Camp Details

In partnership with The First Tee of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky and the Congenital Heart Alliance of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute patients are eligible to be considered for FREE summer golf camp. Participants who are accepted into this free camp will attend a 3-day SCRATCHgolf camp followed by The First Tee program for seven weeks.

Golf Camp is open to Congenital Heart Disease patients and Center for Better Health and Nutrition patients, ages 7-14. Consideration for admittance to camp is based upon review from our medical staff.

Participants must commit to a 3-day SCRATCHgolf camp. The 3-day camp takes place at Reeves Golf Course.

  • 10am-12pm for new campers.
  • 1pm-3pm for returning campers.

All participants will also commit to the fall session of the First Tee Program which meets once a week for seven weeks following the 3-day SCRATCH camp (First Tee dates to be confirmed). Days, times and locations vary by age. Participants may select their preferred location during registration. For details on location and full schedule, click here.

Registration

New and returning participants will register for the First Tee program through The First Tee of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky directly.

For questions or more information, please contact Jeanne Siegel at jeanne@thefirstteegcnky.org or 513-988-7226 Ext. 1.

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Incentives

All new participants will receive:

  • A full set of junior golf clubs

All participants (returning and new) will receive:

  • A logo golf shirt
  • A logo golf hat
  • And more!

To receive the incentives, participants must be present for the length of the 3-day SCRATCHgolf camp and for at least six of the seven First Tee PLAYer classes.

Locations

Considerations

  • Consideration for admittance is based upon review from our medical staff.
  • Participants must be present for the length of the 3-day SCRATCHgolf camp and for at least six of the seven First Tee PLAYer classes to receive incentives.
  • Transportation to and from camp will not be provided.

About the Congenital Heart Alliance of Cincinnati

The efforts of the Congenital Heart Alliance of Cincinnati are aimed primarily on supporting clinical, translational and basic investigations intended to advance pediatric cardiovascular medicine. The SCRATCHgolf camp mission is to help congenital heart defect kids and children identified as at risk for future heart disease socially, mentally and physically through golf. The goal is to meet new friends, take a mental break from medical issues and learn some important life lessons through golf.  

About The First Tee of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

The First Tee is a nationally recognized non-profit youth development program that uses golf as a platform to help teach kids important character-building life skills, core values and healthy habits which they can use throughout their lives on and off the golf course.