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Young Burn Survivors Enjoy Annual Camp in WI

A local summer camp's celebrating 18 years of giving kids special memories! It's all offered for free to the campers who, many times, return later in life as volunteer counselors.

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Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youth

2014 "Celebrate the Journey: 20 Years of Making Memories"

2014 - Summer Camp Theme
"Celebrate the Journey: 20 Years of Making Memories"

  • The 2014 Camp is scheduled for August 10-16, 2014.
  • Camp Staff arrive on Saturday, August 9, 2014.
  • Campers arrive on Sunday, August 10, 2013.

Please contact us at 1-800-315-0911 for information on registering a camper or volunteering as a camp counselor.

The camp's address for parents/guardians that would like to send camper mail during that timeframe is:

WAFS Camper
Camp Timberlee
N8705 Scout Rd.
East Troy, WI  53120

For directions click here.

Click the links below for application forms:

  • New Camp Staff Member Application
    Download PDF Application  |  OR  |  Online Application
  • Returning Camp Staff Member Application
    Download PDF Application  |  OR  |  Online Application

  • Camper Application
    • Downloadable Camper Application
      (Please note, the camper application is 14 pages in length and includes all necessary release forms for camp, including medical, transportation and behavior forms. Each form requires an authorized signature, so you will need to print out and mail these forms to apply. Thank you in advance for your cooperation)

    • Online Camper Application
      (Please note, upon completion and submission of the application, there will be two froms you must additionally download: the camper medical history (which must be completed by a medical provider) and the Hot Air Balloon waver. Both must be filled out entirely and mailed to WAFS.

Scholarship Application

Download PDF Application  |  OR  |  Online Application

Camp Mission Statement

The Wisconsin Alliance for Fire Safety's Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youth (sometimes called WAFS Burn Camp) is a statewide effort to provide a summer camping experience for youth 7-17 who have endured significant burn injuries.


The purpose of the camp is to provide for the unique needs of burn injured youth, while they are having fun, making friends, sharing feeling and developing self-esteem. We offer this to promote coping and life beyond the burn injury for these children.

In cooperation with:
  • The Wisconsin Fire Service
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Columbia St. Mary's Regional Burn Center, Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • American Family Children's Hospital
  • And other Public/Private Benefactors

2014 Burn Camp Wish List

The WAFS-sponsored "Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youths" is in need of the following items* for the 2014 Camp:
*Environmentally friendly products, if possible

  • Juice for the week (individuals)
  • Healthy snacks
  • Beach towels
  • Wal-Mart gift cards
  • Goggles
  • StingEze
  • Laminating sheets, 8.5" x 11"
  • Duct tape, mailing tape, masking tape
  • Flip flops - Med & Lg
  • Beading materials
  • Gatorade
  • Water (bottles) 3 cases
  • Sunglasses
  • Tents for 8 - 10 people (4)
  • Walkie Talkies or ($70/set)
  • Poloroid Cameras
  • Nailpolish Remover
  • Glow stick necklaces (200)
  • White T-shirts, all sizes
  • 35 double packs of Floating Wish Lanterns (can be ordered in

Sponsor with a Donation Towards:

  • Ice cream treats during the week ($200)
  • Worms for fishing ($50)
  • OTC medicine for the week ($300)
  • Friendship bracelets ($2,000)
  • Camp clothing - Tees, sweats, caps ($2,000)
  • Camp logo pins ($300)
  • Orientation Night & Phantom Ranch pizza & beverages ($300)
  • Bus/campus transportation ($4,500)

Sponsor an Activity at Camp Timber-lee! ($200)

  • Archery
  • Horseback Riding
  • Climbing Tower
  • Leather Shop
  • Biking

To contribute items, please contact WAFS at 1-800-315-0911

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Old Wisconsin 2005
Rolling 2005
Sports 2005
Times 2005

Summer Camp For Burn Injured Youths is:

"The camp gives burn survivors a family and network of encouragement and support. To give campers the courage and perseverance to use their experiences to make positive decisions that will last a lifetime." 

Jeff Jordan / Youth Burn Survivor

All activities are designed for fun, learning and development of self esteem to help these children cope with life beyond their burn injury. Participation is carefully supervised. Camp activities include:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Waterslide
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sports
  • Art and Crafts
  • Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Rides
  • and Much More!

WAFS Scholarships Now Available

Campers that have attended the Wisconsin Alliance for Fire Safety sponsored "Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youths" may apply for a Scholarship Grant for both Spring and Fall School Semesters of the school year.

Scholarship for Youth Burn Survivors Program Guidelines

  1. The Board of Directors approves the scholarship amount and number of recipients. A Scholarship Committee Meeting is held to choose the recipients and the amount granted.
  2. Applications are received at the WAFS P.O. Box 1442, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53008.
  3. The Scholarship Committee meets to review applications and determine recipient(s).
  4. Scholarship recipients will be notified prior to "Visitor's Day" at Burn Camp.
  5. A two-party check will be written in both the recipient's name and the technical school or college he/she will be attending Spring or Falll semesters.
  6. Qualifications: Must be accepted in a college or technical school program, is a high school diploma candidate, and is/was a camper participant in the "Summer Camp for Burned Injured Youths".