Camp JoinTogether 2017: Where kids can just be kids

March 1, 2017

“Camp JoinTogether is better than Disney”.

“Camp JoinTogether makes me feel like I finally belong.”

“I love Camp JoinTogether because it’s so much fun. I can be with people who understand what its like to live with juvenile arthritis. It’s like an escape from it all.”

Camp JoinToghether - The Arthritis SocietyIn 2012, The Arthritis Society introduced Camp JoinTogether, a camp for Maritime children and youth aged 8-17 living with arthritis. Since its beginning, Camp JoinTogether has welcomed more than 300 campers and has created countless memories and friendships. Last year’s camp was the biggest camp yet, where 80 children were able to spend the week having fun that will last forever. 

Campers take part in a variety of low-impact activities including: canoeing, drama, cooking, environmental education, fine arts, boating, and most importantly, meeting others who share similar experiences living with arthritis. 

The Arthritis Society and Camp JoinTogether understand the financial strain a chronic condition can have on a family and are proud to make Camp JoinTogether accessible to all children with arthritis through year-round fundraising initiatives. 

Registration for Camp 2017 is open now! If you know a child with arthritis, would like to support Camp or have any questions about Camp JoinTogether, contact Jone Mitchell at jmitchell@arthritis.ca or 902.429.7025.