Programs and Events for Rheumatology Patients

Below is a list of events and programs for children diagnosed with rheumatic diseases and their families. Check back for updates.

Walk to Cure Arthritis

June 4, 2016 - South Side

We formed a team for Walk to Cure Arthritis to help the more than 52 million people who live with arthritis and the families who support them.

Join our team, CHP Walk and Rollers, to help fund arthritis research, education, and community programs, and to get us closer to a cure for the millions who suffer from this debilitating disease, including 300,000 children.

PA Advocacy and Access Day

June 29, 2016

The Arthritis Foundation Advocacy and Access Day at the state capitol attracts advocates from across the state to join together to raise arthritis awareness among the Commonwealth's lawmakers. An issue briefing kicks off the morning, followed by legislative visits with state representatives, senators and staff.

Camp JRA

July 17 - 22, 2016

Camp Juveniles Reaching Achievement (JRA) is designed to provide quality care, fun activities and opportunities for personal growth, independent functioning and development of leadership skills for children with arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.

Jingle Bell Run

December 3, 2016 - Art Rooney Avenue

The Jingle Bell Run/Walk is one of the most spirited fun runs in the nation! The Jingle Bell Run is a fun and festive holiday theme 5K and even better, funds raised benefit arthritis research! Get in the spirit on race day by wearing holiday themed costumes and tying jingle bells to your running shoes.

Regional JA Activities

Camp Recreation Unlimited Spring Family Camp
April 8 - 10, 2016
Ashley, Ohio

JA Family Day - Cincinnati
April 30, 2016 
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Huntington Museum of Art, Kids Art
May 14, 2016
Huntington, WV

JA Family Day - Columbus
May 14, 2016
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Powell, Ohio

Camp Wekandu at Camp Joy
June 12 - 17, 2016
Clarksville, Ohio

FestivAll Kids Fair
June 25 - 26, 2016
Charleston, WV

Flying Horse Farms
July 9 - 14, 2016
Mt. Gilead, Ohio

Camp Dakota at Lions Bear Lake Camp
July 31 - August 5, 2016
Lapear, MI

Annie W. & Elizabeth M. Anderson Fall Family Camp
October 1 - 2, 2016
Clarksville, Ohio