"Recapturing the magic of childhood..."

... one summer camp at a time.

About

Our mission is to continue Eric’s dream to  share the magic of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Ashford, Connecticut with children from Kansas City and surrounding communities whose childhoods have been interrupted by cancer.

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Eric’s Camp Fund, a new program has been created that will mean that even more families from the Kansas City area will be touched by Eric’s dream of making life a little brighter for these great kids. 

How to help

Financial contributions are certainly welcome – and very much appreciated. Your contributions to Eric’s Camp Fund go toward travel expenses to get the kids to the camp in Connecticut, and here in town, your funds help us bring the camp experience to kids in area hospitals. Plus, we can always use volunteers or even extra crayons – everything helps!

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Camper featured in Hole in the Wall Gang video

If you’ve been a long-time follower of our 26 years of camp adventures, you may remember Ross Gipson, a camper from Carthage, Missouri who first went with us in the summer of 1994.  All of the Kansas City campers are, of course, exceptional but Ross made a very special impression on all that met him.  He was invited back to participate in the camp’s huge fall fundraiser two times, once to accompany Willie Nelson on stage.  Another time he sang Imagine and brought the crowd to their feet.  In addition...

Climbing wall at camp

Kids at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp can scale a 32-foot climbing tower and experience the thrill of teamwork and achievement – plus, the view can’t be...