Camper Eligibility

To be eligible for the Summer Camp Program, applicants must…

  • Have a qualifying medical diagnosis (see below), be the sibling of a medically qualifying camper, OR be the child of a medical volunteer.
  • Be 6-16 years of age for Sessions 1 through 6 OR 17-21 years of age and have previously attended a Double H program for the Alumni Session.
  • Function at a cognitive age of at least 6 years old.
  • Be fully vaccinated in accordance with CDC recommendations, including COVID-19. This means campers must have a complete primary series of either Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines AND, if eligible, one booster dose at least five months after the last dose of their primary series.

All submitted applications are reviewed for approval by the Double H Medical Team based on the eligibility criteria, the specific needs of each child, as well as our ability to provide a safe, medically sound camp experience. The Double H Medical Team will make all final eligibility decisions.


Qualifying Camper Medical Diagnoses

  • Hemophilia
  • ITP (immune thrombocytopenia)
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Thalassemia
  • Von Willebrand Disease

  • Leukemia
  • Other Cancers

  • Congenital Cardiac Defects

  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • CAH (congenital adrenal hyperplasia)

  • IBD (irritable bowel disorders)
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Other IBDs
  • Short Bowel Syndrome

  • CFC (cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome)
  • Friedreich Ataxia
  • Gaucher Disease
  • Hereditary Angioedema
  • Juvenile Huntington Disease
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
  • MPS II (Mucopolysaccharidosis II or Hunter syndrome)
  • Niemann-Pick Disease
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease
  • Progeria
  • Protein C Deficiency
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Vanishing White Matter Disease
  • Williams Syndrome

  • CVID (common variable immunodeficiency)
  • EOE (eosinophilic esophagitis)
  • HIV & AIDS

  • Glycogen Storage Diseases
  • Lysosomal Storage Diseases
  • Maple Syrup Urine Disease
  • Metal Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitochondrial Diseases

  • Autoimmune Neuropathies
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Giant Axonal Neuropathy
  • Hydrocephalus (shunt dependent)
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome

  • Arthrogryposis
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes
  • Faconi Anemia
  • Jacobsen Syndrome
  • KBG Syndrome
  • Russel-Silver Syndrome
  • VACTERL Association
  • VATER Syndrome

  • Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


Camper Eligibility Questions

If you're unsure if your child is eligible for the Double H Summer Camp Program, our Admissions Office would love to talk more with you. Please let us know your questions below.

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Questions about eligibility requirements? Please contact Tara Bogucki, Admissions Director     |     518-696-5676 x222.