A weekend of fun and learning for teens that are faced with similar challenges. Join us for a chance to connect and create a strong sense of community! For teens age 13–17 who live within HACA/VHF territory and meet one of the following criteria: Have a bleeding disorder, be the sibling of someone with a bleeding disorder, or have a parent/caregiver with a bleeding disorder. If a hotel room is requested then parent/caregiver must be in attendance with registered teen(s).
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…
Advocacy, Education, and Community Building in the Nation’s Capitol! A unique opportunity to spend time at the Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) office, meet one-on-one with legislative staff and young professionals in the public sector, and take a guided tour of the capitol. Go behind the scenes of the political process and learn that YOUR voice matters.
A weekend filled with advocacy, education, community building and summer fun with other teens who are faced with similar challenges. Teen weekend is open to teens age 13 and older with inherited bleeding disorders, their teen siblings, and teens of parents with an inherited bleeding disorder.