Children’s Heart Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the to the improvement and quality of life for Nevada children with heart problems, is hosting the 7th Annual Camp Mend-a-Heart at Rapport Executive Ranch in Alamo. The camp will be held from Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30, where children who are born with or develop heart problems are able to forge relationships, attain hope and build memories.
Camp Mend-a-Heart is a cost-free, medically supervised camp where children throughout Nevada are invited to participate in fun camp activities with other children who share similar conditions. Crafts, water fun, hiking, obstacle courses and some “hanging out” time are some of the activities that will be offered for the kids as well as a full medical staff to oversee the activities.
Camp Mend-a-Heart has two age divisions within the camp, Teen and Junior. The Teen group ages 13 through 17, will be able to stay throughout the entire camp from 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 through 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. In turn, the Junior group ages 7 through 12, will be held for two nights beginning at noon on Monday, June 27 through 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. The camp will be held at Rapport Executive Retreat in Alamo Nevada.
The mission of the Children’s Heart Foundation is to improve the care and quality of life for children in Nevada who are born with or develop heart problems. The Foundation has three main goals: to provide a carefree camp experience for children with heart conditions; to educate healthcare professionals and the general public on pediatric cardiology issues; to lend support to families as they deal with the emotional and financial toll exacted by a child’s heart problems. Children’s Heart Foundation was founded in 2001 through the compassionate efforts of local pediatric cardiologists and concerned families of children with heart problems. Children’s Heart Foundation is located at 3006 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 430, Las Vegas, NV 89109. For more information on Children’s Heart Foundation, please call (702) 967-3522 or visit www.chfn.org.