Welcome to South Dakota

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 160,000 of them live in South Dakota. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

Upcoming Events

2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis-Rapid City, SD
2019 Camp Cambria Mini Camp - Maple Lake, MN

2019 Camp Cambria Mini Camp - Maple Lake, MN

7/27/2019

A day-long mini-camp for children ages 4-7 and their parent. Our mission is to provide a secure environment for children with arthritis to meet other kids and share opportunities to learn, engage in social activities and build mutual support and encouragement.

2019 JA Camp Cambria - Maple Lake, MN

2019 JA Camp Cambria - Maple Lake, MN

7/27/2019 to 8/1/2019

The Arthritis Foundation gives children with arthritis the opportunity to make lifetime memories through camp. The specialty, residential juvenile arthritis summer camps focus on what campers can do, not what they can’t do. Campers are able to learn from others who have similar conditions and experiences. The program is designed to increase campers’ self-esteem by creating opportunities for them to meet personal challenges.

2019 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference

2019 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference

8/1/2019 to 8/4/2019

The Arthritis Foundation’s National Juvenile Arthritis Conference focuses on health, wellness and fun for young people affected by juvenile arthritis, lupus, myositis, ankylosing spondylitis and other childhood rheumatic diseases. These events offer a chance to meet other families going through similar challenges. To share stories, learn about the latest treatments and discover strategies to make every day better. Meet top experts in pediatric rheumatology and related health care, scientific research, educational rights, psychology, access to care and more.