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June 23-28, 2013. Please select from the appropriate category for registration information to the 2013 Kappa Kidney Camp.
The National Kidney Foundation is pleased, once again to offer the Kappa Kidney Camp for children with kidney disease. Kappa Kidney Camp offers a wonderful array of summertime activities in an environment specifically designed for youngsters, ages 8 to 18 years old who are either on dialysis or who have had a kidney transplant. Campers enjoy a six-day, five night stay at a camp fully staffed with expert medical care.
Children from all over Ohio enjoy this program at a new camp location, Recreation Unlimited in Ashley, Ohio. Recreation Unlimited Farm and Fun (Recreation Unlimited) is a 501(c)3 not-for profit organization serving individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and health concerns and supported through the development efforts of the Recreation Unlimited Foundation. The mission of Recreation Unlimited is to provide year-round programs in sports, recreation and education for individuals with disabilities and health concerns, while building self-confidence, self-esteem and promoting positive human relations, attitudes, and behaviors. For more information about Recreation Unlimited please go to www.recreationunlimited.org.
Campers may attend camp at no charge, due to generous support from sponsors, like the Ohio chapters of the Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternities. The camp features cabin accommodations nestled in a beautiful woods next to a large lake for boating and fishing.
Other favorite camp activities include horseback riding, arts and crafts, swimming at the municipal pool, rock climbing, and nights filled with campfires, karaoke, and dancing.
Kappa Kidney Camp gives kids a unique opportunity to meet others like themselves. Many campers develop lasting friendships, built on shared interests and bonds forged by their mutual experience of living with a life threatening disease.
For more information and to register, please contact Danielle.Estep@kidney.org at (614) 882-6184 ext. 224.