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The Life-Changing Gift of Summer Camp for Kids With a Serious Illness

The Life-Changing Gift of Summer Camp for Kids With a Serious Illness

In the heart of the Snoqualmie Valley, Camp Korey on Carnation Farm is the place hundreds of young campers come to in order to experience childhood the way it was intended. For all eight one-week sessions, kids with varying medical challenges and illnesses are treated just like kids are at any other summer camp; and the results are life-changing. Dr. Anne Slater of Seattle Children’s is the medical director of the camp; she and her team of fellow doctors, nurses and volunteers are here to keep the kids healthy and safe but in a way that lets campers focus on camp.

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Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.

Ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation’s top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research. Join Seattle Children’s bold initiative – It Starts With Yes: The Campaign for Seattle Children’s – to transform children’s health for generations to come.

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