Please view the latest video about the Children’s Burn Camp,
shot by award-winning videographer Pat Lore.
The Arthur C. Luf Children's Burn Camp became a
reality in 1991 after many years and hours of dedication and planning by our
late President and Founder, Arthur C. Luf.
Located in Union, Connecticut on the Massachusetts line near Sturbridge, MA, it is set on 176 acres with its own pond for swimming and boating.
A beautiful setting in the woods of Connecticut. The Arthur C. Luf Children's
Burn Camp is the only one of its kind in the
All children attend free of charge. All
expenses for lodging, meals, arts/crafts, activities and programs are paid for
by the Foundation.
Most of these children have never seen
a campground or enjoyed an overnight camp-out, let alone the many other camp
activities which include camp fires, hiking, fishing, archery, boating, and a
challenging ropes course.
Active and retired firefighters
from Fire Departments along the East Coast, medical personnel trained in
treating burns, burn survivors, and caring individuals help round out the team
of counselors for the children. All counselors serve on a volunteer
In 2006, 61 terrific kids attended camp free of
charge. Our campers come from all over with children from throughout New
England, New Jersey, New York, Washington D.C., Maryland, Florida, Puerto Rico
and from other countries like Russia, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Peru,
Croatia, and Vietnam. We turn no child away.