2017 Camp Dates Now Available

The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia is pleased to announce the dates for the 2017 Epilepsy Summer Camp sessions.

Camp Carpe Diem

Camp Carpe Diem will run from Sunday, May 28 –Friday, June 2. This camp serves children ages 7-15 and is managed by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The camp is located at the Winder campus of Camp Twin Lakes, Will-a-Way. For more detailed information on Camp Carpe Diem, please go to www.choa.org/campcarpediem.


Camp Big Heart

Camp Big Heart serves children and adults who have epilepsy as well as a developmental disability. It is managed by Georgia Civitan and is held at Camp John Hope in Perry, Georgia.

There are three different sessions of the camp:

SESSION I: June 11-June 16 (School Age Campers)
SESSION II: June 18- June 23 (Young Adults and Higher Functioning Campers)
SESSION III: June 25 – June 30 (Older Adults – Max Age 60)

For more detailed information on Camp Big Heart and to access the registration materials, please go to www.campbigheart.com.

Both camps have full time coverage by medical staff and all counselors are trained in seizure recognition and first aid. The Epilepsy Foundation provides camp scholarship funding to both camps through grants. Please contact the individual camps for camp scholarship information.