Summer kidney camp for Michigan kids turns 30

Associated Press

Fenton, Mich. — The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan will celebrate the 30th anniversary of a summer camp designed for children with chronic kidney disease, have had kidney transplants or are on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.

Kidney Camp runs Sunday through Friday at YMCA Camp Copneconic in Fenton, northwest of Detroit.

Medical professionals will be onsite to assist with dialysis and other medical treatments for the campers.

Two dozen children will attend the camp this summer, including some without kidney disease. Activities will include swimming, boating, arts and crafts, zip lining, hiking and horseback riding.

About 950 children have attended the camp over the years.