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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by program name by accepting campers from anywhere in the United States (National) first, then alphabetical by state. Click on the program name for details.

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Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses  Cancer - All  Child with a parent or sibling who has or had cancer  

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
Aya Retreat for Teens A weekend getaway for teens diagnosed with cancer to come together and share their unique experiences and talk about their emotional, physical and social adjustments they have undergone. National New Mexico
BIG SKY KIDS - Camp Braveheart Week-long camp for children ages 5- 10 years old in any stage of cancer treatment, and their families. National
Montana
Montana
Big Sky Kids - Flight Camp Week long summer camp that provides flying lessons for young adults who are cancer survivors. National Montana
Big Sky Kids - Spring Fling Spring ski weekend for former Big Sky campers with cancer and their immediate family. National Montana
Blazer Program Program provides summer camps for teenagers (ages 15-17) diagnosed with medical needs. National
Virginia
Virginia
BRASS Camp Summer week-long camp for siblings of children with cancer. National
Maryland
Maryland
BRASS Weekend Offers a respite weekend program for siblings of cancer patients. National
Virginia
Virginia
Camp Alphie - Kids Camp Six-day summer camp for children who have or have had cancer and a sibling. National
Texas
Texas
Camp Alphie - Parents Camp Week-long summer camp for parents of children that have or have had cancer. National Texas
Camp Boggy Creek - Summer Camps Week-long summer camps designed for children with chronic or life threatening illnesses. Florida
National
Florida
Camp Catch A Rainbow - Leader-in-Training One week summer Leader-in-Training program for teens ages 16 to 17 years old who are being treated for cancer or who are in remission from cancer. National Michigan
Camp Catch A Rainbow - Young Campers Day Camp A one day program for children ages 4 to 6 years old who are being treated for or are in remission from cancer. National Michigan
Camp Fantastic Week-long camp for children who are currently receiving treatment for cancer, or who have received cancer-specific treatment. National
Virginia
Virginia
Camp Happy Times Week-long overnight camp for individuals ages 5-21 who have or have had cancer. National
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Camp Holiday Trails - Summer Camp Sessions 1-3 Program provides 3 summer sessions for children and teenagers (7-17 years old) diagnosed with medical needs. National
Virginia
Virginia
Camp Nan-Ke-Rafe - Family Camp Summer camp for children 18 years old and younger with serious and/or life-threatening illnesses and their families. National
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Camp Rising Sun A week summer camp diagnosed with cancer ages 5 to 17 years old. National
Connecticut
Connecticut
Dude Ranch Adventure at Woodside Ranch Week long camp during the fall for children and teens ages 11 to 16 years old diagnosed with cancer. National; Midwestern U.S.
Illinois
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Family Camp at Conference Point Center Fall weekend getaway for families who have a child 19 years old or younger who has been diagnosed with cancer. National; Midwestern U.S.
Illinois
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Family Camp Weekend Program provides a weekend family mini-camp during the summer for families of children diagnosed medical needs. National
Virginia
Virginia
Fantastic Friends Weekend A weekend retreat for cancer survivors age 13 to 17 years old and their friends. National
Virginia
Virginia
Fantastic Winter Weekend Winter weekend program for teens and young adults ages 13-25 diagnosed with cancer. National
Virginia
Virginia
Kids Camp at Gold Creek Lodge A summer camp for children who have been diagnosed with cancer ages 6 to 13 years old. National
Montana
Montana
Parent Getaway Weekend For parents of cancer patients 25 years old or younger who still lives at home, as well as bereaved parents. National
Virginia
Virginia
Ski Family Weekend For patients 17 years old and younger that have been treated for cancer since August 2015, as well as bereaved families with BRASS-aged siblings (7-16 years old). National
West Virginia
West Virginia
Sky High Hope Camp A camp for children with cancer and their siblings.
