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Please note, in person events have been canceled/rescheduled due to COVID-19.

 

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April 2020

Burn Survivor Meetup–Padres Game (Canceled – TBD)

April 10, 2020 @ 7:10 pm - 10:00 pm
PETCO Park, 100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
Burn Institute Night At The Padres

Each year, the Burn Institute invites burn survivors and their immediate families to attend a San Diego Padres baseball game. Typically, around 500 BI participants attend this event! This year's Padres game will be on Friday, April 10 at 7:10pm. Tickets are free for Burn Survivors and qualifying direct dependents. Additional tickets may be purchased at a discounted rate with the link here: Discounted Tickets (no restrictions for purchase) Canceled until a future date can be confirmed. Please note: If…

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Young Adult Retreat (Canceled)

April 16, 2020 - April 19, 2020
Camp Dream Warm Springs, GA 31830
Young Sdult Retreat

This program is a 4-day and 3-night supportive retreat for young adult burn survivors ages 18–25. In collaboration with the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation, attendees will travel to Camp Dream in Warm Springs, GA, for a unique opportunity to participate in peer-focused support – and embark on an empowering journey towards self-discovery. Apply for Young Adult Retreat Questions, contact: Leilani Stone | Director of Burn Survivor Services Email | (858) 541-2277 ext. 119

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Family Retreat (Canceled – TBD)

April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020
Apple Tree Inn, 4360 CA-78
Julian, CA 92036
Family Retreat

Family Retreat is a support-based program designed for burn survivors, ages 0-7 years old and their immediate family members. This unique two-day and overnight program helps children along with their families understand and cope with the physical and emotional challenges associated with burn recovery. Family Retreat will provide an opportunity for families to spend time with others overcoming similar challenges in an informal, supportive camp setting. The program focuses on healthy emotional and physical recovery with an emphasis on providing…

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May 2020

Kayak & Canoe Kids Meetup (NEW DATE)

May 30, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Fiesta Island, 1590 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109 United States
Kayak

Our friends at the San Diego Canoe Kayak Team are coming together to offer burn survivors ages 8-14 years old a hands-on learning experience on Fiesta Island in Mission Bay! Members of the club will be teaching attendees the basics of Olympic Sprint Kayaking and Canoeing. Each child will also learn about water safety and receive a life vest. We invite you to bring out the whole family and hang out on the sand, while your child participates in this…

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June 2020

Burn Survivor Meet-Up Volunteer Day!

June 13, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Burn Institute, 8825 Aero Drive, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
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Join us for our first burn survivor meet-up of the year! We invite you to make a difference in our community by installing smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in the homes of seniors in need. Give back with fellow burn survivors and enjoy complimentary breakfast from the BI. There is no experience necessary to participate in this event. We will be providing a hands-on training and the necessary tools. Date: Saturday, June 13 from 7:30am to 2:00pm | Location:…

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July 2020

Camp Beyond the Scars

July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020
Palomar Christian Conference Center, 34764 Doane Valley Rd
Palomar Mountain, CA 92060
Camp

Camp Beyond the Scars is a weeklong sleepaway summer camp for children between the ages of 8–17 who have experienced a burn injury. Our camp provides a relaxed social setting, which supports burn-injured children so they can have fun, learn coping skills, and build relationships with other burn survivors. Under the supervision of staff and volunteers, campers get to do what kids do best – have fun! This camp also offers a one-of-a-kind supportive space where campers begin the lifelong…

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Burn Survivor Summer Support Dinner

July 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Burn Institute, 8825 Aero Drive, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
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Support Group

We invite burn survivors and their caregivers to enjoy dinner on us! We will be hosting an evening of food, music and friends for our July 22nd support group. Make new friends, develop new connections and learn more about our burn survivor support community. This group session will be casual and a great first step into the world of group support. RSVP is appreciate to accurately provide dinner. If you will be joining us, please RSVP to Lynnae at lmilo@burninstitute.org…

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February 2021

Women’s Burn Survivor Support Group

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Support Group Ongoing

The Burn Institute aims to offer many programs for burn survivors. One aspect of our programs is our support groups. Once a month, burn survivors and their caregivers are invited to attend group meetings to discuss the triumphs and hardships they may be facing in their life journey with this group focusing on women. Group is held virtually. Attendees are welcome to join us for one meeting or for all and there is no charge to attend. Every Third Thursday…

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Burn Survivor Poetry Workshop

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Burn Institute is excited to announce a new Burn Survivor event. On February 23 we will hold a Burn Survivor Poetry Workshop class hosted by Michael Williamson. Time is TBD. This event will be virtual. Please contact Leilani at lstone@burninstitute.org for registration information. This event is open to burn survivors and caregivers. More information about Michael: My name is Michael Williamson, I am a burn survivor, activist and poet. I have been a burn survivor for two years, and…

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Burn Survivor Support Group

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Support Group Ongoing

The Burn Institute aims to offer many programs for burn survivors. One aspect of our programs is our support groups. Twice a month, burn survivors and their caregivers are invited to attend group meetings to discuss the triumphs and hardships they may be facing in their life journey. Group is held virtually. Attendees are welcome to join us for one meeting or for all and there is no charge to attend. Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month starting…

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