Through education and recreation,
to create a path by which
Children living with Sickle Cell Disease can lead healthy, productive lives
NEXT EVENT
Camp Jumoke Presents A Childrens Christmas Party
For Children living with sickle cell disease and their siblings
Saturday December 10 2016
Bramelea Free Methodist Church
355 Howden Blvd. Brampton, ON
1:00 - 4:00PM
Call to Register before November 21st, 2016 | 416.410.2995
SAT APR 22 2017
Camp Jumokes Annual Bowl-a-thon: the 12th Annual Turtle Bowl ; Ten Pin and Cosmic Bowling...
OCTOBER 2017
Scotiabank Walk 2017 is an entire day of family-oriented events featuring celebrities...
SEPTEMBER 2017
Mrs. Mascoll was a well-known and respected philanthropist and businesswoman ....
A special place for Special Kids
Canoe trips, hiking, fireside sing-a longs and meeting new friends are exciting experiences for any child. But, for kids with SCD, many of whom have never attended summer camp before, these activities are experiences of a life time. In 1994, the Jumoke Committee was established by a group of health-care professionals and individuals concerned about the emotional well-being of children who have sickle cell disorder.
Child Ambassador
Enoch Bempong is fifteen years old and attends Maxwell Heights Secondary School in Oshawa. He is now in Grade 10. Enoch has been a camper with Camp Jumoke for four years and has an interest in continuing to attend camp as part of the Polaris programme, the leadership programme organized by Camp Wenonah.
What is Sickle Cell
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that causes the distortion, or "sickling", of red blood cells. It occurs when a child like our poster child for 2007/8,
Neneh-Iye inherits a sickle cell gene from each parent.
About The Camp
Canoe trips, hiking, fireside sing-a longs and meeting new friends are exciting experiences for any child. But, for kids with SCD, many of whom have never attended summer camp before, these activities are experiences of a life time.
In 1994, the Jumoke Committee was established by a group of health-care professionals and individuals concerned about the emotional well-being of children who have sickle cell disorder.
About Camp Jumoke
In ancient cultures, the turtle was revered as a symbol of strength, survival and perseverance; some also believed they possessed mystical healing powers. For these reasons, Camp Jumoke has chosen the turtle to symbolize its spirit of survival...
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