Can my child go to Summer Camp with food allergies or Celiac Disease?

Date: Friday, 22 March 2019. -  
Food Allergies

We’re in the press again, explaining how we can make summer camp stress free for you and your child.

It is possible for your child with food allergies to go to overnight summer camp, worry free! Your child can have a safe and enjoyable experience at summer camp just like everyone else. By selecting a camp that is as vigilant as you are and then working with them to prepare for the summer, you’ll be in good hands.
Here at Camp Emerson, we are Food Allergy Specialists, so we understand how important the details are when preparing your child’s meals. Sue, the Camp Director speaks to parents personally about their child’s dietary requirements and food allergies to make an individual plan for your child’s time at camp. All Camp Emerson campers, regardless of their dietary requirements can have delicious meals and be fully immersed in the camp experience without having their food allergies be the focus of their day. Everyone should be able to focus on the fun and friendship of sleepaway camp knowing that caring and skilled adults are watching over them.
We understand that trusting your child to someone else, much less at a sleepaway camp is cause for a fair amount of stress. So, we have put together the top ten questions you need to ask before choosing a camp or any summer program.
It’s so important to pick the right camp.
Camp Emerson has years of experience successfully supporting children with food allergies and Celiac Disease.

Read the full article here on what we think are the top ten questions you need to be asking when searching for the right summer camp for your child.



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