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Freedom Tent

Accessible Tent

Originally licensed to Eureka, this award-winning design is currently out of production.
If you would like to license this design contact us at su.sn1490560797gised1490560797ykseu1490560797lb@of1490560797ni1490560797
Watch live demos on YouTube!
1. Easy Wheelchair Entry
2. Simple Set-up

The Product

Features
Eureka! licensed one of the resulting designs of the accessible tents project. The Freedom tent’s key elements
which improve accessibility are the door, which is zipperless, and can be opened with minimal dexterity,
and the vestibule, which offers a protected area in which to store equipment.

Freedom Tent Features and Benefits:

  • patented zipperless door
  • easy access door requires minimal dexterity and reach
  • 32″ door opening with flush entry
  • can be set up from seated position
  • can roll in bikes, strollers, wheelchairs
  • large usable vestibule area
  • mesh roof with removable fly
  • flexibility for multiple uses
  • window/side entry doors in sleeping area
Who it's For
“We would highly recommend this tent to anyone with disabilities, as well as those with arthritis or anyone in need of additional storage and added features (such as the side doors) in their tent design.”
-Craig Kennedy and Andrea Jehn, Access Anything, LLC
Availability
DISCONTINUED

Originally licensed to and manufactured by EUREKA!

Manufactured from 2005-2012

If you are interested in licensing the design please contact us

Sponsors
  • USDA SBIR, Phase 2 (2002-04) 2002-33610-12753 Goodwin (PI) 7/2002-8/2004
    In-tent-ionally Accessible Vestibule and Tent for People with and Without Disabilities Continuation of Phase I research. Resulted in licensing of accessible tent designs.
  • USDA SBIR, Phase 1 (2001-02) 2001-33610-10458 Goodwin (PI) 5/2001-1/2002
    In-tent-ionally Accessible Vestibule and Tent for People with and Without Disabilities
    The goal of this project is to design camping tents and vestibules for marketplace with a broader population in mind. Using the principles of universal design, the structures will be easily accessible and functional for people with disabilities (and without disabilities as well).
Customer Reviews

“Our appreciation of this tent is immense…There are many traits to this tent that we found highly impressive…We would highly recommend this tent to anyone with disabilities, as well as those with arthritis or anyone in need of additional storage and added features (such as the side doors) in their tent design.”
-Craig Kennedy and Andrea Jehn, Access Anything, LLC

Awards

The da Vinci Award 2006
The da Vinci Awards recognize individuals, organizations and corporations in the engineering, construction and technical fields whose design innovations have exceeded legally mandated requirements, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, to further empower people with disabilities.

Patents
  • Goodwin D., S. Rovig, and K. Kinney, inventors; BlueSky Designs, Inc., assignee. 2003. Collapsible Structure with Door Mechanism. U.S. Patent 7588045 B2
  • Goodwin D., S. Rovig, and K. Kinney inventors; BlueSky Designs, Inc., assignee. 2007. Tent Pole Brackets and Methods of Use. U.S. Patent 7228867
  • Goodwin D., S. Rovig, and K. Kinney, inventors; BlueSky Designs, Inc., assignee. 2006. Tent. U.S. Patent D516,155
  • Goodwin D., S. Rovig, and K. Kinney, inventors; BlueSky Designs, Inc., assignee. 2006. Tent and Fly. U.S. Patent D519,595

The Process

Accessible Tent

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Originally licensed to Eureka, this award-winning design is currently […]