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Camp Joy Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Cincinnati Children’s Partnership

For fifteen years, Cincinnati Children’s has partnered with Camp Joy to provide an experience where kids with medical conditions can have fun alongside other children with similar health problems, all while receiving their medications in a safe environment. Medical staff from Cincinnati Children’s oversee the camps, administering treatments but also having fun with the kids.

“It is such a magical week, and, for me, the word that best sums up the experience is ‘freedom,’” said Dr. Nicolas Madsen of pediatric cardiology. “There is a freedom for the campers to be themselves. They are free to play and challenge themselves. They are free to simply enjoy themselves fully without a lot of outside expectations in a safe place surrounded by their friends.”

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