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
sexuality
Encourage independence and self confidence with personal care and camp activities
Provide individual ET and UOAC counselling on physical and psychosocial needs

http://www.ostomycanada.ca/camp