25th Anniversary Celebration of Camp Mak-A-Dream

We were 25 years old in 2020 and did not get to celebrate thanks to a global pandemic.

But, we are going to CELEBRATE this milestone in 2021!

Join us on October 2, 2021 to for our 25th Anniversary “Re-Do” Celebration.

We’ll host the Gold Creek Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula, MT on October 2, 2021 starting at 6 p.m.  There will be dinner, dancing, testimonials from campers, silent & online auctions and more.

You can purchase tickets for the event or sign up to participate in the online auction HERE.

If you are coming from afar and need hotel accommodations for the event, copy the link below to view the reserved hotel block at the Hilton Garden Inn (discounted price).


And, here’s another way you can help celebrate…

As noted above, we will have an online auction leading up to the big event.  This auction will be available to anyone, anywhere.  Do you have a great idea for an auction item?  In particular, do you have or do you know someone who has an awesome experience or a gift card/certificate to offer up as an auction item in celebration of our 25th?  Examples might include:

  • A weekend away at a cabin, beach house or cool VRBO/Air BnB
  • A spa package… a day of relaxation and rejuvenation
  • An adventure experience… a fishing excursion, a ski day, a day in a vineyard (or vineyards!) including wine tastings & a meal, a yoga retreat, a date night (theater, dinner, concert), etc.!
  • A trip or getaway
  • An outing to a ceramic studio, painting class or other creative workshop

Get imaginative and contact your friends & family to explore options.  We are excited to showcase experiences from throughout the U.S. and Canada given that our campers come from all over the U.S., Canada and beyond.  The only thing we ask of you is to have the value be at least $100 and to fill out this Auction Item Notification Form to let us know about the experience for the auction.  You can scan and email the form to Courtney, our event manager, at courtney@campdream.org.

Want to run an idea by someone or have a question?  Please call Courtney or Kim at 406-549-5987.

We may not be able to use every option you identify for our 25th Anniversary (e.g., duplicates), but we are immensely grateful for you helping us to create the most engaging auction ever to benefit Camp and make it possible for us to continue to empower survivors to LIVE WITH, LIVE BEYOND cancer.

Another way you can help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary is to set up your own peer to peer fundraising campaign.  More information to come in August 2021.

Thank you for being an important part of Camp’s history and future.  We look forward to seeing you &/or celebrating with you in October!


Camp has shown me it's o.k. to be different.

~ Nicholas, age 12, Kids Camp


From the outside looking in summer may seem like our busy season, but Camp Mak-A-Dream works its magic year-round. From special projects in preparation for our major fundraising events to hosting educational workshops at our Gold Creek campus, we stay busy regardless of the temperature outside. It just happens to be summertime that we especially look forward to.

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