What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

WESTCHESTER CAMP CATERS TO GLUTEN INTOLERANT CAMPERS

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Westchester County
by Kara Faulk

Related: sleepaway camps for gluten intolerant camper, gluten-free kitchen at westchester camp, camps for kids with celiac,



Get More Info
Simply enter your email address at the bottom to get in touch.

Camp Eagle Hill, a sleepaway camp for children located in Elizaville, NY, recently introduced its gluten-free kitchen. The new kitchen, which will serve all the same foods as the regular kitchen only gluten-free, was implemented to keep campers from feeling separated. 
campers having fun

“We help children to understand and appreciate the value of friendships gained through living together and sharing in our camp community,” says Jesse Scherer, director of Columbia County’s Camp Eagle Hill, whose winter offices are in Scarsdale. This camp season, Scherer is going the extra mile to cater to each camper, quite literally, with a separate kitchen for gluten-free meal preparation that will serve to accommodate campers diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten allergies.

Last year, more than 12 campers benefited from the new gluten-free kitchen. “The best way to assure parents that their children would be receiving a gluten-free menu was to create an entirely separate kitchen. Our main goal is to cater to the needs of those campers and staff in need of this type of diet with a facility that would provide a worry-free summer experience,” Scherer says.

The gluten-free menu will include the same food choices offered to the general camp community with a salad bar, side dishes, main courses, snacks, and desserts, all sans gluten. “That feeling of separation from others based on the need to eat different foods at camp is eliminated,” Scherer says. “This is a great thing.”   


Send Me More Info

Enter the code: 5302                   
Please send me NYMetroParents weekend highlights newsletter.

More Local News - Westchester County Articles

Customizable Dessert Shop Opens in Larchmont
Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship Finds New Home in Bedford
New Community Living Program for Adults with Autism to Launch in Westchester
Landmark Preschool to Open Bedford Location in Fall
Emelin Theatre's Dance Series Returns with New Performances

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Westchester County Sponsors

Gamin' Ride

914-458-2863
...

Bartlett Tree Experts
2240 Saw Mill River Rd
Elmsford, NY
1-877-227-8538
Bartlett Tree Experts was founded in 1907 by Franc...

Falco Lawn Sprinkler
30 S Manor Drive
White Plains, NY
914-287-2049
Falco Lawn Sprinklers Inc. is a family owned and o...

Marc A. Mirabella
580 White Plains Road, Suite 205
Tarrytown, NY
914-460-1222
How will you save for higher education! College c...

Golden Touch Soccer
1333A North Ave, Box 202
New Rochelle, NY
914-654-9297
Golden Touch Soccer has been serving the Tri-State...
See Our Local News - Westchester County Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2015 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE