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Apr 23, 2013 1:07 PM by MELISSA CANONE

Camp Bon Coeur Accepting Applications

LAFAYETTE, La. - Camp Bon Coeur, or Camp "Good Heart", a residential, summer camp for children with heart defects, is currently accepting camper applications for its 29th summer camp session.

This summer, camp will take place from July 26th-August 4th at the Acadian Baptist Center in Eunice, Louisiana. This location provides spacious air-conditioned dorms, a cafeteria, classrooms, a beautiful pond, a pool and a gymnasium.

While at camp, campers have the opportunity to participate in canoeing, horseback riding, archery, sports, arts and crafts, swimming and Heart Class, where they will learn about their hearts and even dissect a cow's heart. Camp is available to kids that are 7-16 years old.

For more information or to apply for camp, please call the Camp Office at 337.233.8437 or email

Camp Bon Coeur
Camp Bon Coeur was created in 1985 to give children with congenital heart defects a traditional two-week summer camp experience to meet other kids from across the country that also bear the scars of growing up with a heart defect. Camp Bon Coeur's mission is to provide a safe summer camp environment in which children with heart defects can grow physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially while learning lifelong coping skills.



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