Prisma Health offers Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp™ for stroke survivors and caregivers

March 27, 2024

Celebrating 20 Years of Stroke Camp

Prisma Health is extending an invitation to stroke survivors and caregivers to register for the “Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp™,” Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28, at the picturesque Gravatt Camp and Conference Center in Aiken, South Carolina. The cost of participation is $150 per person, covering meals and lodging throughout the weekend. Scholarships are available through the United Stroke Alliance.

Tailored to offer families a weekend of refreshment alongside other survivors and caregivers, Stroke Camp celebrates its 20th year with this year’s theme, “Magical Memories.” Attendees can expect a diverse array of activities thoughtfully curated to meet their needs. From engaging games and crafts to enlightening educational sessions and discussions, this retreat offers a holistic experience aimed at fostering connections, rejuvenating spirits, and creating lasting memories.

“This year’s retreat marks a significant milestone as we commemorate two decades of Stroke Camp, and what better way to celebrate than by creating magical memories together,” said Shannon Sternberg, Director of Prisma Health’s stroke program. “We’re excited to welcome both new and returning attendees for a weekend filled with laughter, learning, and the opportunity to forge new friendships.”

Participants can anticipate an enriching program that includes:

  • Engaging games and crafts to spark creativity and enjoyment
  • Educational sessions and discussions to empower and inform
  • Opportunities to make new friends and savor delicious meal
  • Pampering activities and a plethora of fun-filled surprises

As a leader in stroke care, Prisma Health boasts a dedicated team of stroke experts, including vascular neurologists, neurocritical care doctors, neurosurgeons, and emergency medicine doctors, available 24/7 to provide care when every second counts. Prisma Health also holds the most certified Stroke Centers in South Carolina, including two Comprehensive Stroke Centers at Greenville Memorial Hospital and Richland Hospital , and Primary Stroke Centers at Baptist HospitalBaptist Easley HospitalGreer Memorial HospitalHillcrest HospitalLaurens County Hospital and Oconee Memorial HospitalBaptist Parkridge Hospital is an Acute Stroke Ready certified hospital.

Prisma Health is partnering with the United Stroke Alliance to offer scholarships so that there is not a barrier to attending camp. “We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the warmth and camaraderie of Stroke Camp, regardless of financial constraints,” emphasized Sternberg.

To register, visit Prisma Health Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp 2024 or call 309-688-5450. For those who require financial assistance with registration fees, please notify registration assistant.


About Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp™

Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp™ is a division of the United Stroke Alliance dedicated to providing supportive and transformative retreat experiences for stroke survivors and their caregivers. With a focus on empowerment, education, and community-building, Stroke Camp offers a unique opportunity for individuals affected by stroke to come together, share experiences, and build lasting connections.


About Prima Health

Prisma Health is a private nonprofit health company and the largest health care organization in South Carolina. The company has 29,309 team members, 18 acute and specialty hospitals, 2,827 licensed beds, 305 practice sites, and more than 5,400 employed and independent clinicians across its clinically integrated inVio Health Network. Along with this innovative network, Prisma Health serves almost 1.5 million unique patients annually in its 21-county market area that covers 50% of South Carolina. Connect with Prisma Health on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and  Twitter/X. Visit