McLeod Children’s Hospital to Host 2011 Camp Health


(5/10/11) – The McLeod Children’s Hospital is now accepting enrollment for the 2011 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 Monday June 13 – Friday June 17 in the McLeod Children’s Hospital Child Life Activity Center.

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.

The camp will include fun and exciting activities for kids, which could include 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 an "All Aboard McLeod Camp Health" train theme.

To register your child, please call McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843) 777-2005 or (800) 667-2005. Registration is open until June 1 but space is limited.

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.

Camp Health is funded by the McLeod Foundation. For more information, call Allana Zeigler at (843) 777-8542.