Asthma Camp


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The Camp Not A-Choo is a great experience for 8-11 years old. This camp has consistently been well attended by children who suffer from asthma and has been well staffed by volunteer professionals and para-professional individuals from through out Yuma County and members from other parts of the Arizona.

 

Goal

The goal of the Yuma County Asthma Camp for the Annual Camp Not-A-Choo is to teach children with moderate to severe asthma the self-management techniques that will help them control their asthma in a fun and exciting camp setting.

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A team of volunteer medical professionals including respiratory therapists as well as other healthcare professionals unite towards this goal of teaching asthma management for children ages 8-11 as they help screen and recommend changes that will ultimately have a positive impact in their lives.

During camp children learn about asthma self management through a group of health professionals services which include: doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and other health care professional who also provide 24 hour supervision to the campers.

Camp Activities

  • Therapy Dogs
  • Prescribed Medicines Safe Managment
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Toys
  • Games & Sports
  • Latin Dance
  • Folkloric Dance
  • Handouts & Gifts
 

Asthma Education

Open Airways for School Logo

Campers can learn to manage their own asthma when they participate in the American Lung Association's Open Airways For Schools program.

The American Lung Association's Open Airways For Schools program educates and empowers children through a fun and interactive approach to asthma self-management. It teaches children how to detect the warning signs of asthma, avoid their triggers and make decisions about their health.

 

Camper Selection Process

Astha Camp Screening

All applications will be carefully considered before making a selection. No applicant will be denied due to race, religion, gender, or ethnic background. Download Application

Donation

The donation varies from a minimum of $5.00 to $70.00 and parents can choose what they can afford.

Yuma Asthma Camp Not-A-Choo is brought to you by:

  • Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.
  • Western Arizona Area Health Education Center

Contact Us

Alex Valenzuela, Director of Social Work
Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.
214 W. Main Street 
Somerton, AZ 85350 
(928) 627-9222


SOMERTON, AZ

Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.
Administration Headquarters
214 W. Main Street
Somerton, AZ 85350

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 617
Somerton AZ 85350

Phone: (928) 627-9222
Fax: (928) 627-8315
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Family Behavioral Integrated Services
1130 E. Main Street
Somerton, AZ 85350

Phone: (928) 627-2017


SAN LUIS, AZ

San Luis Walk-In Clinic, Inc.
1896 E. Babbitt Lane
San Luis, AZ 85349

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1669
San Luis AZ 85349

Phone: (928) 722-6112
Fax: (928) 722-6113
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YUMA, AZ

College of Health Careers
3850 W. 16th St. Suite B
Yuma, Arizona
Phone: (928) 783-0072

Billing Office:
330 W. 24th St. Ste-2
Yuma, Arizona
(928) 276-3414

Phone:(928) 276-3414


LAKE HAVASU, AZ

Mohave County Office
1947 McCulloch Blvd # 105
Lake Havasu, AZ 86403

Phone: (928) 680-1468
Fax (928) 680-3435
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PARKER, AZ

La Paz County Office
601 Riverside Dr #7
Parker, AZ 86344

Phone: (928) 669-4436
Fax (928) 669-4435
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Mobile Medical Unit

Yuma, Mohave and La Paz Counties

Phone: (928) 722-6112