About UNC Children’s

UNC Children’s promotes the health of all children through compassionate family-centered care, tireless advocacy, scientific discovery, and education of future leaders.

As a top-tier academic medical center, UNC Children’s combines clinical care, patient advocacy, cutting edge research, and education to protect the health of children throughout North Carolina and the world. We provide care and support to our families no matter how critical or rare a young patient’s health challenges might be. And of course, we provide this comprehensive care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. UNC Children’s offers complete inpatient and outpatient care at our state-of-the-art clinical home, N.C. Children’s Hospital, a part of UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. We also bring leading-edge care “closer to home” with more than two dozen satellite outpatient clinics, located throughout North Carolina.

N.C. Children’s Hospital has 160 hospital beds:

  • 74-bed inpatient unit
  • 8-bed children’s intermediate care center
  • 48-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) • 10-bed Level III NICU
  • 20-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
NC Children's Hospital

2021 By The Numbers:

  • 160 hospital beds
  • 915 annual transport missions
  • 120,000 patients served
  • 12,000 annual inpatient visits
  • 14,000 annual emergency visits

Other Children’s Hospital features:

  • The Triangle’s only Level I pediatric trauma center (one of only 41 in the nation)
  • State-accredited Hospital School for grades K-12
  • Places for patient-family recreation and respite, including a play atrium, teen lounge, and outdoor terrace
  • 8-bed short stay unit for children requiring less than 24 hours of inpatient care
  • Largest surgical space dedicated exclusively to pediatric patients anywhere in North Carolina

To learn more about the UNC Children’s and the N.C. Children’s Hospital, visit:  http://www.uncchildrens.org/uncmc/unc-childrens/

About Troop 39

Troop 39—since 1912! Scouts BSA Troop 39 is one of the oldest continuously chartered Scout Troops in the United States.   Troop 39’s mission is to prepare youth to be well-rounded individuals with an awareness of leadership discipline, service and study. In its first 106 years, over 1,500 young men and have been members of Troop 39 and in 2019, Scouts BSA Troop 39 opened its doors to welcome young women into its thriving program.  Hundreds of Scouts from Troop 39 have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, contributing thousands of service hours to projects benefiting our community.

 Troop 39 places a strong emphasis on community service.  All Troop 39 scouts play a role in making Touch A Truck a great community event and fundraiser for the NC Children’s Hospital and the Troop.   Throughout the year, Troop 39 scouts participate in numerous community service activities with many scouts earning the President’s Volunteer Service Award annually.  Troop 39 contributes thousands of hours of community service each year.

If you would like to find out more about Troop 39 or are interested in joining the Troop, please go to the Troop 39 website at http://www.troop39nc.org.