In order to be considered for Camp, each child must meet the below criteria and have one of the medical conditions listed below.
- Child with a medical condition must be between the ages 7 - 18
Campers participating in Camp at Home sessions, Camp on the Move events, Camp in a Box, and Camper Holiday Gathering must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Have an eligible diagnosis (all conditions listed below in the dropdown menu qualify)
- Minimum developmental age of 5 years
Campers participating in the Fall Overnight Family Retreats at Camp in Lake Hughes must meet the following eligibility criteria: See a full list noted in blue in the dropdown menu below.
- Have one of the following diagnoses:
- Adrenal Insufficiency
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Skeletal Dysplasia
- Spina Bifida
Please be advised that no child is guaranteed to be accepted to camp. Applications are reviewed and acceptance is based upon health care needs, space, and staffing ratios.
Use the dropdown below to search sessions by medical conditions.
* conditions that will be eligible for Limited Family Days are Noted in BLUE
Medical Conditions Currently Served at The Painted Turtle
15 Q 24 Micro-deletion Syndrome
22q Deletion Syndrome
Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction: A TPN dependent condition
Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: An adrenal insufficiency condition
Dermatomyositis: A rheumatic condition
Dialysis: Hemodialysis and Peritoneal
Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: A rheumatic condition
Factor Deficiency in Females
Fibromyalgia: A rheumatic condition
General Nephrology-decreased kidney function
Juvenile Arthritis: a rheumatic condition
Liver Disease (non-communicable)
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease: A rheumatic condition
Mucopolysaccharidosis: A skeletal dysplasia
Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PIDD)
Rare Genetic Conditions
Scleroderma: A rheumatic condition
Short gut Syndrome: A TPN dependent condition
Small Bowel Transplant
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia: A skeletal dysplasia
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): A rheumatic condition
Tube Feeding Dependent
Uveitis: A rheumatic condition
If you do not see the medical condition you are looking for in the dropdown, there aren’t any upcoming sessions serving that condition.