About Camp ChiMer
Camper Registrations close Thursday, July 21 at 6 pm
THE MISSION OF THE CAMP
- Rock Wall Climbing
- Arts & Crafts
- Sports Games
- Scavenger Hunts
- Dance Classes
WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP CHIMER
- Backpack or bag to hold your things
- Plastic bag for your wet swimsuit
- Comfortable closed toe shoes and socks (tennis shoes and/or hiking boots)
- Sandals or flip flops for the pool
- Reusable water bottle (recommend insulated)
- Protective clothing such as a hat, sunglasses, or rash guard
- Bug spray
- Change of clothes and an extra mask - if what you're wearing gets wet or dirty, you'll have back up!
- [Optional] Toiletries and extra towel for showering after the pool
- Saturday only: Bring your dancing clothes to change into! Most campers and staff wear semi-formal attire and enjoy getting camp-fancy for the dance. Bring what makes you comfortable! Our theme this year is Back to the Beach.
CAMP CHIMER 2022
For campers ages 9-18 with end stage renal disease
Three Trails Camp & Retreat Center
16200 E US Hwy 40, Kansas City, MO 64136
What's different this year?
- Camp ChiMer 2022 will be a day camp format. Campers must be dropped off by 9:00am and picked up no later than 6:00pm daily.
- There will be no overnight accommodations or onsite dialysis provided. Please connect with your healthcare team to arrange dialysis needs.
- As always, keeping our campers, volunteers, and counselors safe is number one in our book. And this year, that means some extra precautions. See below for more details on our COVID-19 health & safety requirements for attending camp.
COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
We look forward to being back in person for this year's Camp! Please rest assured that we are committed to the safety, health and well-being of all campers and volunteers. Our health & safety requirements for everyone attending camp in 2022 are the following:
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations
- Proof of negative COVID test, taken 24-48 hours before the first day of camp
- Wearing a mask while indoors (not required outdoors)
- Maintaining social distance within camp cohort
Camp Chimer will implement CDC recommendations on low risk events and activities and gatherings. This includes small groups of campers, predominately outside activities, COVID-19 vaccinations, masking, testing and distancing. For more information about why these are required to attend camp this year, read on to learn more about COVID-19 vaccine and treatments for people with kidney disease.
Find a COVID-19 vaccine or booster:
- Search vaccines.gov
- Text your ZIP code to 438829
- Call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you.