Canadian camp offers safe environment for children with pacemakers

06/22/2010 | Toronto Star, The

Canada's Camp Oki is the country's first summer camp to cater to children who have pacemakers. Round-the-clock medical care provides a safe setting that allows campers to participate in such activities as canoeing, swimming, and other water and land sports alongside others with similar conditions. "This is a weird thing to have. It's most often associated with older people. So it was good to see people my age dealing with the same thing," one former camper said.

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