It's the most fun and compassionate place in Florida.
For 20 years, Camp Boggy Creek has made memories for seriously ill children. For six years, residents have early supported the camp during its Annual Challenge Ride, a fundraising event for cyclists. Last year's event drew over 350 riders.
This year's event will take place on September 10, providing cyclists the choice of three distances–a 40 mile or 60 mile ride through beautiful Lake County, and a 15 mile off-road scenic ride through the Seminole State Forest. The routes are designed to provide a course for every level of rider.
The large Eustis retreat was founded in 1996 by Paul Newman and General Norman Schwarzkopf, so that seriously ill children could enjoy the experiences of camp in a setting full of compassion, laughter and acceptance. The 232-acre camp serves children ages seven to sixteen diagnosed with chronic or life-threatening conditions--at no charge.
Camp Boggy Creek serves thousands of campers and their families year-round through activity-packed weekly and weekend camp programs. The retreat offers children the chance to catch their first fish, go horseback riding or climb a ropes tower, while making new friends.
Get more information or to register for the ride, click here. www.campboggycreek.org/challengeride
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