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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Summer Camp For Kids WIth A Unique Connection

GOOD 4 UTAH | Don Hudson

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 UTAH) There are all kinds of camps that go on in Utah during the summer. And includes a really unique on up at Camp Kostopulos in Salt Lake City. The camp, which is known to provide opportunities for those with disabilities host a camp called Transplant Week.

Summer Camp in Utah. Often it involves water and a lot of laughter. This camp, which was in the middle of canoeing day on Little Dell on Wednesday, is no exception. However, there is one big difference. You see, at this camp every single participant has had an organ transplant.

12-year-old Emma Watson had a got a new liver when she was six-years-old. "I was four months in the hospital." "But I went back and forth for like two years." The Salt Lake City girl has been coming to Camp Kostopulos Transplant Week now for three years. "Why do you come to camp? I just feel comfortable to like relate stories to other people." "Like two years ago, I was talking to a girl and we figured out we had the same nurse." Continue reading
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