Corporate Kids Events, a Nationwide and International company that does conference childcare, teamed up with the National Hemophilia Foundation a non-profit organization, in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 6th- 8th for their popular Inhibitor Education Summits. Corporate Kids Events has done 50+ events for the National Hemophilia Foundation over the years. This year we are hosting NHF Programs in Seattle, Boston, Anaheim and Nebraska.
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), ‘is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research’ (NHF.org, 2019). The Inhibitor Educational Summits are two full days of educational sessions led by experts in the hematology, healthcare and other related fields. These meetings present a unique opportunity for learning, sharing and networking and are helpful to those with a bleeding disorder and their families.
Corporate Kids Events gave the opportunity for families to bring their children with them to this 3-day conference childcare event and enjoy their own side special kids camp with the theme of Superheros™ while the parents learned more about Hemophilia and blood disorders. The kids also had a educational session from the NHF staff about living with someone that has a blood disorder and what that means.
We prepared several activities for the kids including a “Kids Balloon Challenge” and “How to Deal with Bullying”, as well as multiple arts and craft projects, which the kids always really enjoy.
Corporate Kids hosted 45 children for this 3-day kids camp, managed by our own Drenette and Darren Smith, a husband a wife duo and 2 of our Senior Program Managers. “My favorite part of the event was watching the children bond with new friends while learning about their condition. There were some great teaching moments during this activity,” reports Drenette.
The Kids Balloon Challenge focused on team building and how to build a community of support with team work by having some blow up balloons, some tape balloons one to another and the building a tower. This activity is not only fun, but assists with social skills and working with a group to help complete a goal.
Another activity was teaching the kids how to deal with Bullies. The focus was on overcoming meanness with kindness as well as helping them be aware of their words and how it can make others feel. This activity included role-playing and demonstrations by our staff. It was informative and fun!
Scout, one of the campers mentioned “My favorite part of the conference was that I got to hang out with my friends while learning at the same time, so it made it like a fun learning environment.”
This NHF Inhibitor event in Indianapolis, Indiana was located at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis with 45 child attendees. You can learn more about the National Hemophilia Foundation by visiting their website (www.hemophilia.org).
We look forward to hosting many more events with NHF in the future! Thank you for your trust in Corporate Kids Events!
Corporate Kids Events, A.K.A. CKE, has been providing professional conference childcare since 1998. We run programs at conferences, conventions, and gatherings across the US and internationally. We are experts in managing large groups of children, and have extensive experience with a wide variety of program types. Learn more by visiting our website (www.conferencechildcare.com).