All children between the ages of 7-15 (or up to 10th grade) who are on dialysis, post-transplant, or have chronic kidney disease are eligible to attend. Hemo campers will be primarily scheduled in session 1, space is available for hemo campers only, PD is not available at camp this year. Transplant and CKD campers primarily in session 2.
- Children must be medically stable, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen negative, and able to walk 200 yards unassisted.
- Children on peritoneal dialysis must be trained and able to perform CAPD with assistance from our staff.
Please contact our coordinator if you have any questions about a child’s eligibility, or our ability to handle their specific needs! To request a space for your child, please complete the kidney camper registration form and return it to Maya at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 718-652-3136. You will be placed on the waiting list pending review of your child’s medical information and other application materials.
Gottscho Transfer Form – ONE MONTH BEFORE CAMP
Please email Maya at email@example.com with any questions.
Check our FAQ Page for related questions.
Camperships are made available to all campers as a result of the generous support of:
The Ruth Gottscho Kidney Foundation www.gottschokidney.org
Kidney & Urology Foundation of America www.kidneyurology.org/
The American Kidney Fund www.kidneyfund.org
American Nephrology Nurses Association, North Jersey Chapter www.annanurse.org
For further information, please contact:
Maya Doyle, LCSW
Ruth Gottscho Dialysis and Children’s Kidney Program
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Children’s Hospital of Montefiore
111 E. 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467