Roanoke

Make a Fresh Start-Quit Smoking Today

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm
Where 
New Horizons Healthcare-Lee Center | 3716 Melrose Ave | Roanoke

Getting Ready: Quitting Tips

This educational session is geared for you, if you would like to quit smoking within the coming year.  This program is also for people who want to help support the potential quitters.

 

Registration is required by calling Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482

When is it More Than a Bump on the Head?

When 
Monday 6:00 pm
Where 
Second Presbyterian Church | 214 Mountain Ave SW | Roanoke

A Free Seminar on Childhood Head Injuries

Protecting your kids is a round-the-clock priority.  And as a parent, you want to do everything you can to guard them from head injuries - the cause of 80 percent of pediatric trauma cases.

This free seminar is aimed at helping parents understand the broad range of head trauma injuries and how to prevent them.  By learning specific ways to protect your kids, you can help keep them safe and healthy as possible.

Registration is required by calling Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Camp Too Sweet

When 
Monday 9:00 am to Friday 5:00 pm

JUNE 16 - 20, 2014 (AGES 8 - 16)

Camp Too Sweet is a five-day, four-night, traditional camp for children and teens living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The week is filled iwth fun and adventure, while helping children accept diabetes as a part of daily living.

Great counselors, supported by licensed health professionals, provide an unforgettable week filled with group games, nature, crafts, music and singing, campfires, swimming, low-ropes group challenges, creek exploration, hiking trails, polar bear swims, night activities, and educational sessions on diabetes care. Plus, campers who are junior high age and older get a chance to experience the high-ropes course! All campers will enjoy a day of adventure tubing on the James River (see tubing description).

The medical team monitors campers’ diabetes care 24 hours a day, and the camp provides delicious and healthy meals and daily snacks. Camp Too Sweet is a memorable week of fun, adventure, and healthy living. The children are sure to develop lasting friendships.

River Tubing Description

It’s the best new way to beat the summer heat! Campers will enjoy a fun and relaxing day of river tubing on the beautiful and historic James River, just six miles from Camp Bethel. Let the river do the work as we ride the gentle current through gorgeous scenery over riffles and mini-rapids while keeping cool — splashing, swimming, and playing. Get creative with your float style or team up with your counselors and new friends to build an ultimate tube-blob-flotilla!

All tubes, personal flotation devices, and leadership included.

Rated: easy.

Cost: $380 per camper

Cost includes a $25 non-refundable application fee due at time of registration. Space is limited and financial assistance is available to qualified applicants.

Registration deadline: May 10

For more information or to register for Camp Too Sweet, call 540-224-4360 or 866-767-4745, or visit CarilionClinic.org/camptoosweet

 

Baby Basics Moms' Club

When 
Monday 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Adolescent & Student Health Services Conf. Room | 902 S Jefferson Street | Roanoke

Breastfeeding & Old Wives Tales

Come meet and talk with other new moms-to-be at the Baby Basics Moms’ Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you’re expecting.  It’s a fun, informative, and free program you can attend as often as you like. You are more than welcome to bring a family member or friend with you.

No need to register--just show up!

For more information: Call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482.

**Please note that this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class, which covers more comprehensive information.

**Inclement Weather: We follow the Roanoke County School schedule - the Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal or are closed.

Baby Basics Moms' Club

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Adolescent & Student Health Services Conf. Room | 902 S Jefferson Street | Roanoke

Eating For Two: Facts & Myths

Come meet and talk with other new moms-to-be at the Baby Basics Moms’ Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you’re expecting.  It’s a fun, informative, and free program you can attend as often as you like. You are more than welcome to bring a family member or friend with you.

No need to register--just show up!

For more information: Call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482.

**Please note that this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class, which covers more comprehensive information.

**Inclement Weather: We follow the Roanoke County School schedule - the Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal or are closed.

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