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A Look Forward to Early 2021 Programming

A new year means new opportunities to connect with the community and continue to bring one-of-a-kind camp experiences to campers near and far.  Last year, Camp One Step was able to reinvent a new “normal” for campers, sending exciting care packages to engage individuals and their families in virtual programming on Zoom and in their […]

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday: An opportunity to make a difference and show what’s in your heart It’s the most wonderful time of the year; the holidays are here! Along with the celebrations comes the opportunity to give back, marked by Camp One Step’s holiday appeal to send more kids to camp in 2021. “Camp is where the heart […]

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Forever Indebted…A Tribute to our Founder, Dr. Edward Baum

Forever Indebted…A Tribute to our Founder, Dr. Edward Baum by Susie Burke, Medical Director, Camp One Step My personal story with Dr. Baum started in 1983 when I was a young staff nurse working on the School Age/Adolescent Unit at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. I loved working with children but considered myself […]

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Winter Camp Virtual…coming to a computer near you!

Winter Camp Virtual…coming to a computer near you!   As the weather starts to take a turn toward the colder parts of the year, the Camp One Step community is ready for something to warm their spirits.  Look no further; Winter Camp Virtual is coming to you December 28 through the morning of December 31!  […]

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Dude Ranch Program and Family Camp 2020 go Virtual!

Dude Ranch Program and Family Camp 2020 go Virtual! Camp One Step is proud to announce that we will continue to deliver fun, creative, and exceptional camp programs this fall through our Dude Ranch Program and Family Camp. For the safety and well-being of our community, we will host both of these free programs virtually, […]

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Camp One Step Summer Programs Go Virtual!

Our Camp One Step community is made up of some of the most caring, determined, and resilient people you’ll ever meet! Our family of campers, families, volunteers, staff, and supporters are also united in our belief that camp isn’t just a place, it’s a community, and it’s not about where we are, but who we […]

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Chicago Day Camp Virtual was Awesome!

On April 17th-19th, Camp One Step hosted our first virtual program, Chicago Day Camp. We transitioned from an in-person program to a virtual program and it was amazing!! Our campers had a great time and everything that makes camp one step special, was felt that weekend.  As campers logged onto the Zoom video call each […]