TORCH Teen Retreat

 In NYCHC Events, Teens / Young Adults

The 2021 TORCH Retreat will be held from Friday, August 13 to Sunday, August 15 at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), a short 2 hour drive from NYC in the Delaware Water Gap region.

This event will feature:

  • Hiking
  • Ropes Course
  • Orienteering
  • Team Building and Leadership Skills
  • Games
  • Canoeing
  • Campfires & S’Mores

TORCH (Teen Opportunities and Resources for Community Health) is NYCHC’s teen program for teens ages 13-18 within the Greater NYC bleeding disorders community. The goal of this retreat is to foster independence, self-advocacy, support, and accountability among teens, while also building future leaders in the bleeding disorders community.

Staff includes NYCHC staff, a nurse, young adult mentors, and chaperones in addition to PEEC’s onsite staff.

Cost and Registration

  • This program is free , however, spaces are limited.
  • This event is open only to teenagers with bleeding disorders (ages 13 -18) and their siblings living in their immediate household from the New York City tri state area.

Register Here

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