SICKLE CELL ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS MARC THOMAS FOUNDATION
Toll-Free Helpline: 1 (844) 994-HOPE
Copyright 2013-2015. Sickle Cell Association of Texas Marc Thomas Foundation. All Rights Reserved.
314 E Highland Mall Blvd. #411 Austin TX 78752 us (Headquarters)
Houston Office: 2500 East T.C. Jester Blvd. Suite 150A Houston, Texas 77008
Direct Line: 713-534-1712
Telephone: Toll Free 1-844-994-HOPE
Camp Cell-A-Bration Next Level is March 10-12, 2017! This is a transition camp for teens ages 15-18 that will focus on disease management, education and transitioning to adult care. Please download application materials here:
Camp Cell-A-Bration is a week long camp for 50+ campers ages 6-14 with Sickle Cell Disease. Camp Cell-A-Bration will be August 2017 (dates will be given soon). Many of our children with Sickle Cell Disease have suffered strokes, jaundice, pain crisis, chronic blood transfusions, surgeries, acute chest syndrome and damage to their internal organs. Although these children battle this life-threatening disease every day, we want to make sure they enjoy being KIDS!
Where is Camp Cell-A-Bration?
Camp Cell-A-Bration will be held at Camp For All in Burton, Texas. Camp For All is an American Camp Association Accredited and it is located at 6307 Rehburg Rd. Burton, TX 77835.
Who can attend Camp Cell-A-Bration?
Children ages 6-14 with Sickle Cell Disease may attend Camp Cell-A-Bration.
How can I register my child?
Camp Cell-A-Bration fills up fast, we encourage campers to turn in their registration forms EARLY! Campers must turn in their COMPLETED registration form and $50 application fee to be able to attend Camp. Please download the following:
Application materials, physician forms and application fee must be completed and turned into our office by Monday, August 1, 2017.
Will my child automatically be able to attend once my application is turned in?
No. Campers are not automatically accepted into Camp Cell-A-Bration (i.e. first come first served). Factors including; space, funding, past camp behaviors and/or certain factors determines if a child is permitted to attend. But we encourage parents to turn applications in early..
How much is it to attend Camp Cell-A-Bration?
Camp Cell-A-Bration is FREE for children with Sickle Cell Disease! Only a $50 non-refundable application fee must be paid with your Application Form. This application fee must be paid by cashier's check, cash, money order or online ONLY, checks will NOT be accepted and your registration forms will be rejected. Before July 3, the application fee is $50, after July 3 the application fee is $65. However, it costs this small agency $955 to send a child to camp. If you are able to pay or partially pay (or ask friends or family) for your child to attend camp the donation will be tax deductible and greatly appreciated.
Please pay your application fee here.
How can I Sponsor a Child?
Camp is FREE for children with Sickle Cell Disease. As most of our families are economically disadvantaged, we did not want to turn a child down for this wonderful experience because of their inability to pay for camp. We could use your support in sponsoring a child for Camp! Camp costs the $955 per camper. Please consider making a donation or sponsoring a child for this worthy cause!
Please give a donation here.
We are in need of camp supplies: water, juice boxes, snacks, socks, soap, deodorant, shampoo, towels, blankets, sheets, transportation, medical supplies, flash lights, t-shirts, paper, arts and crafts materials and supplies, crayons, markers, colored pencils, school supplies (to give to the children for an upcoming school year) and other items. Please contact us at 512-458-9767 and we can schedule to pick up your donation.
How can I Volunteer?
We are in need of Volunteer Camp Staff, Volunteer Medical Professionals, and Camp Counselors. If you are interested in Volunteering please contact us at 512-458-9767 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org you can also contact us here.
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