About Kids Camp:
Kidney Camp is celebrating it's 30th year in 2016!
The goal of Kids Camp is to provide children with chronic kidney disease the opportunity to enjoy an exciting summer camp adventure complete with the great outdoors, campfires, sing-a-longs, water activities, and new friends! Each year more children participate in the Kids Camp experience. We invite your child to join us this summer for an unforgettable adventure.
Kids will enjoy the wonderful outdoors while riding horses, singing songs, boating, high ropes, hiking woodland trails, playing games, swimming, riding the zipline, creating arts and crafts, sitting around the campfire and much, much more!
Hemodialysis campers will be transported to a Fresenius Unit in Flint for dialysis treatments on Wednesday during camp week. Hemodialysis nurses and nephrologists from Children’s Hospital of Michigan, the University of Michigan Mott Hospital and DeVos Children’s Hospital will be in residence at camp through out the entire week, 24 hours a day. Nurses accompany hemodialysis campers to dialysis, assist with CAPD exchanges and dispense medications to all campers.
Attending Kids Camp:
If your child is age 8-16 and has chronic kidney disease, an exciting summer adventure is waiting just for them! Kids Camp is a special week of laughter, games, and outdoor fun designed for the special needs of your child. This year will be the 30th consecutive Kids Camp hosted by YMCA Camp Copneconic in Fenton, Michigan.
For more information on camp view the 2016 Camp Brochure. To enroll your child in the 2016 Kids Camp, click the register link above or contact Bob Meyer at the NKFM at: 800-482-1455 or email@example.com.
BIG THANKS to the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor. They have been long-time supporters of the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan and of our Kids Camp! The Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor has been providing grants to local nonprofit organizations for more than 90 years. It is part of Kiwanis International, a worldwide service organization whose mission is, “Serving the Children of the World.” Locally the Ann Arbor Kiwanis Club, which raises funds through its weekly “Thrift Sale” and “Warehouse Sale,” will distribute well over $200,000 this year to assist local nonprofit groups in improving opportunities for the children and youth of the greater Ann Arbor Community.
For more information on the Ann Arbor Kiwanis Club and its weekly, funky Thrift Sales, please visit www.a2kiwanis.org.
Thanks to Diplomat Pharmacy for donating emergency medications for kids camp for the past few years!