All children between the ages of 7-15 (or up to 10th grade) who are on dialysis (hemo or PD), post-transplant, or have chronic kidney disease are eligible to attend. In 2014, Hemo and PD campers will be primarily scheduled in session 1, 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 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.

Registration/Application Forms:

1. Gottscho 2015 – Application
2. FV Health History & Treatment Consent
3. OTC Medications Physicians Orders
4. Medication Processing Form
5. FV Camper Information
6. FV Camper Social Contract
7. Camp Dialysis Consent
8. Transient Dialysis Forms – DIALYSIS ONLY
9. Gottscho Transfer Forms – ONE MONTH BEFORE CAMP
Packing List
Meningitis Information
Download all forms in ZIP file

Please email Maya at 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
Kidney & Urology Foundation of America
The American Kidney Fund
American Nephrology Nurses Association, North Jersey Chapter

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

The Ruth Gottscho Kidney Foundation
515 Warwick Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666