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HACA/VHF Family Retreat Virtual Education Series

July 6, 2020 - July 10, 2020

Join the families of the Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area (HACA) and the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) for our Family Retreat Virtual Education Series.

These educational opportunities are for families who live within HACA/VHF territory. Each session must be signed up for individually, you do not have to sign up for all in order to participate. These sessions are free and open to VHF constituents, any constituent under the age of 12 will need adult supervision to participate.


Date/Time: Tuesday, July 7th at 7:00 pm

Topic: Setting Educational Expectations

Presenter: Xaviette Pointer-Kincy, M.Ed, Community Relations and Education Manager for Sanofi Genzyme for the WV, VA, DC area

Ever wonder how to build an academic plan for your child? We’ll explore the world of education for a child with a bleeding disorder, including the impact of setting expectations at home and having a proactive relationship with your child’s school. Recognizing that we may experience guilt, social obstacles, and absenteeism, we’ll discuss ways to help establish clear goals, positive routines, individualized health care plans, and a cycle of responsibility and self-advocacy.



Date(s): Monday, July 6th – Friday, July 10th

Join VHF, HACA and Camp Holiday Trails (CHT) for exclusive virtual sessions in honor of Camp Youngblood and Family Camp! Program Director McKenzie has planned fun live and recorded activities so you can bring the magic of Camp home. You won’t want to miss the infusion clinic scheduled for Tuesday and be sure to gather with us on Thursday for the virtual campfire.

If your family would like to have access to this week of content, please go to the link below to fill out the CHT waiver and sign up for virtual programming! Filling out the waiver is mandatory for families who would like to participate. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact McKenzie at program@campholidaytrails.org or 434-960-1377.

Go Here to Fill Out CHT’s Waiver 

As we gather virtually to discuss, share and learn, we ask that all VHF virtual program participants be thoughtful in their interactions and follow video meeting etiquette and rules of engagement. Disruptions to a session may lead to the removal and/or disabling of the participant’s video and microphone for part of or for the entire session. Thank you for helping VHF ensure a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and staff. Go here to read video meeting etiquette and rules of engagement.

Thank you to our Family Camp Sponsors: Genentech, Hemophilia Federation of America, NovoNordisk, Sanofi Genzyme, Takeda


July 6, 2020
July 10, 2020