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Rotary Youth Camp of North Florida, Inc
Defuniak Springs, Florida

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100 Christian Camp Rd
Defuniak Springs, Florida 32433

P.O. Box 10426
Tallahassee, FL 32302


TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Whole month of July

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Rotary International

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Free overnight camp for children with disabilities. Campers attend weekly, by age, half boys, half girls. Campers are assigned a one to one counselor ans nurses are available 24/7 for all needs including medicine distribution.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our camp is exclusively for special needs campers. Special diets accommodated.

Dance, Music/Band, Basketball, Swimming, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Arts & Crafts, Horse Therapy, Dog Therapy, Talent Contest, Scuba, Special Needs Rope Course

CAMP LOCATION: We are in Defuniak Springs at the Tri-State Christian Camp. Exit 85 off I-10 and about 8 miles north of that exit.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 6 cabins that sleep 16, lodge and dining hall plus pool and recreational activities. See website for photos

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: RYC provides free overnight camp to children with disabilities in order to raise their self-esteem, increase their social skills and provide opportunities for success in outdoor activities. Camp activities include camp activities like swimming, arts & crafts, hikes, bonfires, dance and therapy with horses and dogs and music. Each child has their own counselor for one on one attention. We have professional nursing staff 24/7 who also distribute medicine.

RYC was founded in 1974 by Rotary Clubs in District 6940. Clubs throughout the Florida panhandle provide almost 50% of the funds needed to manage the camp, $65,000 annually. In 2018 RYC was awarded the Florida State University Foundation and College of Education Exemplary Community Agency Award. Corporate and other donations provide our annual budget of $150,000. Campers are accepted without regard to ethnicity, gender, or disability.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We train up to 5 CIT annually.


session 1 -July 7 ages 6-11
session 2 - July 14 ages 12-15
session 3 - July 21 over 26

Counselors needed for month of July. Room & board & salary based on experience provided. Training for one week begins July 1. Contact 850-328-0302 or email resume to campryc[AT]

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