National
Colorado
Colorado
Summer Camp - All Camp Experience (ACE) Summer camp for children ages 13 to 16 years old who have been diagnosed with cancer. National
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Summer Camp - Camp Craft Summer overnight camp for teens ages 13 to 16 years old diagnosed with cancer. National
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Summer Camp - Stepping Up Summer camp for preteens ages 11 to 12 years old who have been diagnosed with cancer. National
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Summer Camp - Water Sports 2-week water sports summer camp for teens who have been diagnosed with cancer. National
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Teddi's Team One week residential camp for children during the summer for children ages 8 to 12 years old who have or have had cancer or sickle cell anemia. National New York
Utah Adventure Program Week long summer adaptive program for teens ages 15 to 19 years old diagnosed with cancer. National
Utah
Utah
Winter Camp Weekend winter camp for children and teens ages 5 to 17 years old who have or had cancer and their siblings. National
Michigan
Michigan
Camp Rap-A-Hope Week-long, no-cost summer camp for children who have or had been diagnosed with cancer. Alabama
Georgia
Alabama
Camp Rising Sun Summer camp for children who have been or are currently being treated for cancer. Alabama
Mississippi
Southwestern Tennessee
Mississippi
SAM Summer Camp Sessions - On Therapy Family Camp A weekend camp for cancer therapy patients and their immediate family members, including siblings. Alabama Alabama
Arizona Camp Sunrise and Sidekicks Week-long summer camp for children who have or have had cancer and their siblings living in Arizona. Arizona; Southwestern United States Arizona
Arizona Camp Sunrise and Sidekicks Summer Fun Day Camp Summer camp program for children who have or have had cancer and their siblings ages 3-7 living in Arizona. Arizona; Southwestern United States Arizona
Camp Agape Week-long summer camp for children with cancer and their families. California California
Camp Okizu - Oncology Camp Summer camps for children ages 6-17 who have or have had cancer.

Northern California California
Family Camp Several weekend programs throughout the year for children who have or have had cancer, and immediate family members. Northern California California
Seany Foundation Day Camp Children with cancer and their siblines ages 4 to 8 years old. CA residents. California California
Seany Foundation Resident Oncology Camp For children ages 8 to 17 who have or have had cancer. California California
Seany Foundation Sibling Camp Kids ages 8 to 17 who are the siblings of an individual with cancer can participate in any number of summer camp activities such as hiking, archery, and arts and crafts. California California
Teens-N-Twenties Camp Several weekend programs throughout the year for pediatric oncology patients ages 18-25 and their siblings. Northern California California
World's Greatest Camp/World's Coolest Camp Weekend camps for pediatric cancer patients and their families living in Orange County, CA. Orange County, California
Camp Wapiyapi Week long summer camp sessions for children ages 6-17 with cancer, and their siblings. Colorado Colorado
Family Camp Sessions at Roundup River Ranch Free of charge for children, between the ages of 7-17, who are within three years of active treatment and/or experiencing the challenges of a chronic or life-threatening condition and their families. Sessions vary by diagnosis Colorado
Kansas
Montana
Nebraska
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Dakota
Texas
Utah
Wyoming
Colorado
JWCF at RoundUp River Ranch A free week-long camp for children ages 7-17 years old who are diagnosed with cancer and sickle cell disease.
