American Diabetes Association Camps let kids have a great time participating in traditional camp activities and connecting with other children with diabetes. Health care professionals oversee daily diabetes care and help campers learn to live successfully with their disease.
For many young people, a week at camp with other kids who have Juvenile Arthritis (JA) can change their life. The Arthritis Foundation’s JA camps give kids with arthritis and related conditions the chance to make lasting memories. For many campers, it’s the first time they’ve met other kids who live with the same challenges and limitations.
Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as a child is even more challenging. This co-ed residential summer camp program enriches the lives of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis by providing them with a safe and supportive camp community. Watch this video to learn more.
From campfire sing-a-longs and late night ghost stories, to boating, nature walks, swimming, and arts and crafts, Easter Seals camps provide the same excitement and activity available at other summer camp programs. The difference? Easter Seals campers experience the joys and challenges of camp in a fully-accessible setting.
MDA Summer Camp provides thousands of kids with muscular dystrophy and related muscle-debilitating diseases “the best week of the year.” It’s a week where they’re free to develop lifelong friendships, build self-confidence and independence and enjoy adventures like horseback riding, swimming and fishing – a life-changing experience in an environment without barriers. Check-out this video.
Check out all the life-changing camps and purposeful play programs serving children living with serious illnesses and their families around the world. Camps feature a diverse range of inclusive programs such as universally accessible high ropes courses and adaptive winter sports, as well as traditional camp activities like swimming, boating and campfires, all to help children gain confidence.
Check out a few ways to share happiness with your colleagues. They’re camp-inspired, low cost and simple. Adapt these ideas to suit your own office culture and, soon, you’ll be spreading cheer (and productivity, too!).
Whether you have a day, weekend, week or an entire summer, SeriousFun Children’s camps offer a variety of volunteer opportunities. Volunteers make up more than 50% of the adults that help run the camps.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Camp Oasis sites rely heavily on volunteer staff to ensure the safety and well-being of our campers. Volunteer counselor positions include cabin counselors, as well as activity specialists and junior counselors.