Upcoming Events

Camp Funshine
June 18-27, 2018

Camp Funshine is an annual camp held at Toe River Campground located on the beauiful South Toe River in Yancey County. This annual camp is held in June and is open free of charge to physically and mentally challenged individuals -- of all ages!! Campers enjoy the beauty and wonder of nature while having fun and fellowship. Camp activities include: Water Sports - swimming, tubing, river walk, trout fishing; Nature - crafts; Games - water balloons, volleyball, balloon race, Mountain Fun Fair, bingo; Songs & Dance - camp silly songs, chicken dance, locomotion, square dance, rock & roll! Each year the camp features special themes which have included Pirates of the Funshine Camp, Hawaiian Luau, Rip Roaring Rodeo, Sweet Sixteen and Muddy Wonderful! The camp begins on Monday and ends on Thursday with a big final day celebration featuring fireworks, bands, fire trucks, campfire, and local motorcyclists come roaring down the lane into camp. This camp survives solely on donations and many hours of time donated by special individuals. Special events are held throughout the year to help raise money so that the camp can continue to grow and provide a wonderful time for these special campers.

More information on Camp Funshine or how to make a donation can be provided by the Toe River Campground. Volunteers are always welcome with many different opportunites to assist in the activites for the camp.
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