2018 DCC Kids Room

The debra Care Conference Kids Room is a special place where kids with EB and their siblings can laugh, learn, and play together. Kids Room will be open and available during the conference’s General Session times.

Kids Room Basics

  • ALL children must be pre-registered to participate in the Kids Room. Parents or guardians must complete a registration form prior to the conference
  • DCC Kids RoomThe Kids Room is a designated play area for children that offers activity tables, toys, board games, movies, and special guests throughout the span of the conference
  • All Kids Room & related activities are free, and included as part of your all-inclusive registration package at the DCC
  • Open hours run concurrently with the General Session hours, during each full conference day (July 23rd, 24th & 25th). Closed for meals and family social activities
  • Light snacks (juice boxes, EB-friendly snacks, etc.) may be provided
  • Supervision provided by debra of America staff and volunteers; check-in/check-out system & age restrictions apply

Ages & Supervision Policy

We adhere strictly to our supervision policy, outlined below. These policies are enforced to ensure your child’s safety and well-being at the conference. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

  • Children Under 6: All children under 6 years of age must be accompanied by an adult caregiver at all times while in the Kids Room. An adult caregiver is over the age of 18 years old.
    • This policy will be strictly enforced to ensure the safety of the child under 6 years of age and the other children in the Kids Room.
  • Children ages 6-13: Children 6 and over may be dropped-off by an adult caregiver at the Kids Room and participate in all activities under the supervision of debra staff and volunteers.
    • Children will not be permitted to leave the room with any individual other than their guardian or an adult authorized on the pre-registration form. Guardian’s must be available to be reached while their child is with us in the Kids Room in case of an emergency.

ALL children entering and exiting the Kids Room will be signed-in and signed-out, regardless of age. Please note, bathrooms are located in close proximity to the Kids Room. Children will be escorted to the bathroom by a monitor. No child will be personally assisted in the bathroom.

Sign-up Now!

Please read the following before registering:

I, the parent/guardian, hereby represent that I am 18 years or older and that I am authorized to grant permission on behalf of the participant(s) under my guardianship. I agree to assume full responsibility for the acts, negligence or omissions of said participant.

It is the responsibility of the parent to read and adhere to all guidelines and age restrictions. All children who are under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver at all times.  In the event the age guidelines are not followed, a parent may be asked to stay or the child may be dismissed from the activity.

By registering for this program, I hereby give permission for medical professionals to provide emergency services to my child(ren) if necessary and agree to hold debra of America, staff, and their volunteers harmless of any said illness, injury, or disease.

It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to inform staff of allergies prior to the conference.

By registering for this program, I further understand and agree that my child(ren) will abide by the general rules of conduct and that violations may result in denial of future privileges and  removal from the program activities.

I grant and convey to debra of America all right, title, and interests in any photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me, my likeness and my child(ren) made by debra of America in connection with my attendance at the debra Care Conference.

By clicking the button below, I agree to the above terms and conditions.

If you are currently at the DCC, please go to the Kids Room sign-in desk to sign your kids up if you have not already done so.

Teens!

All teens are welcome to sign up to volunteer and mentor in the Kids Room for all or part of the conference. Teens will report to debra of America staff in the Kids Room and be an integral part of helping the kids enjoy their time. Sample tasks may include helping children with special arts and crafts projects, reading to them, playing board games and more. Email dcc [at] debra [dot] org to sign up!

Entertainment

DCC Kids Room

We provide an array of activities, designated play areas, and free entertainment for children throughout the span of the conference during the time that general educational are open.
Past Kids Room entertainment has included:

  • Zoo Animal Visits
  • Wild & Wacky Science Shows
  • Performing Monkeys
  • Visiting Super Heroes
  • Theatrical Storytime

Kids Room Fundraiser

Want to help? We are fundraising through June 20 for three days of Kids Room fun! Find out more information here.

 


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