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Information on  UBPN Camp 2021!!!
 
Location: YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, Colorado
Dates: July 23 - 26, 2021
Registration starts: June 1, 2020
 

Here are some videos to see the majestic location One and Two and finally here is a picture of the camp from an aerial view

Raising money for Camp UBPN through the Facebook interface is Easy and Facebook takes none of the donations! 

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or any information about our next camp in 2021 ;)

 

CAMP 2021 FUNDRAISING GOALS

- $40,000 - Injured Registers for Camp PAID FOR

- $85,000 - Each family registered will receive a camp credit

- $130,000 - Everyone registered for camp will be funded!!

 

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Camp UBPN 2021

REGISTRATION 

  

PLEASE READ ALL BEFORE REGISTERING!!!
 
UBPN CAMP 2021 is a family camp for all of those affected by brachial plexus injuries (adults and children). Speaker sessions include discussions with brachial plexus specialists and therapists, round table discussions for the injured, parents, and siblings, group and individual activities including rock wall climbing, swimming, water activities, archery, and much much more!

EVERYONE UNDER 18 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT!!! This is not a camp that you send your child to for the weekend without you!!

Lodging is hotel style. Rooms sleep from 2 to 5 people (we have access to a couple of rooms that can sleep 6).   You will be placed in a room that best fits the size of your family.
THERE ARE NO AC'S IN ANY OF THE ROOMS!!  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!  YMCA of the Rockies is in the mountains and AC's are not needed. MAXIMUM OF 5 PER ROOM BASED ON YMCA GUIDELINES!!!  

THERE WILL BE A $75 NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE APPLIED TO EACH ROOM!!!  If your family size requires more than one room, or if you choose more than one room you will have to pay the non-refundable $75 per room registration fee on each room.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you register, and then cancel before January 31, 2021, you can  
get what you have paid minus the $75 non-refundable registration fee.

If you cancel before March 31, 2021, you can get 50% of what you have paid for camp not including the $75 non-refundable registration fee.

If you cancel after March 31, 2021, you will forfeit all monies paid. You can transfer your spot to another family.

COVID-19: If the State of Colorado was to have large gathering restrictions in place at the time of camp and camp had to be canceled as a whole, you will receive all monies paid minus the $75 NON-REFUNDABLE FEE.  This is used to pay the credit card processing fees, tshirts, bags, programs, and all the expenses.

Any questions, contact Kimberly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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The United Brachial Plexus Network (UBPN) is a registered non-profit 501(c)3 organization devoted to providing information, support and leadership for families and those concerned with brachial plexus injuries worldwide. Available resources include: Our extensive website; Online registry, various outreach and awareness programs, and Outreach, our in-depth publication.

Our Mission Statement
The United Brachial Plexus Network strives to inform, support, and unite families and those concerned with brachial plexus injuries, its treatment and prevention worldwide.

Our Shared Vision

  • Increase AWARENESS of and work towards the PREVENTION of brachial plexus injuries.
  • Provide SUPPORT for families and individuals affected by brachial plexus injuries.
  • EDUCATE medical and legal professionals, politicians and the general public on the issues surrounding this disability.
  • Create and maintain a NETWORK of information and support that will UNITE all those concerned with this injury worldwide.

Articles of Incorporation are available on the Ohio Secretary of State website database along with information about our incorporation.

Awareness Program

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The Awareness Program of UBPN is dedicated to "bringing brachial plexus injuries to light." The main goals of this program are as follows:

  • To increase awareness of brachial plexus injuries among the public at large;
  • To increase the participation and involvement of the Medical Community in the annual Awareness Week event;
  • To increase the participation and involvement of the brachial plexus communities throughout the nation in the annual Awareness Week event, so that more state proclamations are requested and processed.
  • To make a sincere and conscious effort to reach new families, individuals affected by brachial plexus injuries and families with newborns, so that they may become aware of our support and informational network;
  • To enhance our community involvement and sense of belonging.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CAMP UBPN

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Camp UBPN 2019Camp UBPN 2019 will be held at the Silver Bay YMCA Conference and family retreat center on the shores of Lake George in Silver Bay, NY June 27 2019-June 30-2019.  Stay tuned for additional details


