Signature Events and Programs

adult retreat 2017

Adult Retreats

Rejuvenating weekend retreats filled with educational programming and community building. VHF offers two retreat weekends, one for women and one for men. These retreats are for all adults (affected and caregivers) in the bleeding disorders community age 21 and over.

Women’s Retreat Weekend – February 9 – 10, 2019

Men’s Retreat Weekend – November 9 – 10, 2019

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. 

Advocacy Training and Richmond Days – January 20 – 21, 2019

annual meeting 2016

Annual Education Meeting

VHF’s Annual Education 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.

Annual Education Meeting – June 21 – 23, 2019

camp youngblood

Camp Youngblood at Camp Holiday Trails

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.

Camp Youngblood at Camp Holiday Trails – July 7 – 12, 2019

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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.

Family Weekend at Camp Holiday Trails – April 26 – 28, 2019

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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.

First Step Program for New Families – November 3, 2019

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Teen Retreat at Camp Holiday Trails

A weekend of fun and learning at Camp Holiday Trails for teens that are faced with similar challenges. Join us for a chance to connect and create a strong sense of community! This retreat is for teens ages 13 – 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. There will be plenty of opportunities for growth and skill development through traditional camp activities, service learning, campfire cooking, low ropes course, arts & crafts and so much more.

Teen Retreat at Camp Holiday Trails – October 5 – 7, 2019

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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