Colorado Colorado
Nighthawk Ranch One week summer camp for kids and teenagers with cancer and in the final phases of treatment or out of treatment. Nebraska
Colorado
Colorado
Summer Camp Sessions at Roundup River Ranch Weeklong summer camps for children ages of 7-17 who are within three years of active treatment and/or experiencing the challenges of a chronic or life-threatening condition. Colorado
Kansas
Montana
Utah
Wyoming
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Dakota
Texas
Colorado
BASE Camp Overnight Camp Program provides a "one-night" monthly camp for children ages 5 to 15 years old who are affected by cancer and other life-threatening hematological illnesses. Florida Florida
F.L.I.G.H.T. Camp (Families Laughing In Groups Hoping Together) Weekend camp for families of children with pediatric cancer. Florida; Greater Tampa Bay area Florida
Kite Camp - Cancer Week-long summer day camp for children with cancer on treatment and their siblings. Florida; Greater Tampa Bay area Florida
Kite Camp - Cancer Survivors, Hematology & Bereaved Siblings Summer day camp for children diagnosed with a chronic blood disorder, children who have completed their cancer treatment and for bereaved siblings. Florida; Greater Tampa Bay area Florida
Camp New Horizons at River Oaks Retreat Center Weekend camp during the fall for children who have lost a brother or sister to a cancer or a blood disorder. South Carolina
North Carolina
Georgia
South Carolina
Camp Sunshine - Junior Camp Overnight A one-night sleep over camp for children who are affected by cancer. Georgia Georgia
Camp Sunshine - Preschool Programs Variety of activities offered specifically for young children who are/have been affected by cancer. Georgia Georgia
Families Can Survive Weekend Weekend retreat offered in the fall for children who are Hawaiian Island residents with cancer and their families. Hawaii Hawaii
Mini-Camp on Ohau A 3 day, 2 night summer camp session for children ages 7 to 17 years old who are diagnoses with cancer. Hawaii Hawaii
Camp Hobé at Camp Wapiti Summer camp for children and teens currently being treated for cancer and their siblings ages 4-19. Utah
Idaho
Wyoming
Nevada
or those being treated for cancer (or similar disorders) at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah
Utah
Camp Rainbow Gold Oncology Two camp programs for Idaho children diagnosed with cancer: one for ages 6-12 and the other for ages 13-17. Free to attend. Medical support on-site. Idaho Idaho
Camp Rainbow Gold Sibling Week long summer camp for siblings of children diagnosed with cancer. Idaho Idaho
Camp COCO Summer camp for children with cancer or blood disorders and their siblings. Central or Southern Illinois Illinois
Camp Quality Illinois - Summer Camp Week-long summer camp for children diagnosed with cancer, ages 4-17, living in Illinois. Illinois Illinois
Chicago Day Camp Weekend long spring camp for children ages 5 to 10 years old diagnosed with cancer. Illinois
Wisconsin
Illinois
Children's Cancer Connection - Swim & Ski Weekend Winter weekend get away for swimming and skiing offered to children and teens ages 9 to 18 years old diagnosed with cancer. Iowa
Illinois
Minnesota
Nebraska
South Dakota
Iowa
Utah Ski Program at The National Ability Center Week long skiing camp during the winter for children and teens ages 10 to 19 years with physical or cognitive disabilities associated with their cancer treatments. Illinois
Wisconsin
Mid-west region
Utah
Washington D.C. Program Week long educational spring program featuring a trip to Washington DC for high school students grades 9th to 12th diagnosed with cancer. Illinois District of Columbia
Camp Little Red Door Week-long camp for children with cancer ages 8-18 living in Indiana or receiving treatment in Indiana. Indiana Indiana
Camp Quality Kentuckiana Summer camp program for children ages 5-16, diagnosed with cancer, living in Kentucky or Indiana. Kentucky
Indiana
Kentucky
Camp Heart Connection Oncology Camp A free, week-long summer camp for children with cancer who are on or off treatment. Iowa
Iowa
Camp Hope - Camper for a Day One day summer camp for children who have or have had cancer. Kansas Kansas
Camp Quality Kansas - Summer Camp Week-long summer camp for children diagnosed with cancer, ages 4-17, living Kansas. Kansas Kansas
Family Retreat Weekend Spring weekend retreat for children who are currently receiving treatment or have received treatment for cancer, and their families. Kentucky Indiana
Indian Summer - Oncology Camp Our week-long summer camp for children who are either currently receiving treatment or have received treatment in the past for cancer, ages 6 to 18 years old. Kentucky Kentucky
Camp Quality Louisiana Program provides summer week-long camp experiences for children diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, ages 5-17. Louisiana Louisiana
Camp Friendship Week-long residential camp for children and teens age 3-17 with cancer. Children's National Medical Center (Children's Hospital), Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center, Inova Fairfax, Johns Hopkins, The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Naval, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, or University of Maryland Medical Systems in Maryland Virginia
Children's Island Day Camp Program Two week summer day camp for children (ages 7-11) who have or had cancer or who have a parent or sibling with or who have died from cancer. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Day Camp at Dana Hall School Summer day camp for children ages 5 - 10 years old, who are childhood cancer patients and survivors. Massachusetts; accepts campers from throughout New England Massachusetts
Overnight Camp Week long overnight camp during the summer for children and teens who have been diagnosed with cancer. Massachusetts Massachusetts
All-Star Weekends A weekend retreat for families with a child with cancer and/or sickle cell disease living in Minnesota. St. Paul Metro Area Minnesota
Kamp KACE Week-long summer residential camp for school-aged children and teens ages 7 to 17 years old with cancer, survivors, and their siblings.
