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GIG Annual Conference KIDs DAY CAMP


Event details

Gluten Intolerance Group®

Annual Education Conference

June 4 - 6, 2004

Double Tree Hotel-Lloyd Center

Portland, Oregon


This years conference welcomes health care professionals, adults and children

alike. The conference has plans for children of all ages. Teen Camp and Kids

Day Camp is open all three days of the conference. Parents can plan to attend

workshops and exhibits while their kids have supervised programs and

gluten-free snacks.

Activities planned for children and youth groups include games, crafts and

food activities (gluten-free bread dough ornaments, decorating gluten-free gingerbread and trick

or treating the exhibitors). Teen activities include a photo scavenger hunt,

Coffee Shop Talk, Restaurant tips, gluten-free make-over (girls and boys) - not just

about cosmetics and games. Saturday night includes a pizza party from 5:45 p.m. -

6:30 p.m. for all ages.

GIG Kids Day Camp will have two groups determined by age, children (5-8) and

Youth (9-12). The Teens group is for anyone ages 13-17. The schedule for GIG

Kids Day Camp is Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. with a lunch break from Noon -

1:15 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m. -8:30 p.m. with a lunch break from Noon - 1:15

p.m. and another break from (5:15 - 5:45 p.m.) to the Spaghetti and Movie. Sunday

is a shorter day, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with a lunch break (Noon - 1:15


The Kids Day Camp is designed to have children meet other children that are

dealing with the same lifestyle changes that come with Celiac Disease. With the

social interaction at the camp, they can see that they are not alone and gain

knowledge about the disease that - is for life. It will be a great weekend to

relax and know that everything they eat is safe. The full schedule and

brochure can be downloaded at www.gluten.net and click on Events or by calling GIG

at 206-246-6652. Registration and fees are described in the brochure with an

Early Bird discount available until May 1, 2004. Registrations with Visa or

MasterCard payments may be faxed to 206-246-6531.

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