Healing Adventures

Healing Adventures Family

Operation Purple Healing Adventures celebrates rediscovering family-fun and togetherness after an injury. This FREE three-day experience combines family-focused activities with outdoor exploration, like hiking and canoeing to encourage each family’s growth on their new journey post-injury. Our Association welcomes wounded, ill, injured, medically separated, or medically retired military families to reconnect at Healing Adventures. Families take part in uniquely designed resiliency building activities developed by the American Red Cross, and build memories through fun family oriented activities like hiking, canoeing, and even building bird houses! Our Operation Purple Healing Adventures ensure families return home stronger with better communication skills and brand new “purple” memories


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Camp Twin Lakes-Will-A-Way - Winder, GA

Camp Twin Lakes-Will-A-Way is a 100 acre, fully accessible facility located in the middle of Fort Yargo State Park. Our adaptive equipment and specialized programs allow participants to take part in activities including horseback riding, biking, boating, swimming, high and low ropes, climbing wall, giant swing, and zip line. There will be background checked volunteers to personally assist families so that this experience will allow you the guidance to advocate for yourself, your children, and have a wonderful shared experience. Camp Twin Lakes is proud to give back to members of the armed forces and their families who have sacrificed for our country. From our 25 years of providing a therapeutic camping experience, we know that camp helps build friendships with others facing similar situations, and gives the family a new perspective to heal together.

Camp Bob, Hendersonville, NC

Camp Bob is located in beautiful Western North Carolina on 1400 acres of pristine property. Some of the activities that families will enjoy include guided nature hikes on beautiful trails; canoeing on a 24 acre lake; archery; high ropes; climbing; square dancing; campfires with s’mores and camp songs; and so much more. After a long day of fun and great meals, everyone will rest in their cabins at night and have more fun the next day.

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