Camp Kindle

Kindling Hope For Children with Health Complications through: Free Summer Camps, Year Round Mini-Camp Sessions, & Year Round Support Programs

Watch a video about Camp Kindle Nebraska, a summer camp session for children impacted by HIV/AIDS

A Program of

Project Kindle



To Apply for Camp, Click HERE

6th Annual CK Day Camp : June 26-30 and Aug 7-11

13th Annual Camp Kindle West: July  21-23, 2017 and Jan 12-15, 2018

19th Annual Camp Kindle Midwest: July 31- Aug 4

Chicago Retreat: Labor Day Weekend Sept 1-4, 2017

Founder, Eva Payne


Eva Payne, the organization’s Founder and Executive Director was recognized by L’Oréal Paris as a Women Of Worth Honoree and was recognized at a gala event in New York City. L’Oréal Paris donated $2,500 to Camp Kindle, and $2,500 was also donated in her name to The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.  Eva Payne was selected out of over 4,000 nominees as a Volvo For Life Award Finalist in 2006 and was awarded $25,000 for Camp Kindle. Again in 2007, Eva was selected as a state finalist. She was also named SCV 40 under 40 in 2014.