Victory Junction Gang Camp

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Free from the confines of disease, illness or disability, children discover that they can just be kids! How does this happen? Victory Junction is a medically safe, yet exhilarating camp, that challenges children who have a serious medical condition to try things they never imagined possible. As they conquer activities like zip lining and archery or experience bowling, fishing or swimming, children build confidence that will shape how they view the rest of their lives.

Camp is available to children ages six to 16. Our campers have come from all 50 states and around the world. The Victory Junction experience is a welcome break for children who spend most of their year receiving medical treatments or attending countless hospital visits. Since opening our gates in 2004, we have served more than 50,000 campers and their family members during summer and family weekend camps, and through our Reach program at children's hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Victory Junction Gang Camp
4500 Adam's Way
Randleman, NC 27317


Phone: 336-498-9055

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 562215292

CEO/President: Chad Coltrane

Chairman: Timothy Welborn

Board size: 15

Founder: Kyle Petty

Ruling year: 2000

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Kids enjoy their time at Victory Junction, but the benefits of camp extend far beyond the fun of a summer week or family weekend. Recent studies have shown the benefits of camp have a positive life-changing impact on the children we serve. The Victory Junction experience fosters independence, inspires confidence, and builds self-esteem for the campers who enter our gates.

Our commitment at Victory Junction is to provide the best care possible to all the children we serve so experiences here are not only fun and exhilarating, but safe for the kids and worry free for their parents. Excellence is the goal of the programs we create, the medical care we provide and our financial governance.

Mission statement

Victory Junction enriches the lives of children with serious illnesses by providing life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, at no cost to children or their families.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Camps/Conference Centers

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1061 of 110435 of 36
Fund acquisition rating1103 of 110537 of 37
Resource allocation rating871 of 110532 of 37
Asset utilization rating854 of 110429 of 36

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$691,645$829,332$1,474,900$2,557,288$1,095,021
Short-term investments$5,989,987$6,672,577$5,692,929$4,838,624$3,947,037
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$11,975,180$12,908,650$12,119,794$12,424,792$9,810,929
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$25,832,908$26,927,383$27,107,533$28,155,071$28,850,821
Other long-term assets$528,171$524,766$0$119,251$37,896
Total long-term assets$26,361,079$27,452,149$27,107,533$28,274,322$28,888,717
Total assets$38,336,259$40,360,799$39,227,327$40,699,114$38,699,646
Payables and accrued expenses$348,797$208,463$306,803$1,727,348$284,356
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$348,797$208,463$306,803$1,727,348$284,356
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$525,672$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$258,586$971,978$655,632$339,646$580,441
Total liabilities$607,383$1,180,441$962,435$2,066,994$864,797
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$34,943,611$36,707,796$35,276,176$36,250,470$35,455,674
With donor restrictions$2,785,265$2,472,562$2,988,716$2,381,650$2,379,175
Net assets$37,728,876$39,180,358$38,264,892$38,632,120$37,834,849
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$5,532,315$5,300,085$4,117,476$12,878,621$4,384,113
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$138,069$275,733$62,921$96,444$481,788
Other revenue$58,574$28,398$38,394$57,090$65,096
Total other revenue$196,643$304,131$101,315$153,534$546,884
Total revenue$5,728,958$5,604,216$4,218,791$13,032,155$4,930,997
Program services$4,459,181$3,787,445$3,742,637$4,559,629$4,436,736
Management and general$446,945$369,267$369,675$343,397$382,167
Total expenses$6,002,712$5,150,636$5,211,402$12,865,202$5,842,736
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)($273,754)$453,580($992,611)$166,953($911,739)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($273,754)$453,580($992,611)$166,953($911,739)


Chad ColtraneCEO & President$201,253
Lisa WeberCFO$144,321
Jonathan LemmonCOO$136,601
Frances BeasleyChief Development Officer$134,264
Tracy HedrickVP of Facilities$129,456
Kyle PettyEmeritus Chairman$26,105

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

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In 1999, a lanky, wide-smiling teenager visited Camp Boggy Creek, a SeriousFun camp in Florida, with his dad and knew it was his calling to bring a similar camp to the hills of North Carolina where he grew up. This young man was up and coming racecar driver Adam Petty, son of NASCAR driver Kyle Petty, grandson of racing legend Richard Petty and great grandson of NASCAR pioneer Lee Petty. This fourth generation driver was just starting his own racing career while still sleeping under his parents' roof- but Adam was wise beyond his years. Passion drove him both on the track and in his desire to help others. Between races, Adam was often found in pediatric hospitals visiting children with challenging medical conditions. He also began saving money and developing the plans for the children's camp of his dreams. One year after his touching experience visiting children at Florida's Camp Boggy Creek, Adam Petty tragically lost his life in a racing accident at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He was only 19 years old.

To honor Adam's memory, the Petty family gathered their strength and challenged themselves, their friends and the NASCAR community to build his inspired dream- a place where children with serious illness would be able to experience the joys of childhood and forget about being sick for a while. With land donated by Richard and Lynda Petty, the Petty family spearheaded a capital campaign in 2002 and dollar by dollar received donations from corporations, individuals and foundations to build what would become Victory Junction, a NASCAR-themed camp located in Randleman, N.C. Adam's legacy of love was realized when we opened our gates to our first campers in June of 2004.

Program accomplishments

Victory Junction is part of SeriousFun Children's Network (SFCN), an alliance of 9 camps nationally and 30 camps worldwide that serve children dealing with serious medical condition and chronic illnesses. Our camp is certified by SeriousFun which provides strict guidelines on camper care, financial competency and program innovations. By networking with other similar camps in SFCN, Victory Junction remains at the forefront of best practices and cutting edge research in to the impact of camp on a child's life.

Victory Junction also meets the rigorous safety standards of the American Camp Association. Our ACA certification gives families the confidence to know that they are entrusting their child to well trained, certified professionals.