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National Wheelchair Sports Camp
June 9-14, 2018

Ironwood invites youth and adults with physical challenges of all levels to participate in a variety of sport-themed activities in a supportive and inspiring team environment. Campers are challenged to look beyond their disability, while being coached and mentored by world-class Paralympic athletes. Campers will be amazed and encouraged to things they felt never possible, while building relationships with others who face similar challenges. 

Watch this video to see more about this life-changing camp:

Wheelchair Camp Goals:
  • Provide a week of camp that "might be the BEST week of your life."
  • Provide inspiration that will cause you to "Wag more and Bark less."
  • Provide a team of positive speakers and guests.
  • Provide activities that will include the whole family
Register today:
  • $365.00 - Wheelchair Participant - Miracle Lodge (room shared with another wheelchair participant)
  • $265.00 - Wheelchair Participant - Cabins/Dormitories (shared lodging with 3-4 wheelchair participants)
  • $315.00 - PCA - Miracle Lodge (if required to be housed with participant)
  • $215.00 - PCA - Cabins/Dormitories

  • Note: Restrooms for cabins and dormitories are in a separate location. Bedding and towels are not provided.
Meals are provided Saturday lunch through Thursday breakfast and are included in the registration cost.

Transportation is available from the Rochester airport and bus station; please indicate if transportation is needed. If you are flying into Minneapolis and do not plan to rent a car, we suggest the GO Rochester Direct shuttle service 507-280-9270.

Who can attend:
  • Ages 12 and up
  • The serious and casual athlete
  • The outdoor nature lover
Check In:
1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 9th at the Miracle Lodge after the Wheels & Heels of Fire 10K Event.

Check Out:
Thursday, June 14th after breakfast.

Participants will stay in the Miracle Lodge retreat and conference center. Other lodging options and/or early arrival may be available by request.

Camp Kickoff Event: Wheels & Heels of Fire 10K

A 10K race sponsored by Pizza Ranch starts from the Pizza Ranch in Stewartville and finishes at Ironwood Springs. All are welcome. Participants include wheelers, hand cyclists, bikers, rollerbladers, runners, walkers, strollers, and more! An event you don’t want to miss!

Race Begins:
June 9, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at the Pizza Ranch in Stewartville (call 533-4315 for directions)

Race Ends:
At the Miracle Lodge at Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch

$10/participant or $25/family - all proceeds will go to the National Wheelchair Sports Camp

Those participating in the Wheels & Heels of Fire 10K Event who are also registered for Wheelchair Camp can stay in the Miracle Lodge at Ironwood Springs on Friday, June 9th. Please indicate this in your registration for camp.

Camp Highlights:
  • LARPing
  • Softball
  • Pulling contest
  • Horseback riding
  • Wild wave
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Bowling
  • Paintball
  • Road racing
  • Tennis
  • Zipline
  • Basketball
  • Climbing wall
  • Water skiing
  • Archery
  • Mini-golf
  • And more

Bob Bardwell
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Phone: 507-533-6707