For children ages 8-15 living with arthritis.
Arthritis Expo is a half day educational program that empowers people with information and tools to help them better control their arthritis, reduce pain and improve their quality-of-life. This half-day program features interactive workshops and hands-on demonstrations that are facilitated by local health care experts including orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists, physical therapists, and dietitians. The program is free to attend, open to the public and includes a continental breakfast and vendor exhibits.
2015 Camp Dakota
3409 N Five Lakes Rd
Lapeer, MI 48446
Camp Dakota is a special camp where children with juvenile arthritis can come to have fun, make new friends and learn more about their disease. The Arthritis Foundation and Bear Lake camp staff organize activities that will help campers build self-esteem, confidence, independence and lasting friendships.
A place, attitude, and adventure for children with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases. Click here to request a camp application.
2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis
The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. With your donation, we change lives by helping people gain access to the critical medications necessary to live full, healthy lives and funding research that provides better treatments today and promises a cure for tomorrow.