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Title

Camp Discovery

Date: 
Jul 20 2014 to Jul 24 2014

Eligibility: 
Boys with a bleeding disorder
Girls with a bleeding disorder
Carriers
Unaffected siblings
Capacity: 
40
Fee: 
$0.00
Venue: 
Cedar Ridge Camp
Address: 
4010 Old Routt Road
Louisville, KY 40299
United States

KHF Summer Camp/Fun & Fitness Program Philosophy: The philosophy of our summer camp program is to empower campers to be healthy and active youngsters "just like any other kids" while learning to manage their bleeding disorder or learn about their sibling's bleeding disorder. KHF Summer Camp Mission: The mission of the KHF summer camp program is to improve knowledge, attitudes and behavioral skills of children with hemophilia or a similar bleeding disorder as well as accompanying siblings who do not have a bleeding disorder for developing a healthy, risk-reduced lifestyle. KHF Summer Camp Goals: The goals of the KHF summer camp program are to: 1. combine life skills education with outdoor adventure and fun for the development of self-esteem, confidence, team-building, and leadership skills through age- and gender-appropriate activities. 2. promote hysical, emotional and mental wellness 3. advocate risk-reducing behavior for optimal child development and prevention of complications for each child with a bleeding disorder

Sponsor: 
Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation Funding provided by Industry, WHAS Crusade for Children, Kosair Charities
Educational Activities: 
Counselor-in-training (CIT) Program
Exercise and Early Intervention
Hemophilia Basics
Hemophilia Wellness
Joint Protection
Life Skills
Mentoring Program
Prevention and Precautions
Self-infusion Instruction
Self-Treatment
von Willebrand Disease Basics
Cultural Enrichment
Sports and Exercise
Healthy Diet
Recreational Activities: 
Archery
Arts & Crafts
Basketball
Boating
Campfire
Canoeing
Dance
Fishing
Hiking
Music
Nature Trails
Ropes Course
Sports
Storytelling
Swimming
zip line
amazing race
capture the flag
dreambuilders
field trip