Pediatric Lymphedema is typically primary lymphedema and it may be difficult to get an accurate diagnosis. Many patients struggle to get a correct diagnosis, children must rely on the adults in their life to find a knowledgeable healthcare provider to diagnose and prescribe treatment for their child.
Brylan’s Feat Foundation
Brylan’s Feat Foundation was started by Brittany Williams in honor of her daughter Brylan who was diagnosed with lymphedema when she was 1 month old. The foundation has grown tremendously over the years and Brittany met Betty Westbrook who is a certified lymphedema therapist and the founder of Camp Watchme, a summer camp experience for children with lymphedema.
Camp Watchme is the first and only summer camp in North America for children with lymphedema. Each child is encouraged to bring a parent or caregiver to join them. Camp Watchme allows children to have the quintessential summer camp experience, meet other children with the same disease as them, learn more about lymphedema, and receive treatment from certified lymphedema therapists. Parents receive invaluable education and emotional support through group sessions and get to see their children thrive.
Camp Watchme 2023
Camp Watchme 2023 will be held at the YMCA of the Rockies at Snow Mountain Ranch, CO.
- Session 1 (1st time participants): July 9th-13th, 2023 - Apply for waitlist!
- Session 2 (2nd time participants): July 12th-16th, 2023 - Register now! (closes 4/1/23)
- Session 3 (3rd time participants): July 16th-20th, 2023 - Register now! (closes 4/1/23)
- Volunteer Opportunities – Apply Here.
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