MDA Summer Camp

A first-time MDA camper reminisces about his unforgettable experience

posted on October 8, 2015 - 9:29am
The excitement that surrounds MDA Summer Camp is evident from the energy and smiling faces of the campers. That’s perhaps especially true of first-time campers.
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 ...
posted on November 1, 2008 - 3:26pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 6
Letters to Quest: Thanks to Quest & MDA ** MMD and the brain ** Study raises concerns for two with SBMA, ALS ** Thanks for summer camp support ** Go gaming!
posted on March 1, 2008 - 4:06pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
Once MDA summer camp is over, photos help campers hang on to their good memories until the next session rolls around. The MDA summer camp photo pages let campers and counselors post these special photos online, to share with camp friends everywhere. As you’ll see, many camps are represented – but many are not, because no one has sent us photos yet. To post your camp photos on the site, mail or e-...
posted on March 1, 2008 - 3:26pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
Every summer since 1955, kids have been granted the opportunity to escape the repetitious hardships of reality and relax among peers at one of MDA’s summer camps, which now number more than 90. To make it even better, campers are able to attend at no cost to themselves or their families.
posted on March 1, 2008 - 9:53am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
On June 6, 1950, a small group of individuals whose lives had been personally touched by muscular dystrophy met in the Bronx, N.Y., office of businessman Paul Cohen (who had facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy).  On that day, this small group formed the Muscular Dystrophy Association with the task of raising funds to support research — the only hope for those with muscular dystrophy....
posted on January 1, 2008 - 10:11am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 1
In this issue: A great cane ... and walker ** Loves digital Quest ** Living with SMA ** Glad to see McArdle disease.