Camp Discovery

The American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) Camp Discovery program is for children ages 8-16 who have a chronic skin disease. 

Under the expert care of dermatologists and nurses, Camp Discovery gives campers the opportunity to spend a week with other young people with skin conditions having fun and participating in activities such as swimming, horseback riding, arts and crafts and many more.

There is no fee to attend, all costs, including transportation, are provided by the AAD through generous donations from its members, outside organizations and individuals.  All campers must be initially referred by their dermatologist.

The 2016 Camp Dates are:
June 19 - June 24 For Juniors ages 10-14: Camp Little Pine in Crosslake, Minnesota
June 20 - June 24 For ages:  8 - 16:  Camp Reflection in Carnation, Washington
July 3 - 8 For Teens ages 14-16: Camp Big Trout in Crosslake, Minnesota
August 7 - 12 For ages: 9 - 15: Camp Dermadillo in Burton, Texas
August 13 - 19 For Juniors ages 8-13: Camp Horizon in Millville, Pennsylvania

To view the video that the AAD has created highlighting Camp Discovery: click here.

For more information about attending, volunteering or donating please visit the Camp Discovery website or contact Janine Mueller at 847.240.1737 or jmueller@aad.org.


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