MDA Summer Camp

posted on April 1, 2013 - 9:07am
Camp's a-coming! Take a peek. It’s just around the corner … “the best week of the year!” Also known as MDA summer camp, children ages 6 to 17 who are registered with MDA can attend camp at no cost to their families. Nearly 80 accessible camp sessions across the country are supported by MDA, offering a wide variety of activities, which may include fishing, archery, horseback riding, adapted sports...

Through the eyes of young artists

posted on March 31, 2011 - 10:32am
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 2
In our print magazine, we didn't have room to feature the many wonderful examples of summer camp-related artwork from the MDA Art Collection. So we offer you this special Quest Extra slideshow, "Images of MDA Summer Camp," showcasing selected paintings, drawings, and pottery from a wide range of young artists from across the country.
posted on March 31, 2011 - 9:50am
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 2
Spring has sprung in varying degrees around the country, a sure sign that summer’s not far behind. For many kids with neuromuscular diseases, summer can only mean one thing: “The Best Week of the Year!” — also known as MDA summer camp.
posted on March 31, 2010 - 3:22pm
QUEST Vol. 17, No. 2
Featured in this article: Three times is a charm for Ambassador Abbey * MDA's phone call routing system has changed * Famed neurologist receives top MDA honor * MDA summer camp is just around the corner Abbey returns, part III The delightful young lady who has served MDA so well as its National Goodwill Ambassador for two terms is returning to represent the Association again in 2010.
posted on October 1, 2009 - 11:20am
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 4
Letters to Quest: A former MDA summer camper shares her memories ** Readers respond to articles about exercise, public transit, travel problems, caring touch ** Selfless fire fighters help a Virginia man ** A reader asks about overusing hand muscles while playing video games, and MDA Medical Director Valerie Cwik responds.

MDA delivers ‘a piece of camp’ after summer camp cancellations

posted on August 12, 2009 - 9:00pm
posted on April 1, 2009 - 4:13pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2
Letters to Quest: Camp is so important ** Moms on Wheels ** All camps not the same ** No guarantees (life expectancy) ** FMLA and sibling caregivers ** Pay for family caregivers.
posted on January 1, 2009 - 12:25pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
Winter may not have given way yet to spring, but it’s already time to begin making plans for summer. If you’ve heard about MDA summer camp but just aren’t sure you can take that step — or worse, the idea scares you half to death — read on for some words of support, advice and encouragement by a number of folks who’ve been on all sides of the equation. Campers say ...