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Title

Camp Ailihpomeh

Date: 
Jul 15 2018 to Jul 20 2018
Eligibility: 
  • Boys with a bleeding disorder
Capacity: 
112
Child Age Range: 
14-Jul
Young Adult Age Range: 
15-17
Fee: 
$75.00
Venue: 
Camp John Marc
Address: 
P.O. Box 171299
Austin, TX 78717
United States

The mission of Camp Ailihpomeh (Hemophilia spelled backwards) is to serve the needs of boys from age seven to seventeen with bleeding disorders, providing a camping experience for a group of children who have traditionally been excluded from participating in other summer camp programs. The experience of camping with other children in a natural outdoor setting strengthens the child's ability to cope with the daily physical and emotional challenges of a disability and/or chronic illness.

Educational Activities: 
  • Counselor-in-training (CIT) Program
  • Exercise and Early Intervention
  • Hemophilia Basics
  • Hemophilia Wellness
  • Heredity
  • Joint Protection
  • Life Skills
  • Prevention and Precautions
  • Self-infusion Instruction
  • Self-Treatment
  • von Willebrand Disease Basics
Recreational Activities: 
  • Archery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Campfire
  • Canoeing
  • Cooking
  • Drama
  • Fishing
  • Frisbee
  • Gaga
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Music
  • Nature Trails
  • Ropes Course
  • Sports
  • Star Gazing
  • Swimming
  • Talent Show
  • Waterfront