AsthmaCamps

AsthmaCamps

Camp Broncho of North Texas
Children's Med Ctr Dallas; Cook Children's FW
801 Seventh Ave
Fort Worth, TX, 76104
682-885-4813
Email: chrystal.baeza@cookchildrens.org
Website: www.campbroncho.com

Dates:  Aug 1 2014 12:00AM
Location:  Camp John Marc Meridian, Texas
Number of Campers:  100
Type of Camp:  residential
Camp Fee:  none
Camperships:  Yes
Number of Camperships:  depends on the need
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Sponsors:  The cost for each camper and volunteer to attend camp is $575. There is no charge to the families or volunteers to attend camp so we rely on community organizations and caring individuals to fund Camp Broncho of North Texas.
Camp Director:  Chrystal Baeza
chrystal.baeza@cookchildrens.org
Medical Director:  Karen Schultz MD
karen.schultz@cookchildrens.org
682-885-6299
Camp Nurse:  Candace Sullivan
candace.sullivan@cookchildrens.org
Asthma Education Director:  Liz Barriteau
liz.barriteau@cookchildrens.org
Lead Organization:  Children's Medical Center Dallas and Cook Children's Medical Center Fort Worth
801 Seventh Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Description:  Camp Broncho mission statement: To provide children with asthma, who for medical reasons may be unable to attend summer camp, the opportunity to experience camp in a medically safe and educationally supportive environment. Campers are selected based on the severity of their asthma as indicated by their physician. This camp is for children ages 7-12.


Camp Easy Breathers
Coastal Bend Asthma Initiative
3533 S Alameda St
Corpus Christi, TX, 78411
361-694-4580
Email: aracely.bigelow@dchstx.org
Website: www.driscollchildrens.org/campeasybreathers

Dates:  June 16-20, 2014
Location:  Camp Aranzazu- Rockport, Texas
Number of Campers:  40
Type of Camp:  Residential Camp
Camp Fee:  300
Camperships:  Yes
Number of Camperships:  Limited
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Sponsors:  Coastal Bend Asthma Initiative Driscoll Children's Hospital And many contributors from South Texas
Camp Director:  Aracely
aracely.bigelow@dchstx.org
361-694-4580
Medical Director:  William Brendel
361-694-5000
Camp Nurse:  Janie Pequeno
janie.Pequeno@dchstx.org
Asthma Education Director:  none
Camp Coordinator:  Yadira Claudio
yadira.claudio@dchstx.org
(361)694-4464
Lead Organization:  Childrens Hospital
3533 S. Alameda Corpus Christi, Tx. 78411
Description:  Camp Easy Breathers is a specialty camp for children 7 to 14 years of age with asthma. At camp, children learn about their airway and changes that happen in the airway when asthma flares up. Children practice asthma management skills in swimming, arts and crafts, and other activities. Camp teaches children the importance of asthma and preventing attacks.


Camp Zone
UMC-University Medical Center-Lubbock
3502 22nd Street
Lubbock, TX, 79410
806-799-4192
Email: rubyb@allergyasthmawt.com

Dates:  Summer 2014 (July 24)
Location:  Adventures USA Lubbock Texas
Number of Campers:  60
Type of Camp:  Day Asthma Camp
Camp Fee:  None
Camperships:  Yes
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Sponsors:  1. University Medical Center Children's Hospital, Lubbock, TX 2. Covenant Children's Hospital Lubbock, TX
Camp Director:  Suzanne Beck Liner, MD
rubyb@allergyasthmawt.com
Medical Director:  Suzanne Beck Liner, MD Robert Mamlock, MD
rubyb@allergyasthmawt.com
806-799-4192
Co-Medical Director:  James Jay Herman, MD
jjherman47@sbcglobal.net
Camp Nurse:  Georgeanna Welch, RN, FNPC Heather Morris, RN, FNPC
rubyb@allergyasthmawt.com
Asthma Education Director:  Olivia Harris, MSN, RN
oharris@covhs.org
Camp Coordinator:  James Jay Herman, MD Georgeanna Welch, RN, FNPC Heather Morris, RN, FNPC
rubyb@allergyasthmawt.com
Lead Organization:  University Medical Center Children's Hospital
3502 22nd Street Lubbock, TX 79410
Description:  Asthma education activities mixed with swimming, roller skating/blading and games in a day camp setting. Ages 7-11 accepted.


McLane Children's Scott & White Children's Hospital
McLane Children's Scott & White Children's Hospital
1901 SW H.K Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX, 76502
254-724-5517
Email: mschwier@sw.org

Dates:  July 27th-31st, 2014
Location:  Peaceable Kingdom Resort
Number of Campers:  42
Type of Camp:  Residential
Camp Fee:  We reply on grants and donations
Camperships:  Yes
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Medical Director:  Alma Chavez, MD
Camp Nurse:  Michele Prater, NP
Asthma Education Director:  Michelle Schwier, RRT, AE-C
Lead Organization:  McLane Children's Scott & White
Description:  Children’s asthma camps provide a variety of experiences that children with asthma could not receive anywhere else, including:Feeling of normalcy, opportunity for intensive asthma education, allow the children to have a total camp experience, independence from their parents/primary caregiver, opportunity to build trust and respect between children and the medical team which will benefit their on going treatment, opportunity to build the child’s socialization skills, self-confidence, and self-esteem.


Texas Asthma Camp
UT Health Northeast
11937 US Highway 271
Tyler, TX, 75708
903-877-7075
Email: Rhonda.Scoby@uthct.edu
Website: www.texasasthmacamp.com

Dates:  June 22-27, 2014
Location:  Camp Tyler on Lake Tyler, Texas
Number of Campers:  75
Type of Camp:  Resident
Camp Fee:  $250 (inc. $25 non-refundable registration fee)
Camperships:  Yes
Number of Camperships:  not limited
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Sponsors:  Conducted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, now UT Health Northeast; Sponsored by Texas Chest Foundation.
Camp Director:  Rhonda Scoby
UT Health Northeast
11937 U.S. Hwy. 271 Tyler, Texas 75708
rhonda.scoby@uthct.edu
(903) 877-7075
Medical Director:  James Stocks, MD
UT Health Northeast
11937 U.S. Hwy. 271 Tyler, Texas
james.stocks@uthct.edu
(903) 877-7268
Camp Nurse:  Nancy Starkey, RN
UT Health Northeast
11937 U.S. Hwy. 271 Tyler, Texas
nancy.starkey@uthct.edu
(903) 877-8295
Asthma Education Director:  Tracy Drake, RN
UT Health Northeast
11937 U.S. Hwy. 271 Tyler, Texas
tracy.drake@uthct.edu
(903) 877-5532
Lead Organization:  UT Health Northeast
11937 U.S. Hwy. 271 Tyler, Texas
Description:  Campers, ages 7-14, learn together to take an active role in the management of their asthma during work and play. The campers receive excellent medical support in a 24-hour clinic staffed by on-site physicians and nurses. Counselors are primarily respiratory therapy students from Tyler Junior College


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