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How We Became an Allergy-Friendly Camp

Special thanks to Camp Wingate*Kirkland for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies at camp. This post is the third in a three-part series. Sandy Rubenstein, owner and director of Camp Wingate*Kirkland (Camp W*K) on Cape Cod, Mass., writes about managing food allergies at camp. Kids with food allergies can sometimes be identified… Continue reading How We Became an Allergy-Friendly Camp

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7 Things Your Child Should Know Before Going to Camp With Food Allergies

Special thanks to Camp Wingate*Kirkland for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies at camp. The post is the second in a three-part series. Before your child heads to summer camp, take time to review the following important points about the self-management of his or her food allergy. Review these concepts often with… Continue reading 7 Things Your Child Should Know Before Going to Camp With Food Allergies

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Going to Sleepaway Camp with Food Allergies

Special thanks to Camp Wingate*Kirkland for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies at camp. The post is the first in a three-part series. By: Jill Mindlin “I want to go to sleepaway camp.” The eight little words that strike terror into the parent of a child with life-threatening food allergies. The first time… Continue reading Going to Sleepaway Camp with Food Allergies

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Food Allergy-Friendly Summer Camps

With the school year winding down, kids across the country are counting down the days until summer. For many kids, summer will include attending a camp. Ensuring a safe (and fun!) camp experience for children with food allergies requires camp staff, physicians, parents, and campers to work together. Our website contains many helpful tips on… Continue reading Food Allergy-Friendly Summer Camps