4/23/2020 Update:


Camp Friendship 2020 has been cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic situation. To read our letter, please click HERE

2020 Camp Date: July 27th to 31st 

Location: River Ridge, LA



Camp Friendship is a free, week long, summer camp for children, 3 years of age through high school, with Spina Bifida and similar orthopedic conditions. Camp attendees are paired up with trained high school aged counselors. Attendees' medical needs are met by trained staff. A nurse is also available onsite. Camp activities include arts and crafts, swimming, field trips and much more! Breakfast and lunch is provided throughout the week. We offer travel and hotel stipends to families who travel in from outside the Greater New Orleans area.

Baby Day at Camp Friendship is a day for our littlest members, under the age of 3, and their family members to meet other families and experience camp for the day. Lunch will be provided and stipends are available for families who travel in from outside the Greater New Orleans area. To see the announcement for Baby Day, click HERE.  


For more information regarding camp, contact our camp director, Jamie MacDonald, at 

Note: In order to participate in all camp activities, both campers and counselors need to have a completed application and signed parental consent form. 

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Baby Day:

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