Minnesota
North Dakota
Minnesota
Camp Quality Central Missouri - Summer Camp Program provides summer week-long camp experiences for children, ages 4-17 diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, ages 5-17. Missouri - Central Missouri
Camp Quality Greater Kansas City Program provides summer week-long camp experiences for children diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, ages 4-17. Missouri - Greater Kansas City area Missouri
Camp Quality Ozarks Summer camp for children ages 4-17 with cancer living in the Ozarks region. Missouri - Ozarks Region Missouri
Summer Day Camp A week long day camp for children ages 4-6 who have had or are currently in treatment for cancer or other blood-related disorders. St. Louis, Missouri area Missouri
Teen Camp A weekend overnight camp for youths age 14-18 who have had or are currently in treatment for cancer or other blood-related disorders. St. Louis, Missouri area Missouri
BIG SKY KIDS - Big Sky Adventure Camp at Buck's T-4 Lodge Eagle Mount has been transforming the lives of people with disabilities and children with cancer. Big Sky Kids program is designed for children and teens with cancer. Montana Montana
For One Another Family Camp Summer camp for children and families affected by cancer. Montana Montana
Camp Bravo A week-long summer camp for children who are siblings of a child with cancer. Western Texas
Southern New Mexico
Pediatric Camp A seven-day resident summer camp session for pediatric cancer patients, survivors and siblings ages 7 to 17 years old. New Mexico New Mexico
Staff & Leaders in Training (LIT) A week-long program for young adults to prepare them for a leadership role at camp. New Mexico New Mexico
Camp Adventure Week-long overnight camp for children with cancer both on or off treatment and their siblings. New York
New Jersey
New York
Camp Dream Street Camp Dream Street is a week-long day camp for children ages 4-13 with cancer and other blood disorders. Siblings are also welcome. New Jersey New Jersey
Camp Open Arms A two-week day camp for any child ages 3-14 touched by cancer or a blood related disease. New York New York
Noogieland Program Program aimed at children ages 5-12 who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a loved one living with cancer, or are grieving the loss of a loved one to cancer. New York New York
Teen Program at Gilda's Club Program aimed at for teen ages 13-17 who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a loved one living with cancer, or are grieving the loss of a loved one to cancer. New York New York
ZSRF Family Retreats Retreats for families who have a child diagnosed with cancer. New York New York
ZSRF Summer Camps Summer camp for children diagnosed with cancer. New York New York
Camp Rainbow Week-long summer camp for children with cancer or hemophilia and their siblings. North Carolina North Carolina
Childhood Cancer Surf Camp - East Coast A surf camp for children diagnosed with childhood cancer. North Carolina North Carolina
Camp Ed Bear Weekend summer camp for children who are hematology or oncology patients at Children's Hospital of Akron.
