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The purpose of Camp Laney is to offer each camper a challenging, fun, SAFE, and well supervised camp experience. Each camper will grow in spiritual awareness, physical capabilities, social relationships and in the development of self-esteem. The Camp Laney experience provides a lifetime of memories, friendships, and appreciation of the rugged natural beauty of our world.

Summer camp isn’t just about fun; it’s about transformation. Boys explore new activities and challenges, build self-reliance, gain confidence, unplug from technology, and forge lifelong friendships. These powerful experiences inspired parents, alumni (both campers and staff) to unite behind Camp Laney’s mission. Their shared belief in the camp’s impact on youth led to the creation of The Camp Laney Foundation. With a clear purpose, the foundation provides financial aid to boys who wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend Camp Laney.

To Support the Camp Laney Foundation

If you are interested in hearing more about the Camp Laney Foundation please contact

Or if you would like to support the mission of the Camp laney Foundation click HERE

If you would like to send a check payable to the Camp Laney Foundation, mail to:

Camp Laney Foundation

PO Box 289

Mentone, AL 35984

To Apply for a Campership from the Camp Laney Foundation

  1. Email to indicate your interest in applying for a campership and wait for a reply. THEN…
  2. Click on the “APPLY” button from our website to access the online application form.
  3. Complete and submit the application form online. You will need to enter your credit card info but you will NOT be charged as long as you have notified the camp ahead of time.
  4. Write an impact statement that explains why you are in need of financial assistance to attend Camp Laney and how attending the camp will benefit you. Please indicate the amount of funding you are seeking. Your statement should be no longer than one page.
  5. Email your impact statement to the Camp Laney Foundation at
  6. The foundation will review your application and may contact you for additional information.

The deadine for applications is March 1st. Decisions on applicants will be made by April 1.

If you are awarded a campership or scholarship, you will receive further instructions on how to proceed.

“There is hardly a summer of my childhood that did not include a fun-filled two-week session at Camp Laney full of fond memories, incredible new experiences, and lifelong friendships. My three younger brothers and I all enjoyed our Camp Laney experience so much that we each spent most of our summers during college working as camp counselors on the Laney Staff as well. As both a camper and counselor, I have seen firsthand what an incredibly positive impact Camp Laney has had on the lives of countless young men. As a dad myself now, I am so thankful that Camp Laney will help shape the lives of my two sons as well during their summers at Camp. To me and my family Camp Laney is HOME. There is no doubt that Camp Laney helped make me a better man, husband, father, and friend; that is a debt I can never fully repay but for which I will be forever grateful. For these reasons, I will always support Camp Laney to ensure that this special place continues to impact the lives of “Laney boys” for years to come. The Camp Laney Foundation allows me the chance to “pay it forward” and to provide the same priceless summer camp experience to many future “Laney boys” who are no less deserving of this wonderful, life-changing opportunity.” - Camp Laney Foundation Board Member, Ryals Stone

Camp Laney Foundation Board Members

Will Baker

Tom Harwell

Bedell James

Ransom James

Charles Kohn

David Rains

Jason Sherrill

Ryals Stone

Chris Thurmond