Professional Liaison

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The Professional Liaison Program of UBPN strives to establish and maintain open communication between those with a professional interest in brachial plexus injuries and our community. The Professional Liaison Program supports professional endeavors that are of benefit to our community. The four main objectives of this program include:

  • Create and maintain a Professional Online Registry. Registry listings include Medical, Therapy, Legal and Other;
  • Create opportunities for professionals to communicate directly with our community. (Online, in person and in print.);

 


 

Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury Support Team

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The Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury Support Team of UBPN welcomes new members to our community who have experienced an Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury. The Team responds to initial overtures (phone calls, emails, letters, and in person) to UBPN from people seeking information and support. The overall goals of this Program are to direct people to the appropriate resources regarding their concerns and ensure that newcomers feel warmly welcomed and supported in our community. We have online pamphlets that can be printed and used as resources.

 


 

 Medical Alert Contact

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UBPN is pleased to announce that through a special grant from The MedicAlert Foundation they are able to provide sponsored (free) memberships to all children under the age of 18. Adults with financial need should send a completed application as well as a letter stating financial need. You may pick only one basic stainless steel emblem.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for and application and a cover letter to be sent with your application to Medic Alert Foundation. 
 
Kindly use the subject Medic Alert in your email requesting application forms and cover letter from UBPN.  Info click here
 

Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury Support Team

Co-Chairs:

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The Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury Support Team of UBPN welcomes new members to our community whom have experienced a Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury. The Team responds to initial overtures (phone calls, emails, letters, and in person) to UBPN from people seeking information and support. The overall goals of this Program are to direct people to the appropriate resources regarding their concerns, and ensure that newcomers feel warmly welcomed and supported in our community. The Open Arms Program works closely with the Within Reach Program and the Outreach Program to maintain a network of caring community members providing accurate and helpful information to those in need.


UBPN Outreach

Outreach Magazine Chair, Editor and Designer: Courtney B. Widzinski, Amy Johnson


The Outreach Program of UBPN is charged with communicating current knowledge of brachial plexus injuries and the ongoing efforts of UBPN to our audiences. These audiences include but are not limited to: the general public, media, and the brachial plexus injury community. Our tools include our publications and informational materials as well as our website and online resources. The over-riding goal of the committee is to provide a reliable source of credible communication for our brachial plexus community as well as the general public.

 


Prevention Program

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The Brachial Plexus Injury Prevention Program of UBPN advocates for the wellness and safety of all newborns during the delivery process. Through our coordinated efforts to inform, educate, and empower families, medical professionals, educational personnel, insurance providers, politicians, and others, we strive to promote a model of prevention that will reduce the incidence of preventable brachial plexus injuries.

  • The goals of the Prevention Program are to:
  • Create a reference/resource folder & library;
  • Create and solidify a model of bpi prevention;
  • Educate, inform and empower expecting and potential parents regarding birthing positions and their direct impact on the prevention of brachial plexus birth injuries;
  • Educate and inform the medical community so that they become cognizant of the effectiveness of utilizing alternative birthing positions to prevent or relieve shoulder dystocia;
  • Educate and inform medical malpractice insurance companies on how to reduce their liability by preventing brachial plexus injuries;
  • Educate and inform public policymakers/politicians;
  • Petition the CDC to track the occurrence of brachial plexus birth injuries.

 


 Looking to start a support group in your area?

Click here please find a PDF file that may help guide you towards starting a local support group

 

UBPN is a completely volunteer-run organization. As such, we need many volunteers to help us spread the word about brachial plexus injuries. Any and all skills are needed but here is a list of skills that would be of great value to UBPN:

fundraisers

journalists/technical writers

public relations and/or media relations professionals

graphic and/or web designers and Joomla programmers

SEO/Adwords experience

accountants or financial professionals

 

If you are interested in volunteering or assisting us in any way, Please fill-out the volunteer survey here and please email our volunteer coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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  • Address: 32 William Road Reading, MA 01867
  • Phone: 781-315-6161
  • Website: ubpn.org
  • Email: info@ubpn.org