Dr. Moises Simpser VACC Camp
Your donation will help ensure children requring ventilation assistance and their families can enjoy a week long summer camp in a medically safe environment.
Dr. Moises Simpser VACC Camp is a free, week-long, community-based camp program providing recreation and social support for families with children dependent on oxygen, tracheostomies and/or ventilators. Several families from up-state and from out-of-state sleep over every year. Many local families participate as day campers each year.
The ventilation assisted children served are medically stable, cognitively normal, living at home, and many attending public school. But their opportunities for recreation and socializing are limited compared to children unencumbered by dependency on medical technology.
Dr. Moises Simpser VACC Camp supports the transition to home care by focusing on wellness rather than illness. Families experience a revitalizing sense of normalcy and community, freedom, capacity and acceptance.
Your donation helps ensure these children and families enhances the well-being of campers and their families.
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