Division of Nephrology Resources

Camps

Blue Bell, PA: Camp Jeremy is a week-long day camp for children ages 6 to 16 years who have undergone a life-saving organ transplant, and their siblings.

Millville, PA: Camp Kydnie is held from July 5–10 for children ages 6 to 16 years who have kidney disease or have had a transplant, and their siblings or friends.

This camp provides respite, professional counseling and recreational opportunities for families facing the physical, emotional and financial strain of a child with a critical illness.

Claryville, NY: Frost Valley is held during two, two-week sessions beginning June 28 and July 12. Children ages 7 to 15 years (or up to 10th grade) who are on dialysis, who are post-transplant, or who have chronic kidney disease are eligible to attend.

Ligonier, PA: Kidney Kamp is held in the first week of August for children of all ages with peritoneal dialysis, who are pre-dialysis or on hemodialysis, or who have had a transplant.


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Gift of Life is the organ and tissue procurement organization (OPO) serving eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

Provides information for newly diagnosed patients, including kidney disease diagnosis, how kidneys work, coping strategies, as well as diet and exercise and many other topics.

KidsHealth is a great resource for parents, kids, teens and educators to learn about different illnesses and offer supportive resources. It also provides information on other topics such as body health, good hygiene, puberty, etc.

NephHope was started by parents of a transplant child whose focus is to find a treatment/cure for those diagnosed with nephronophthisis and Senior-Loken syndrome through research funding. The foundation also works to increase awareness of the disease and provide support to families.