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What does ACA (American Camp Association) Accreditation mean?


Research on children and families affected by CHD, and how Camp can help!


A Diagnosed Boy - A Camp del Corazon Camper Essay


Parent Testomonials


From the American Camp Association, which we are proudly accredited by:


Dayna Roueiheb, MA, MFT
Providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with medical illness
5743 Corsa Ave., Suite 103 - Westlake Village, CA 91362


West Valley Counseling Center 
Affordable therapy for children suffering from heart disease and their families. 
19634 Ventura Blvd. Suite 212 Tarzana, CA 91356 


H.U.G.: Hugs Unite the Globe

A nonprofit organization designed to help bring members of the CHD community together to learn, teach each other and support each other.


Articles about Camp del Corazon

Heart to Heart - UCLA Health Magazine, Article about CdC Co-Founder Dr. Kevin Shannon

Healing Hearts - Haverford College Magazine

Close to his Heart - Jared Hatland
Camp Caters to Kids with Broken Hearts
Scott Antolick
Children's heart ailments handled with care on 'ER'
Pediatric Cardiology Today (Please see page 12)
Angels in Medicine


Resources on the merits of summer camping programs

Help Regarding Homesickness, Coping with being Away From Home

Helping Kids Beat Homesickness at Sleep-Away Camp, Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

What Camp Staff Can Do to Help Children: An Excerpt from Homesick and Happy, American Camp Association


Benefits of Summer Camp

How ‘Bubble-Wrapped’ Kids Benefit From Camp

The Meaning of Summer Camp
The Joy of Summer Camp 
Best gift for kids? Send them to summer camp

Summer Residential Camps: Promoting Social Interaction and Self-Efficacy Among Young Adults With Special Needs