Mission Partners

Children’s Harbor at Lake Martin is thrilled to be a partner and sponsor to so many amazing organizations. For our partner organizations, the Children’s Harbor campus on Lake Martin in Alexander City offers a setting for patients and their families to share their experiences and reconnect, often outdoors, in a safe environment for children with health challenges.

Do you know of an organization or illness population that would benefit from our donated facilities? Email us or call (334) 857-2133.

AAPVI – Songs for Sight

Camps for visually impaired children; camps with families. AAPVI (Alabama Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments) is a support group for parents of children with visual impairments.

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ARC of South Talladega County

Camps for intellectually challenged adults. The ARC of Alabama is a volunteer-based membership organization made up of individuals with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens, and professionals in the disability field.

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Camp Autism Smiles

Camps for children with autism; camps with families. Camp Autism Smiles goal is to provide outdoor recreation in a camp setting for children diagnosed with autism and their families.

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Camp Blue Bird

Camps for adult cancer survivors.


Camp BRIDGES mission is to provide camps and programs at no cost for children, young adults and families living with a transplant.

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Camp Conquest

Camp Conquest is a summer camp program designed to respond to the needs of pediatric burn survivors.

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Camp Cortisol

Camp Cortisol provides support for families of patients with a rare form of adrenal insufficiency.

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Camp Eagle

Camp for children with asthma.

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Camp Full Life Ahead

Camps for people with multiple disAbilities; camps with families. Full Life Ahead helps people with disabilities live the most independent and productive lives possible by connecting their dream to the resources required to make their dream a reality.

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Camp Horizon

Cobb County PARKS Therapeutic Recreation. Children with developmental issues.

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Camp Life – Children’s Aid Society

Children’s Aid Society helps strengthen families by helping parents gain the skills and resources they need to keep families together, recruiting and preparing adoptive homes, housing and training young mothers and preparing youth in foster care to age out with the skills to live independently.

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Camp Magic Moments

Camps for children with life threatening illnesses who have received a magic moment.

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Camp V.I.P.

Camp V.I.P. (Victory, Independence, Possibilities) is a weekend family camp coordinated by the Spina Bifida Association of Alabama. It is a fun-filled weekend packed with activities such as adaptive water skiing (Adaptive Aquatics instructors), tubing, fishing, swimming, canoeing, and many other incredible opportunities. There is an educational aspect to each camp.

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Camp Wired Together

Camps for children with heart disease; camps with families.

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Deaf Camp at Children’s Harbor’s mission is to nurture and empower spiritual, social, mental, emotional, and physical growth through a variety of programs in a natural environment; all designed for Deaf/HH, CODA, and Siblings of Deaf/HH campers.

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CPODD camps provide an extended weekend retreat for children with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica filled with parent, sibling and patient education, indoor and outdoor events, crafts, games, family interaction and an opportunity for families to make friends with others who are dealing with similar issues.

HBDA – Camp Not Clot

Camp for children with hemophilia; camps with and without families. Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders of Alabama strives to strengthen families and individuals with bleeding disorders through advocacy and educational outreach, while facilitating programs that foster peer support and independence.

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Camp Strive – Lakeshore Foundation

A residential camp for children with a physical disability including a visual impairment.

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PKU Camp

To connect PKU families and aid in building lasting relationships that will give families confidence in knowing that they are not alone in their journey. The PKU community is made up of some of the most amazing, kind hearted people. It is our goal to bring those families together to create empowering relationships.

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RhizoKids advocates and support research for a cure for Rhizomelic Chondrodysplasia Punctata (RCDP). RCDP is a very rare, terminal form of dwarfism that is believed to affect (currently) fewer than 100 people worldwide. This annual camp provides families information and access to the world’s most knowledgeable RCDP doctors.

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Camp Smile-A-Mile

Camps for children battling cancer; camps with and without families. Alabama’s Program for Children with Cancer, serves pediatric oncology patients, survivors and their families by providing avenues for fellowship, support that helps them cope with their disease and tools to help prepare them for life after cancer.

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Transition Camp

Camps for youth with chronic illness.

Vent Kids of Alabama

Vent Kids is a support group for families that have children living at home on ventilators. We coordinate an annual camp for children on ventilators, two caregivers and siblings. ALL activities are optional but offered are: swimming (pool), lake swimming, canoeing, miniature golf, playing on an accessible playground, karaoke, arts and crafts, boat rides and games.

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Xtreme Outdoors Ministry

Xtreme Outdoors Ministry provides outdoor and hunting experiences for children with multiple disabilities.

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SAIL – State of AL Independent Living

The State of Alabama Independent Living/Homebound Service (SAIL) provides specialized in-home education and counseling, attendant care, training, and medical services to Alabamians with the most-significant disabilities. The SAIL program has seven community-based offices located throughout the state to serve residents in all 67 counties.

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Catching Courage Family Camp (Ryan Shines Burn Foundation)

Ryan Shines Burn Foundation is committed to the healing of pediatric burn survivors and firefighters. They do this by recognizing and promoting the profound connection between them. Much of their year is spent organizing events for the survivors, firefighters, and their families.

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Camp Kesem

Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Kesem’s flagship program, Camp Kesem, operates free summer camps for children who have been impacted by a parent’s cancer. Founded at Stanford University in 2000, Camp Kesem has since expanded to 116 chapters in 42 states across the country.

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