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Our Mission

Our mission is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. 

About the Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana

The Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana was created in 2006 to offer education, advocacy and support for all Hoosiers affected by seizure disorders.

Our programs include FREE Seizure Recognition & First Aid trainings, Studio E Art Therapy, youth & family programs, support groups, a family weekend camp at Center for Courageous Kids, and an anual Indiana Epilepsy Expo. In addition, the Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana has several Community Action Network groups across Indiana - engaging and empowering volunteers to raise awareness and help move our mission forward.

Our fundraising events are also designed to raise awareness and educate the public about epilepsy. Annual events include a Gala and the Indiana Epilepsy Walk.

Our mission is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. 

Family Camp - October 6 - October 8, 2017

What do fishing, swimming, boating, archery, arts & crafts, and kids with epilepsy have in common? A great opportunity to attend a weekend family camp at the Center for Courageous Kids. CCK is a state of the art medical camp where families with affected by epilepsy can experience a stress free, safe and fun camp experience.  The Epilepsy Family Retreat will begin on Friday evening October 6th through Sunday morning October 8th. CCK is located in Scottsville, Kentucky (travel assistance grants may be available).

Families are offered endless opportunities for those living with medical challenges at this world class medical camp. At The Center for Courageous Kids, our Family Retreat Weekend is designed to provide respite, recreation, and support programs for families who have a child with epilepsy  Our Family weekend provides a similar experience to the summer camp, as well as the opportunity for parents to gather together and share similar life-experiences. To qualify, a member of the immediate family, ages 5-17, must be diagnosed with epilepsy.

HOW DOES A CAMPER APPLY?   (Please note the deadline is August 15, 2017.)

You can access the online application (located under the campers tab at the top of the page - http://www.thecenterforcourageouskids.org/camperApp.html) or to request an application by mail, call the Camper Recruiter's office at (270) 618-2912. All forms must be completed and returned for consideration. Acceptance to camp is based on screening criteria and availability.

There is an application process to attend this camp which is FREE of charge (travel to and from the camp is not included but travel assistance grants may be available) for your family to attend, if they are accepted. This camp is an experience you and your family will not want to miss. Space is limited to 30 families - so please send your application early to take advantage of this opportunity that will give your child self confidence and make friends for a lifetime.

Learn more about our annual Golf Tournament that benefits families impacted by epilepsy!

Kids Crew

Check out our new KIDS CREW program!