McLeod Children’s Hospital to Host 2010 Camp Health


(4/05/10) – The McLeod Children’s Hospital is now accepting enrollment for the 2010 Camp Health, a free and fun camp for children ages 5 – 12 with chronic illnesses such as Asthma, Sickle Cell, and Type I Diabetes. The camp will be held Tuesday, June 15 – Friday, June 18 in the McLeod Children’s Hospital Child Life Activity Center.
The camp will include fun and exciting activities for kids, including swimming, bowling, and many surprise outings. Related health information and other educational materials will be provided, with nurses, dieticians, and other hospital staff on hand. This year’s camp will feature a "McLeod Medieval" theme.

Registration is from 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., with camp activities held from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served to children participating in the camp.

To register, please call McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843) 777-2005 or (800) 667-2005. Space is limited. Transportation will be available for children traveling from Dillon, South Carolina.

The McLeod Children’s Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and technology in the region to more than 26,000 children each year. More than 100 beds at McLeod are dedicated to serving the needs of children, including those in the Children’s Hospital, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and Day Hospital.