Ticker Talk

Tuesday, January 11 – 6:30-7:30 pm (CT) on Zoom
Heart Smarts: Create your own heart story

Have you ever been asked about your heart condition but are unsure how to explain?  You’re not alone!  Join us for “Heart Smarts” as we learn about heart anatomy and function, along with what makes your heart special.  Hang out with some of Odayin’s camp cardiologists and nurses who are ready to geek out with all they know about CHD to boost your confidence and help you take charge of conversations about your heart condition.

The January 11th Ticker Talk recording will be posted soon!


I just wanted to give you guys a huge shout-out!  My son, age 9, attended his first Ticker Talk last week and he loved it!  It was so exciting hearing him tell us all about the Zoom meeting and describe [what he learned about] his defect to us. It hadn’t dawned on me that we have never explained the specifics of Tetralogy of Fallot with him!!  Keep doing what you’re doing – it matters to these precious heart kiddos and families!”   – Parent of a first-time Ticker Talk participant

Ticker Talk is a free, online Camp Odayin meet up for heart kids in grades 1-12.  Our hour together is a mini camp experience, full of campy-fun and interactive trivia, games, speakers and more.  This virtual jamboree is even complete with party favors!  All participants receive a package of treats mailed to their house after attending, and one lucky raffle winner receives a $50 Amazon gift card.  There’s no cost to participate, but registration is required in order to receive access information to join the party on Zoom.  Ticker Talk gatherings are hosted on Zoom every other month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM (Central Time) during the school year.

Parents and/or campers are encouraged to email info@campodayin.org if you would like assistance with accessing a device or reliable wifi in order to attend Ticker Talk.

Upcoming Ticker Talks

Ticker Talks occur from 6:30-7:30 pm Central Time.  Participants must register in advance to receive an email with Zoom access information.

  • Tuesday, January 11 – Heart Smarts: Create your own heart story
  • Thursday, March 3 – Nummy Nutrition: Heart snacking made FUN
  • Wednesday, May 11 – Awesomely Active: Get energized with your heart friends

Past Ticker Talk Fun

View the fun and educational content shared during previous Ticker Talk gatherings!

Monday, November 1 – Brain Boost… your emotions are your superpower

June 1, 2021 – Hearts and Hospitals… we can do hard things!

April 20, 2021 – Well-Being and Self Care… you gotta nourish to flourish!

February 2, 2021 – Conversation Hearts… let’s talk heart smarts!

December 8, 2020 – Jingle & Mingle… shake your snowy tail! 

October 27, 2020 – Trivia, Tricks & Treats: Healthy treats to make your ticker happy

Presenting Sponsor

Ticker Talk is made possible thanks to the support of the global healthcare company Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund.

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