Campers Get Motorcycle Escort To Camp Rainbow Gold

Jul 23, 2017 | News

—Natalie Shaver, KTVB

Summer camp is something many kids look forward to. For some, it is more than just a week away from home,  it’s a week away from the doctors and hospitals.

The 16th annual motorcycle escort to Camp Rainbow Gold took place on Sunday.

For years, the campers have had an escort from Bellevue to Cathedral Pines. New this year, the Boise Valley Riders decided they wanted to get involved – and provide a motorcycle escort from Boise to Bellevue.

The idea came after pediatric cancer hit close to home for one member of the club.

Jim Scanlon, the president of the Boise Valley Riders, learned about the camp when his teenage son was going through cancer treatment.

“I would have to say it’s a godsend to some of these families,” he said.

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