Ohio Ohio
Childhood Cancer Family Connection - Family Camp A weekend summer camp for children with cancer and their families. Ohio Ohio
Camp Millennium Week-long camp for children from 5-16 years of age with cancer. Oregon Oregon
Camp UKANDU - Teen Retreat Program provides a week-long summer retreat for teenagers living with cancer. Oregon Oregon
Camp Can Do Week-long camp for children who are undergoing cancer treatment. Pennsylvania; Out-of-sate applications will be considered, contact program for details Pennsylvania
Camp CanDo Sibling Camp A free 4-day camp for siblings of children with cancer ages 8-17. Pennsylvania; Out-of-sate applications will be considered, contact program for details Pennsylvania
Camp Dost An overnight camp for children with cancer between the ages of 5-18. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Camp Dotty One week day camp during the summer for children ages 4 to 7 years old receiving treatment for cancer in the Pediatric Oncology Program at Hasbro Children's Hospital and for their siblings. Rhode Island Rhode Island
Camp Tomorrow One week day camp during the summer for patients ages 8 to 11 years old receiving treatment for cancer in the Pediatric Oncology Program at Hasbro Children's Hospital and for their siblings. Rhode Island Rhode Island
Camp Kemo Week-long summer camp for patients at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital ages 5-18 and their siblings. Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital, South Carolina South Carolina
Family Weekend Retreat - Camp Kemo Un retiro familiar de fin de semana para familias diagnosticadas en los últimos dos años. South Carolina South Carolina
Camp Bring It On! Summer residential camp for children with cancer and pediatric cancer survivors. South Dakota South Dakota
Camp CLIFF (Children Loved In Families Forever) A weekend for parents, siblings and the child who has cancer. All can enjoy camp activities such as fishing, canoeing and arts and crafts. Texas New Mexico
Camp Day at Texas Children's Cancer Center Summer camp for children receiving care with cancer, hematology, renal, rheumatology, cardiac and retrovirolog at the Texas Children's Cancer Center. Texas Children's Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Texas
Camp Discovery Week-long summer camp for children with cancer ages 7-16 who are not eligible to attend other Texas camps or where there is no camp available. Texas Texas
Camp Esperanza Week-long camp for children with cancer. Children's Medical Center-Dallas patients Texas
Camp Periwinkle at Camp For All A week-long summer camp for children ages 7-15 with cancer and blood disorders and a sibling, from Texas Children's Cancer Center. Texas Children's Cancer Center,Houston, Texas Texas
Periwinkle Family Camp Camp designed to meet the needs of the entire family unit affected by pediatric cancer diagnosis. Texas Children's Cancer Center Texas
Rainbow Connection Summer Camp A week long summer camp program for children (ages 6 to 16) with cancer or blood disorders and their brothers and sisters. Children's Hospital in Galveston, Texas Texas
Sibling Superstar Program Siblings events offered throughout the year to brothers and sisters of solid tumor cancer patients . Siblings get a chance to relax, have fun and meet other kids in similar situations. Affiliated Hospitals in Texas Texas
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Week-long overnight camp for children living in Vermont who have or have had cancer. Vermont Vermont
Camp Goodtimes - Camp Burton An overnight summer camp for children who are or have been personally impacted by pediatric cancer. Washington Washington
Camp Goodtimes - Kayak Adventure Camp One week overnight kayak camp during the summer for young adult cancer survivors. Washington Washington
Camp Goodtimes - LIT Program Summer camp program for veteran campers 16 and 17 years old who have been impacted by cancer and want to participate in the leadership in training program. Washington Washington
Camp Goodtimes - Mini Camp One day summer mini camp for children who are or have been personally impacted by pediatric cancer. Washington Washington
UPC Camp Side-by-Side Week-long summer camp for families who have a child with cancer. There is no cost to participants. Washington Washington
UPC Winter Weekend Weekend getaway, serving 14-16 families who have a child with cancer. Washington Washington
Summer Camp at Conference Point Center One week long summer camp for children ages 7 to 19 years old diagnosed with cancer. Wisconsin; may accept campers from outside of Wisconsin Wisconsin