Through education and recreation,
to create a path by which
Children living with Sickle Cell Disease can lead healthy, productive lives
Camp Jumoke - Scotia Bank Marathon
Camp Jumoke is doing something
special this year!

Sunday October 16, 2016
More information to come
SAT FEB 25 2017
Camp Jumoke’s Annual Bowl-a-thon: the 12th Annual Turtle Bowl ; Ten Pin and Cosmic Bowling...
SUN OCT 16 2016
The annual Camp Jumoke walk-a-thon is an entire day of family-oriented events featuring celebrities...
SEPTEMBER 17 2016
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
Camp Jumoke is pleased to introduce the 2015-2016 Child Ambassador, Tahira Soje! Tahira is 17 year old high school student who is articulate, confident and composed. In addition to continuing to share her experiences with Sickle Cell Disease and raise awareness, Tahira plans to pursue a career in Social Justice when she starts her post-secondary education.
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 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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