Camp Odayin

Mission Statement

Camp Odayin provides fun, safe and supportive camp experiences and community building opportunities for young people with heart disease and their families.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Camp Odayin provides positive life changing experiences for young people with heart disease and their families. We served over 700 people in 2015 through our programs. Through our parent, camper and staff evaluations, we know that after coming to Camp Odayin, campers think more positively about their heart disease (85%), our participants say we fulfill our mission of providing fun, safe and supportive camp experiences in a medical supervised environment (100%) and 100% of our teenage campers feel accepted when they are at Camp Odayin.
Current Goals 2015 Goals • Maintain a $25 per person camp registration fee and fundraise for those parents that cannot afford to contribute additional funds to offset our costs • Create new online staff training materials • Increase visibility of Camp Odayin and the cardiac community within the Midwest, particularly by building relationships with cardiac specialty clinics and support organizations within Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL • Lay groundwork for offering a summer camp program in the Milwaukee/Madison/Chicago area for summer of 2017 • Roll out transportation scholarship program to campers traveling to camp
Community or Constituency Served Young people with heart disease and their families
Geographic Area Served Mainly Midwest, but we had campers from 12 different states in 2015.

Reports & Finances

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Organization Last Reviewed on 01/18/2019

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P.O. Box 2068
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.351.9185

General Information

Alternative Name: None
EIN: 41-2014358
Principal Staff: Sara Meslow
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 4
Number of Volunteers: 278
Number of Clients: 700
Ruling Year: 2001


Board Chair: Tom Armitage
Number of Board Members: 15
Board Meetings with Quorum: 5
Average Member Attendance: 11.4

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