All about Camp
What is Camp Hawkins?
Camp Hawkins is a special camp for children ages 4-17 born with congenital heart defects (CHD) or acquired heart disease, and their siblings. It is attended by medical staff and amazing counselors who help the kids learn, have fun, and develop friendships with other kids who understand the challenges of CHD's.
Where is Camp Hawkins located?
Camp Hawkins is hosted at Camp Wapiti located in Tooele, Utah. The Camp Wapiti facility is owned and operated by the Elks Club of Utah. It has cabins with bunk beds and electricity, a main lodge with a kitchen and eating area, bathroom and shower facility close by, heated swimming pool, ropes course, playground, and a big grassy area for games and activities.
When is Camp Hawkins?
The next session Camp Hawkins will be hopefully held June 21 - 24, 2021. Check in begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday and campers can check out after breakfast on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
"I had so much fun volunteering at Camp Hawkins. As a counselor I thought I would be helping and teaching the kids, but they taught me so much. These kids have amazing hearts that truly touched me. It was an experience I will never forget."
- Chesy Nichols