UPDATE: Behind the Scene: Cameron Mulder, The Clean Shaven Man.
In November, Cameron Mulder pledged to shave his trademark ‘stash’ if he could raise enough funds to send a kid to Camp Huronda. BScene, The Devil’s Bench and Cameron are pleased to announce he smashed his original goal of $835, and was able to raise $2200. This means he is able to send two local kids, Kendra and Zak, both 9, to camp this upcoming summer.
“I posted on Facebook that no one can really understands how much this means to me. Everyone’s like, ‘oh you’re doing such a nice thing for other people”. They maybe don’t realize they have done an amazing thing for me. I feel good helping others.”
– Cameron Mulder
At an event at the Devil’s Bench on Tuesday, December 22nd, Cameron had his moustache clipped by the two kids he’s sending to camp. The final touches were added by his Mom and he walked away a clean shaven man. Zak and Kendra were more then happy to take part, and are excited to be able to attend camp.
A little background about Cameron and Camp Huronda.
When Cameron Mulder was ten-years-old he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. He struggled with the diagnosis, but was assisted by his family and the Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation’s Diabetes Education Program. They Introduced him to D-Camps’ Camp Huronda, they specialize in coaching children with diabetes. There are doctors and dietitians on staff to help children cope with their condition, manage their insulin, and prepare special diets and meal plans. On top of all that, the staff endeavours to provide a wonderful camp experience, with things such as: horseback riding, craft making, archery, canoeing, kayaking, and more.
Submitted by: Joshua Wall
Photography: Wonderful Ida
For more information about the Brantford General Diabetes Education Program visit this link.
and for more information about Camp Huronda
To hear more of Cameron’s story check out episode 47 of The Devil’s Bench ‘s Benchcast where he was their special guest and received a surprise arranged by the hosts.