Our Mission

Instilling inspiration and empowerment, while enhancing the lives of children with serious illnesses.

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Get Involved!

Volunteers are needed year-round, for both family weekends and summer sessions! Consider giving a week or day of your time to some of the most amazing children in the world.


As a donor-funded medical camp, your generous donations allow children and families to experience CCK free of charge. Thank you.

Our 100% Promise


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100% of all donations goes directly to help campers and families attend CCK.

Because of our generous supporters, our camper families have

No Cost. No Worries.

Just Fun

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The 8th Annual Houchens Mobile Program is HERE! CCK is excited to partner with Houchens Industries, Inc. for the 8th year in a row to benefit CCK. The Mobile Program offers the community an opportunity to donate $1.00 when they checkout at Houchens IGA, Crossroads IGA, Priceless Foods, Priceless IGA, Jr. Foods, IGA Express, and Shell locations. The Kick-Off Breakfast was TODAY and mobiles will be sold from May 22 - June 22! This program has raised over $220,000 for CCK since 2012, and we are so thankful for the ongoing support from Houchens Industries! Be sure to stop in one of the participating stores and give $1.00! ... See MoreSee Less

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#HeyCCK We have totaled our donations for CCK's Adventure Lodge and GUESS WHAT! We not only reached our $40,000 goal, we surpassed it! With gracious donors like you, we were able to raise $51,511 to go towards our Tree House Camping Program! Stay tuned throughout the summer to see our campers enjoying camp in the trees!
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#ShoutOut to Toyota/Bama for coming to CCK and making a difference before the campers arrive! This large group of people completed a multitude of prep work for Summer 2019. Organizing program areas, washing fences, and painting posts are a few of the jobs that were completed, along with a NEW ADDITION of a primitive camping sight for our Oldest Campers! Thank you for all of your hard work, and we can't wait to see what more we do together! ... See MoreSee Less

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Medical Volunteers WANTED!

Come experience the Power of Community at CCK!
CCK is needing Medical Volunteers to create a fun, safe environment at camp this summer! If you are a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physicians Assistant or Doctor, trade in your white coat and scrubs in exchange for fishing, campfires and hugs and high fives from children experiencing the power of CCK! To become a medical volunteer, please visit www.courageouskids.org/medical-volunteer-application/ or contact Dr. Amy Mashburn at amashburn@courageouskids.org
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We are so excited about the progress of CCK's Adventure Lodge! The summer camp sessions start in 1 month, and our courageous campers will be enjoying nature, music, art, and other activities as a part of our Tree House Camping Program! With a few days left for the Fund The Adventure Lodge campaign, we need less than $5,000 to reach our $40,000 fundraising goal! Consider making a donation that will take children to new heights at CCK! Donate at www.courageouskids.org/the-adventure-lodge/ ... See MoreSee Less

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