Dissimilarities are what make us individuals; they maintain our way of life and our cultural relationships intriguing and diversified. However it is frequently challenging to see your own differences in an optimistic frame of mind, and feeling completely different from class mates and buddies can additionally distance youths from their mates.
Youth Rally Camp is committed to offering an optimistic environment of self help, discovering, as well as personal development for teens with intestinal and/or bladder inability. Each and every year the Youth Rally Camp educates campers that everyone, no matter what any healthcare or actual physical variations, makes a difference as a individual and has the capacity to attain their dreams.
As a result of kind the assistance of organizations in addition to their members, individual and corporate sponsors, and the WOCN, the Youth Rally Camp has become a productive program for more than 25 years. Youth Rally Camp depends on new and ongoing fiscal assistance from organizations and folks to be able to adequately prepare, coordinate and run the Youth Rally. Ongoing help from its family and friends has made it possible for the Youth Rally to go on to give its young campers having a fantastic ambiance of development, learning, love, and compassion.
Week Of Fun And Learning For Kids With Ostomies, Urostomies, and J-Pouches.
For over 30 years the Youth Rally has been a place for young people ages 11 to 17 with ostomies and continent diversions, or who are preparing for surgery, to come together and meet other young people who deal with similar life experiences.
You do not have to feel that you are the only kid or teenager with an ostomy or continent diversions? Do you have questions and concerns that no one can help you with, you don’t know anyone else with an ostomy? Here is your opportunity to meet other young adults just like you, and have a great time doing it!
What is it?
For young people ages 11 to 17 who have or may need an ostomy, continent diversion, and other bowel or bladder disorders.
- Sessions on personal hygiene, sexuality, self-esteem, self care.
- Swimming, softball, volleyball, skating and other sports.
- Dances, picnics, crafts, sightseeing, hiking, outings and other recreational activities.
- Peer support and sharing.
When is it?
July 9 to 14, 2012
Where is it?
University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado
Who is it?
The Young Adult Conference is for people between ages 11 to 17 that:
- Have an ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy.
- Have a continent ostomy procedure (including J-Pouch).
- Have IBD.
The organization sponsoring the Conference is:
Youth Rally Committee, Inc
424 Bradford Avenue
Westmont, NJ 08108
How much does it cost?
$425 per person, includes room and board, transportation to and from the airport and activity fees (some special individual activities may require an additional admission fee).
How do I apply?
2012 Youth Rally Campter Application
Where can I get more information?
c/o Linda Aukett
424 Bradford Ave
Westmont, NJ 08108