Camp Esperanza | Summer Programs

Camp Esperanza


Providing a five-day recreational program, the camp serves children with either juvenile arthritis or a rheumatic disease such as lupus or scleroderma. Activities include riding, swimming, arts and crafts, a ropes course and campfires. Families pay a nominal registration fee only.

General Info

Name Camp Esperanza
Location Big Bear Lake, CA
Year-round Contacts 800-954-2873
Program Focuses & Features Aquatics, Archery, Astronomy, Basketball, Canoeing, Climbing Wall, Crafts, Equestrian, Music, Physical Impairments, Rappelling, Riding, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, Swimming, Volleyball
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 8-17
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Jennifer Ziegler, Director
Residential Fee Free. (+$25), 1 week.
Year Established 1985
Sponsor Arthritis Foundation—Southern California Chapter
Dates & Sessions July-Aug; 2 sessions, 1 week long


Jennifer Ziegler, Director