Camp Wheez - Free Summer Day Camp for Kids with Asthma

Camp Wheez

Camp Wheez is a day camp for children in grades 1 through 6 with asthma. They enjoy a camp experience designed for their special needs and learn about their asthma while participating in games & recreation, arts & crafts, and old-fashioned camp fun! Camp Wheez was founded by Myron Liebhaber, MD in 1978 in partnership with the American Lung Association.

Download our 2019 Camp Wheez Brochure (PDF) >


Where:
Veronica Springs Church, 949 Veronica Springs Road, Santa Barbara

When:
Monday through Friday, August 5 – 9, 2019, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Applications:        

Download our Camp Wheez Application in English (PDF) >

Download our Camp Wheez Application in Spanish (PDF) >

Or pick one up at the Sansum Clinic Allergy Department, 51 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara. Space is limited! Send in your application soon to be sure your child has a spot.
For more info call 1-805-681-7672

Extended Day:    
An extended day is offered at the Downtown Boys & Girls Club, 632 E. Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara. Transportation from camp is provided by EasyLift. Children must be picked up at the Club by 5:30 pm. Space is limited and must be reserved by July 26, 2019. a separate application and annual membership fee is required.

Download the Boys & Girls Club Membership form in English (PDF) >

Download the Boys & Girls Club Membership form in Spanish (PDF) >


Parent Workshop:    
Camp parents are invited to a workshop at Camp on Friday August 9 at 11:30 am. Dr. Chang and Dr. Liebhaber will give an update on asthma and answer questions. Light lunch is provided.

Medical Director: Myron Liebhaber, MD
Camp Director: Margaret Weiss
Camp Coordinator: Meghan Dewey

More Information: 
Call our Health Resource Center at 805-681-7672
Email HealthEd@SansumClinic.org

Learn about student volunteer opportunities at Camp Wheez >


Thank you to 2018 Camp Wheez Supporters:

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Clark
Jim and Peggie Cox
Robert Fry, MD
Gail M. Grant
Karen Johnson, MD
Ernest Kolendrianos, MD
Myron Liebhaber, MD
John Motola, PT
Geary and Tina Olivera
Deborah L. Reber
Michael and Rania Shenoda
Swanton Foundation

Because of their generosity Camp Wheez is free of charge and open to the community.

 

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