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Campers Light Up The Grove!

November 12, 2017

On Sunday, November 12, The Painted Turtle campers were the stars of A California Christmas at The Grove! Campers illuminated the stage and accompanied singer Steve Tyrell in a roaring rendition of “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.”
After the big show attendees enjoyed a delicious dinner at La Piazza as well as a night of holiday fun! Read more…

Hoedown BBQ

October 28, 2017

On October 28, The Painted Turtle’s North LA County Regional Board hosted their annual BBQ fundraiser at camp in Lake Hughes, CA.
The night was full of excitement and fun, complete with tours of camp, delicious BBQ prepared by Rattlers, beer and wine, live music by the Hit Machine, silent and live auctions, incredible prizes, and all-around Hoedown fun!
Special thanks to all who attended, our generous event sponsors, and to the North LA County Regional Board for hosting such a successful and memorable event!

Click here for pictures from the evening.

Tour de Turtle and Turtle Trek

October 14, 2017

On Saturday, October 14th, over 200 people attended the 8th Annual Tour de Turtle &  Turtle Trek.  Tour de Turtle cyclists took on one of three fully supported bike routes (18, 36, and 62 miles) and  families and children of all ages enjoyed the Turtle Trek: a 2-mile walk/run/roll around Camp.  The day’s festivities included iconic camp pit stops with games and dancing, and all guests enjoyed an afternoon celebration with live music, delicious food, and fun activities.  Funds raised through the event’s generous participants, sponsors, and volunteers will be used to send children and their families to camp.

Click here for pictures from the event.

Passport to Camp, hosted by The Ambassadors to benefit The Painted Turtle

September 24, 2017

The Ambassadors hosted its first fundraiser on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at The Grove in The Park in the heart of LA. This campy celebration was filled with delicious food and drinks, camp games and activities, music, and a one-of-a-kind silent auction. All proceeds benefited The Painted Turtle camp for children with serious medical conditions. Check out event photos here.

Los Angeles BIG 5K & Marathon

March 18-19, 2017

Amazing staff, volunteers, and supporters represented The Painted Turtle at this year’s Los Angeles BIG 5K & Marathon on March 18 and 19! Not only did they challenge themselves at both rigorous events, they also went the distance to raise important funds for Camp! Thank you to everyone who participated!

Insane Inflatable 5K

February 18, March 11, and April 1, 2017

The Painted Turtle bounced its way through spring as the benefiting charity for three select Insane Inflatable 5K runs throughout California: San Diego, Pomona, and San Francisco. As a partner, Camp received financial support through the participation of runners, fundraisers, and over 85 volunteers! Everyone from campers and their families to Delta Zetas and Phi Kappa Taus, Camp is receiving over $6,500! And what made these runs even more fun is that the Program Team hosted a Family Picnic in both San Diego and San Francisco! This was a great opportunity to catch up with new and old friends, and it allowed us to serve approximately 70 campers and their families throughout CA!

BINGO at The Roxy

February 9, 2017

On February 9th, we shared an exciting evening of games, laughter, and fun with over 200 guests at the 13th Annual Bingo at The Roxy. Painted Turtle supporters, friends, and celebrities, including Jay Leno, John Favreau, and Lisa Kudrow and more, entertained the crowd and presented winners with amazing prizes. All proceeds will send children and their families to camp!

Tour de Turtle and Turtle Trek

October 17, 2016

On Saturday, October 17th, over 200 people attended the 7th Annual Tour de Turtle & Inaugural Turtle Trek.  The largest fundraiser held at Camp, Tour de Turtle cyclists took on one of three fully supported bike routes (18, 36, and 62 miles) and for the first time ever, families and children of all ages enjoyed the Turtle Trek: a 2-mile walk/run/roll around Camp.  The day’s festivities included iconic camp pit stops with games and dancing, and all guests enjoyed an afternoon celebration with live music, delicious food, and fun activities.  Funds raised through the event’s generous participants, sponsors, and volunteers will be used to send children and their families to camp.

Insane Inflatable 5K

March 5, 2016

On March 5th, over 70 Team Turtle members conquered the Insane Inflatable 5K in Long Beach, CA! Joined by 50 friends from our corporate partner Applied Medical, Painted Turtle friends and volunteers bounced their way through crazy inflated obstacle courses that included 2-story walls and giant slides.  Dressed in their best turtle flair, our adventurous racers had an unforgettable time and raised important funds for camp.

The Los Angeles Big 5K & Marathon

February 13 & 14, 2016

Dedicated Painted Turtle supporters recently took on the Los Angeles Big 5K and Los Angeles Marathon on Saturday, February 13th and 14th, to raise funds for camp! We are so appreciative of these special individuals for representing Team Turtle at these fun, but challenging, events and offer special congratulations to our top three fundraisers: Alison Beier who won a Wyndham Vacation Package, Kelly Delich who earned a FitBit Charge HR, and Sarah Bane who scored a Lemonade Restaurant gift certificate and cookbook. Thank you to everyone who ran for camp (including staff member April Uyehara)!

Bingo at The Roxy

February 9, 2016

On Tuesday, February 9th, we once again shared an exciting evening of games, laughter and fun with over 200 guests at the 12th Annual Bingo at The Roxy. Painted Turtle supporters, friends, and celebrities, including Jay Leno, Paul Reiser, Randy Newman, Daryl Hannah, Laverne Cox, and more, entertained the crowd and presented winners with amazing prizes. All proceeds will send children and their families to camp!