Signature Events and Programs

adult retreat 2017

Adult Retreat

A rejuvenating weekend retreat filled with educational programming and community building. This retreat is for all adults (affected and caregivers) in the bleeding disorders community age 21 and over.  Go here to see photos from our 2018 Adult Retreat.

NHF Washington Day 2016

Advocacy Training and Richmond Days

Advocacy Training and Richmond Days are an opportunity for people affected by inherited bleeding disorders in the Commonwealth of Virginia to advocate for issues that matter to them. During Richmond Days, the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) schedules meetings with individual legislators that allow constituents to advocate and share their story. Go here to see photos from our 2018 Advocacy Training and Richmond Days. 

annual meeting 2016

Annual Meeting

VHF’s Annual Meeting brings together the inherited bleeding disorder community to share information on a wide variety of topics, from the basics of diagnosis to the most relevant developments in treatment. It is a great opportunity for networking and support for individuals and families. Go here to see photos from our 2018 Annual Meeting.

camp youngblood

Camp Youngblood

A week-long overnight camp at Camp Holiday Trails (CHT) for children ages 7 – 17 with inherited bleeding disorders, their siblings, and children of members of the inherited bleeding disorder community that reside within the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) or Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area (HACA) coverage area. Kids enjoy a week of fun and learning with others that are faced with similar challenges and life experiences. 2019 Camp Youngblood July 7th-12th.

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Community Events

VHF community events are social and educational gatherings that occur throughout the year. These events bring together the Virginia inherited bleeding disorders community and are an excellent opportunity for family fun, networking, support, and increasing knowledge. Go here to see our upcoming events.

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Educational Dinners

These dinners are a series of educational presentations hosted at restaurants around the state. Facilitators are clinicians, national advocates, and industry experts. Educational dinners enable those affected by inherited bleeding disorders to connect with people from their local community, as well as learn about a range of relevant topics. Go here to see our upcoming Educational Dinners.

family weekend 2017
family weekend 2017

Family Weekend at Camp Holiday Trails

Join Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) & Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area (HACA) at Camp Holiday Trails (CHT) for a weekend of education, support, and traditional camp fun for the whole family! This weekend is open to families that are impacted by an inherited bleeding disorder living in the territorial jurisdiction of VHF & HACA. Go here to see photos from the 2018 Family Weekend at Camp Holiday Trails.

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First Step Program for New Families

First Step is designed to support families of infants and young children with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders with community connection and education. This program is for families with children who have been diagnosed with an inherited bleeding disorder in the last 7 years. 2018 First Step Program has been rescheduled to November 17th at Build-A-Bear in Virginia Beach.

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Teen Weekend and Teen Retreat

Fun, challenging, educational weekends just for teens. The focus is on motivating teens to find their inner leader and give them tools they can take away and use in their everyday life. Plus, there is plenty of time for hanging out and getting to know other teens in the inherited bleeding disorders community.

» Go here to register for the 2018 Teen Advocacy Weekend on August 3rd-5th in Washington DC

Save the Date: 2018 Teen Retreat will be October 5th-7th at Camp Holiday Trails

winter gathering 2016

Winter Gatherings

A great partnership event with the Virginia Hemophilia Treatment Centers to celebrate the holiday season. There is always great food, education, and networking. Save The Date: 2018 Winter Gatherings will be December 8th.

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