“Ciad Mile Failte” – 100,000 Welcomes

burn camp

Each year Atlantic Burn Camp accept burn injured children ages 6 to 17 from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador for this annual event held on beautiful Cape Breton Island. Camp is staffed by firefighters, law enforcement, medical personnel, teacher and community volunteers. Staff to camper ration is 2:1 so you can be sure your child is well looked after during camp.

Volunteer your time or make a donation today and give a child the opportunity to attend our camp. The experience could change thier lives forever. Kids attending camp will meet new friends, other children who have also experienced burn injury and have a lot of fun.

Documents – Volunteers and Campers

Campers and interested volunteers can download all required information and forms from this website. Note: Application on this site are PDF format, If you want Word documents just drop us an email and we provide them.

Take a few minutes

after the cocoon

After the Cocoon

Hello and welcome to After the Cocoon, an online collection of stories and photographs of Canadian burn survivors


Story of a New Glasgow resident

Please take a few minutes of time to read the following heart warming story of a New Glasgow resident, Philip MacKenzie who is reaching out to bring happiness to those injured by events beyond their control: Healing the Unbearable Hurts of Life with the Gift of Music


The Pat Stamp Story

Take a momment to watch this heart warming story from St. John’s, Newfoundland…. CBC About Face – The Pat Stamp Story

Motivation & Inspiration

Zoe Gray

Zoe Gray

I am a burn survivor that attends the Atlantic Burn Camp for burn injured children going on 10 years this summer. ABC helps burn…

Keenan Chandler

Keenan Chandler

Children never expect to be the victim of traumatic, careless accidents. You always hear about bad things happening to people…