Start the Spark: Learning S’more About In-hospital Camp Programming
Many camp programs are facilitated in community settings, but we will explore the creative process for developing a camp program within the hospital environment. Activity programming is crucial when helping patients cope with hospitalization and we will provide attendees with the necessary tools to implement camp programming within their own facility.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: ■ Understand this hospital’s camp program and the therapeutic benefits for patients and families.
■ Utilize tools and techniques to encourage child life and interdisciplinary team participation in camp activities. ■ Recognize strategies to involve the community and promote camp programming to hospital administration. ■ Engage in hands on activities to learn how to create camp programming designed for the hospital environment.