Camp Carefree is located just north of Greensboro in Stokesdale, NC. Camp Carefree is open to all children regardless of their treatment center and they even welcome kids from neighboring states! The 2008 summer camp for children and teens – ages 6 to 16 – with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders is July 20-26, 2008.
Also offered at Carefree are additional camps for well siblings who have a brother or sister with a chronic medical condition (June 15-21) and one for well children of ill/disabled parents (July 13-19).
This camp is completely funded by donations, there is no charge to attend this beautiful 22 acre facility.
For more information and application forms contact Camp Carefree, Inc., (336)427-0966 or on the web at www.campcarefree.org.
Victory Junction Gang Camp
– Summer Sessions
Victory Junction Gang Camp is located south of Greensboro in Randleman, NC. The 2008 summer camp for children and teens ages 7 to 15 with hemophilia is July 27-31, 2008. Sibling week will be held August 10-14.
Victory Junction is completely funded by donations. Summer applications begin December 15, 2007 and end on March 15, 2008. For more information and application forms visit them at www.victoryjunction.org or call 877-854-2267.
at Camp Don-Lee, Arapahoe, NC
Camp Rainbow is a summer camping experience for children with cancer or hemophilia treated by the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Camp Rainbow is a week long experience with an estimated 100 campers attending each year. The camp is staffed by physicians, nurses and other volunteers who provide necessary medical support and emotional encouragement. Camp Rainbow is held at Camp Don-Lee, located on the Neuse River near Arapahoe, NC. Camping experience goals include: building self-confidence and independence, emotional and social development and well being, and learning and sharing support with others who are living with a chronic blood disorder. Camp activities include sailing, canoeing, swimming (lessons adapted for handicapped), arts and crafts, music, campfires, nature, and specialized support and educational sessions.
Summer camp for 2008 will be held June 15-21. For more information about Rainbow Services programs, camp volunteer opportunities and donation opportunities, please contact Jacquelyn P. Sauls, MS, CCLS at (252)744-4102 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Shannon W. Skinner, BS, CCLS at (252)744-1170 or email@example.com.