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“The Carolina Crew”

Hemophilia of South Carolina and Hemophilia of North Carolina annually provides a joint teen retreat for teen’s ages 13-18 years who are affected by a bleeding disorder or who have a parent or sibling with a bleeding disorder. Teens are encouraged to bring a friend. This event provides three to four days of fun and education. This event is completely free of charge and transportation to and from the camping location is included. Teen retreats are located in North and South Carolina and usually include approximately 40 participants. An educational component is included each year on topics related to independence, job and career preparation, advocacy training and bleeding disorders education. Activities have included indoor sky-diving, whitewater river rafting, zip-lines, climbing walls, swimming, hiking, low and high rope challenges and empowerment. Our programs are often facilitated by Pat “Big Dog” Torrey with the Leading Edge Program.

2018 HSC-HNC Teen Retreat Location

Camp Canaan
3111 Sand Island Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732


Thursday – Sunday, July 5-8, 2018


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Registration deadline: 2018 Information Coming Late Spring

This event is open for anyone ages 13-18 who has either a bleeding disorder or a sister, brother or parent with a bleeding disoder. You may also bring a friend or sibling!

Come spend a weekend with friends – new & old! We’re planning a terrific weekend full of fun activities and sessions that will challenge you, inform you, and inspire you. Share your interests, passion, and ideas about how you can make a difference for yourself and in our community. Our programs will include self-advocacy, learning to share your story, and how to use your voice! Hemophilia of South Carolina and Hemophilia of North Carolina are offering this program to teen members free of charge. This includes lodging, busing, all meals and activitie

Transportation by charter bus is available from South Carolina leaving from the Hemophilia Treatment Center at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital on Thursday, July 5th at 3:00pm, arriving around 5:00pm at Camp Canaan and returning to Palmetto Health Richland around 1:30pm on Sunday, July 8th.


Hemophilia of South Carolina and Hemophilia of North Carolina gratefully acknowledge the pledge of support from the following companies for the 2018 HSC-HNC Teen Retreat:

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