UOAC Ostomy Youth Camp

UOAC Ostomy Youth Camp Mission Statement

To provide an opportunity for young people aged 9-18 with consideration to emotional growth and maturity, who have ostomies or other special related needs (intermittent catheterization; urinary or bowel incontinence; internal pouch; Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis), to attend camp and participate in camp activities under professional supervision
Provide formal/informal education on:
anatomy and physiology
self esteem and coping
Encourage independence and self confidence with personal care and camp activities
Provide individual ET and UOAC counselling on physical and psychosocial needs