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This is no ordinary kids' camp

The Double H Ranch, located in New York’s Adirondack Park, is a demonstration of the commitment and generosity of philanthropist Charles R. Wood and actor Paul Newman.

Since the Double H officially opened its doors on July 4, 1993, it has served over 60,000 children dealing with life-threatening illnesses from around the world.

boy hugs counselor The Double H Ranch is located in Lake Luzerne, New York, in the beautiful Adirondack Park. (Photo: Double H Ranch)

It was the second “Hole in the Wall Camp” in what has become a worldwide network of not-for-profit recreational and therapeutic experiences for children with serious illnesses.

Our partnership with the Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center (AMC) for the past 25 years represents the most important alliance that we share in our community.

kids paddling in a boat Since the Double H officially opened its doors on July 4, 1993, it has served over 60,000 children dealing with life-threatening illnesses. (Photo: Double H Ranch)

Without the support of the clinicians and administration at AMC, the Double H Ranch would not be able to provide the specialized year-round services we offer our campers and their families. We look forward to continuing this unique and critically valuable partnership in the years to come!

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The Double H Ranch provides specialized programs and year-round support for children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Our purpose is to enrich their lives and provide camp experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound. All programs are FREE of charge and capture the magic of the Adirondacks.

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