The Friends of San Clemente and the City of San Clemente present the 7th Annual Carnival Colossal at the Vista Hermosa Sports Park on October 11-14, 2018. They will provide games and modified carnival rides especially for special needs children, on Thursday October 11th from 2pm to 5pm. For information on carnival ride tickets, visit the […]
Please join us at the Outlets of San Clemente on Saturday, October 6th for shopping, discounts, lunch, entertainment and more. Pre-purchase tickets at ShopOSC.com/Tickets and make sure to select the Courtney’s SandCastle Charitable Foundation. We will receive a $25 donation for every ticket sold!
Carnival Colossal Begins with Special Needs Fair – Newspaper Article
Courtney SandCastle Charitable Foundation Wins Volunteer Merit Award Congratulations to the Courtney SandCastle Charitable Foundation. The volunteers who worked so hard to bring to completion this successful, unique playground, received a well deserved Volunteer Merit Award at the California Parks & Recreation Society District 10 Awards Banquet, April 2015. This honor was given in recognition […]
March 19, 2015 – San Clemente Times Article Click on Image to view article Sensory Garden Grand Opening
OC Register June 17, 2014 by Fred Swegles Courtney’s SandCastle gives special needs children a place to play
OC Register May 22, 2014 by Fred Swegles City leaders hire contractor to build the $439,579 structure as the final touch to Courtney’s SandCastle. San Clemente’s Courtney Smith was 4 years old in 2001 when adults in her life set out to find a way to build south Orange County’s first universal-access playground in her […]
We are happy to announce that we received an $8,000.00 grant award for a strade structure to be installed in the Phase II Sensory Garden from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). American Academy of Dermatology Grant Recipients Thank you to Dr. Maryam Moinfar for sponsoring the Courtney’s SandCastle Charitable Foundation.
The Giving for Good event at the home of Michael Kaupp raises $9,000 toward a shade structure for the Courtney’s SandCastle playground. Broadway’s Megan Starr-Levitt sang various Broadway pieces with Evan Sachs at the piano. It was a magical night!!! click here to see Video of Courtney & Megan singing together
The Courtney’s Sandcastle Charitable Foundation hosted an “Evening of Giving” event on Friday, December 28, 2012. The event raised approximately $45,000 ($90,000 with the City Matching challenge).
The Courtney’s SandCastle Charitable Foundation receives a generous donation from the Friends of the San Clemente Beaches, Parks & Recreation for $20,000 ($13,000 additional to the $7,000 previously received) from the Carnival Colossal event proceeds.