The Child Life department at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is involved in a variety of programs within the community.
Community Field Trips are pre-arranged tours conducted by the child life department for students in kindergarten through the sixth grade. This community service is designed to normalize and increase awareness of the hospital environment.
Camp U.O.T.S. is an annual weeklong, overnight camp for children with cancer and blood disorders who are treated at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017
Camp Roaring Sun is a camp exclusively for children ages 6 through 12 with diabetes who are treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.
Date: Monday, July 10, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017
VACC Camp is a week-long sleep-away camp for children requiring ventilator assistance (tracheostomy ventilator, C-PAP, BiPAP, or oxygen to support breathing) and their families.
Date: Saturday, April 08, 2017 to Friday, April 14, 2017