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Youth Events

Miles for Migraine Youth Day Camps are for teens with chronic migraine and their parents. Youth Camps are designed to build community, empower teens with new ways to cope with their illness, and provide families with the most current medical information.

  • Informative camp leaders who specialize in adolescent headache disorders
  • Fosters new friendships among youth who are often isolated due to their headaches
  • Programs include relaxation, self-regulation, guided imagery, biofeedback, yoga, art sessions, and separate teen and parent discussion groups
A group of teens showing their work

Youth Camps are single day events that take place throughout the year. The camp is ongoing throughout the year. We hold an educational youth camp day for families 1-2 times/year, and social events the remainder of the year. Teens not only have the opportunity to interact with others impacted by migraine disease, but also learn about advocacy and how to create more awareness in their communities. Parents and caregivers who are also impacted by this disease, are welcome at all events. You will have the opportunity to learn, feel supported, and receive respite care in this ongoing community.

A study about our Youth Camps "Improving the Patient Experience With Migraine Camp, a One‐Day Group Intervention for Adolescents With Chronic Headache and Their Parents" was published in Headache Journal.

For more information about Youth Day Camps, contact Haley Mankin at Haley@milesformigraine.org.

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Thanks to Our Youth Camp Sponsors!

The Miles for Migraine Youth Day Camp was made possible by the support of Dr. Amy Gelfand from UCSF Headache Center and Dr. Christina Szperka from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 
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