Glendale, CA: Attend camp with sighted children

Camp Bloomfield program staff will work as a team with Camp Bob Waldorf’s staff to successfully integrate up to 24 blind and visually impaired campers between the ages of 7-17 into Camp Bob Waldorf’s existing summer camp session attended by more than 100 sighted children between the ages of 7–17. Camp Bob Waldorf is nestled on 112 acres in the Verdugo Hills of Glendale, CA.

Youth/Teen Camp: July 23-29
To apply for this session, you must submit a short video or essay using this form.

Audrey, age 15, had lost much of her vision only nine months before she arrived at camp. Doctors had removed a brain tumor that was pressing on her optic nerve. Post-surgery, she has a small circle of vision, without top, bottom or peripheral sight.