2nd Annual St. Florian Miracle Burn Camp Gala
May 8, 2021
Sioux City Convention Center
Social Hour at 5 pm
Dinner/Awards at 6 pm
Dance and Live/Silent Auction to Follow
For Tickets Contact
Derek Trobaugh 712-301-1810 or
Christopher Fischer 712-251-4884
Miracle Burn Camp
Miracle Burn Camp began in 1995 in Sioux City, Iowa by Sioux City Firefighters and local burn nurses from St. Luke’s. This camp has grown to include many kids primarily from Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. It is the flagship program of St. Florian Burn Foundation. Miracle Burn Camp is conducted by a staff of professional firefighters, burn survivors, burn care professionals, and YMCA camp experts.
Miracle Burn Camp is like no other camp. It is the only burn camp in North America with burned and non-burned children integrated into activities throughout the week. Burn survivors aged 8 – 18 years of age, have the opportunity to be themselves in a non-threatening environment. They meet others who have experienced similar injuries, feelings, fears, and concerns in relation to their burns. Many lifelong friendships have grown from this very special camp.
The Miracle Burn Camp experience helps build self-esteem and supports emotional healing, encouraging burn campers to live beyond the scars and to be themselves. Through structured activities they develop a sense of self-worth and gain confidence. Interaction with non-burn campers is a huge benefit to both the burn survivor and non-burn camper; a feeling of inclusiveness for the survivor and a life changing educational lesson for the non-burn camper.