In 2015, Ellie's Heart Foundation began discussions with the Children's Heart Group at Penn State Health to best discover how Ellie's Heart Foundation could best help serve the families treated at the Children's Heart Group. Dr. Thomas Chin talked of his idea of starting a summer camp program for children ages 12-18 who have heart conditions.... With a gift from Ellie's Heart, Camp Lionheart was born in 2016. Ellie's Heart Foundation, administers Camp Lionheart which is held at the Camp Kirchenwald facility in Colebrook Township, Lebanon County. The camp is free of charge to campers and Ellie's Heart Foundation hopes to keep it that way.
We like to think that Ellie would have enjoyed a camp like this to meet other kids like her and to learn to take care of her special heart.
Please click the campfire to learn more about Camp LionHeart.