Camp Super Kids

A Camp for Kids with Asthma

Camp Super Kids Weekend Retreat in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
June 17 and 18

Camp Super Kids is a summer camp specially designed for children ages 7 to 17 with asthma. Campers get the classic camp experience while learning how to better manage their condition. This camp is limited to 30 campers.

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Our Medically Trained Team

You can rest easy knowing your child is having fun while never being far from the care they need.

Our team includes doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, counselors and program leaders. We provide medical supervision 24 hours a day.

COVID-19 Vaccination Required

All Camp Super Kids campers and team members are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

How to Register

Registration for 2022’s Camp Super Kids has now closed.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Tristan Hargens, our camp coordinator. Contact him at (605) 328-7157 or tristan.hargens@sanfordhealth.org.

Sanford Sports Complex
2210 W. Pentagon Place
Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Daytime: (605) 328-7157

After Hours: (605) 328-0088

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who’s eligible to attend Camp Super Kids? What do parents need to do?

All children ages 7 to 17 who have seasonal, moderate or severe asthma are eligible for Camp Super Kids.

After a camper is deemed eligible, they must have the following submitted before the communicated deadlines:

  • A camper registration form
  • A physical exam by a licensed provider within a year of the camp’s starting date
  • A physician report signed by the licensed provider giving the physical exam
  • Payments for all camp fees

Where is Camp Super Kids located?

For Camp Super Kids 2022, the camp will take place right here in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at the Sanford Sports Complex. Join us on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18.

Who’s on the Camp Super Kids team?

Camp Super Kids is led by a team of medical and programming specialists who demonstrate responsibility, compassion, accountability and maturity. We also screen our team members through applications, interviews and background checks.

We keep our staff to camper ratio to around 1:8.

All our programs are staffed by trained and licensed medical professionals. Our medical team includes a medical director, camp nurses and respiratory therapists.

Our medical staff to camper ratio is about 1:15.

What will campers do at camp?

Each day at Camp Super Kids is filled with activities, including swimming, kayaking, sailing, all-camp games, arts and crafts and more. We also offer educational sessions to teach campers how to better manage their asthma.

Food is provided. If your child has food allergies, please bring food in clearly labeled containers to supplement their meals with safe alternatives. Camp Super Kids is peanut- and shellfish-free.

What should campers bring to camp?

Campers should bring everything they need for a full week of overnight camping.

We recommend bringing hygiene products, clothing, swimwear, towels, bedding, a pillow and all of their medical equipment and medications. We ask that campers bring medications in the original bottles they received them in from their doctor or pharmacist.

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How can families stay in touch with their campers?

We understand it may be difficult for parents and campers to be away from each other, especially if this is a camper’s first time away from home. We recommend parents and guardians write letters to their campers. This helps campers stay excited about camp and decreases their chances of homesickness.

From experience, we know that one of the best ways to manage homesickness is to prohibit cell phones at camp. No cell phones are allowed at camp.

If there are any concerns or emergencies at camp, our team will reach out to the contact we have on file as soon as possible. If families need to communicate with their camper, they can call our camp coordinator at (605) 328-7157.

We don’t allow visitors at camp except during emergencies. In such cases, parents or guardians must contact our camp coordinator before their arrival.