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 mdoyle@montefiore.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.

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 mdoyle@montefiore.org 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
718-655-1120
718-652-3136
email: mdoyle@montefiore.org.
http://www.montekids.org/services/nephrology/

The Ruth Gottscho Kidney Foundation
515 Warwick Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666
201-833-8291
http://gottschokidney.org/
jge@gottschokidney.org