Painted Turtle

A Camp for Kids with Serious Medical Conditions!

Mission Statement: The mission of The Painted Turtle is to provide a year-round, life-changing environment and authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. The Painted Turtle supports children’s medical needs, inspires them to reach beyond their illnesses, and provides care, education, and respite for their families. All campers and families attend completely free of charge.

For more information about camp, please visit Painted Turtle!


July 7, 2019 – July 11, 2019 at The Painted Turtle

Campers joined us for summer fun at The Painted Turtle in Lake Hughes, CA. Youth were able to take part in a variety of activities such as: arts and crafts, archery, zip-lining, and more!

family weekends at the painted turtle!

June 2, 2018 at The Painted Turtle

Families joined us for a weekend of camp fun at The Painted Turtle in Lake Hughes, CA. Families and youth had the opportunity to meet one another, share their experiences, meet the CAH staff and make new friends!

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