Retreats, Camps & Recreational Programs for Cancers

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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 in a loved one  Child with a parent or sibling who has or had cancer  Childhood Cancer  Bladder Cancer  Breast Cancer  Cervical Cancer  Colorectal Cancer  Gynecologic Cancers - All  Head Cancer  Hereditary Cancer  Kidney Cancer  Liver Cancer  Lung Cancer  Neck Cancer  Oral cancer  Ovarian Cancer  Pancreatic Cancer  Parent, Family Member, Loved One With Cancer  Parents of cancer patients  Prostate Cancer  Skin Cancer  Stomach Cancer  Testicular Cancer  Thyroid Cancer  

There are 144 programs for Cancers.

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
13Thirty - Parent's Circle Peer support program for parents and caregivers of children going through cancer treatment and long-term cancer care. National
New York
New York
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- Young Adult Retreat (YAR) A week-long getaway for young adults ages 16-23 whose cancer is in remission. National
Montana
Montana
Bluebird Cancer Retreats Spring and Fall weekend retreats for individuals 18 and older with cancer. National
Michigan
Michigan
Bluebird Cancer Retreats - Couples Healing Retreat Weekend residential retreat for adults who have been diagnosed or treated for cancer and their spouse, sibling, caregiver or other support person. National
Michigan
Michigan
Bluebird Cancer Retreats - Family Retreat Weekend camp during the summer for adults who have been diagnosed or treated for cancer and their families. National Michigan
Camp Bluebird - Florence, Mississipi Camp Bluebird is a camp for cancer patients and survivors, sponsored by St. Dominic’s Cancer Center. Camp is for anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer whether under treatment, just finished treatment, or cancer free for years. National
Mississippi
Mississippi
Camp Bluebird - Hattiesburg Mississippi A weekend camp for cancer patients and survivors. National
Mississippi
Mississippi
Camp Catch a Rainbow - Overnight Camp One week overnight camp during the summer for children and teens ages 7 to 15 years old who are being treated for cancer or who are in remission from cancer. National
Michigan
Michigan
Camp Koru - Hawaii Free retreats for cancer survivors ages 18-39 (under 44) seeking to kick start their lives after cancer and meet others seeking to do the same. National
Hawaii
Hawaii
Camp Koru - Oregon Program provides free surf and snow adventure camps for cancer survivors ages 18-40. National
Oregon
Oregon
Camp Magical Moments - Annual Oncology Camp Week long summer camp for children ages 7-12 who have or have had cancer. National
Idaho
Idaho
Camp Rising Sun A week summer camp diagnosed with cancer ages 5 to 17 years old. National
Connecticut
Connecticut
Camp Rising Sun - Mini Camp Weekend Weekend summer camp for children and teens ages 5 to 17 years old who are currently or have completed cancer treatment. National
Connecticut
Connecticut
Camp SOAR A weekend retreat during the spring for for men and women 18 years and older dealing with cancer from recent diagnosis to remission and their spouse/ significant other or friend. National
New York
New York
Camp Sunshine - Family Programs Variety of programs offered for families that have a child affected by cancer National
Georgia
Georgia
Camp Sunshine - Summer Camp Week-long summer camp for children and teens age 7-18 who are affected by cancer. National
Georgia
Georgia
Camp Sunshine - Teen Programs Variety of programs offered for teens who are affected by cancer. National
Georgia
Georgia
Camp Sunshine - Young Adult Programs Variety of programs offered specifically for young adults who are/have been affected by cancer. National
Georgia
Georgia
Camp Wieser Weekend getaway for adult cancer patients and their families. National
California
California
Children's Harbor Campus - Children and Family Camp Weekend long summer camp for seriously ill children, young adults and their families with a ranging wide variety of illnesses and disabilities. National Alabama
CHSCF Base2Summit Camp A six (6) day adventure camp in Northern Michigan for young adults living with cancer ages 18-39. National
Michigan
Michigan
CKF Ski Camp Winter sports program held in the Colorado mountains for cancer patients and survivors National
Colorado
Colorado
Counselor and Mentorship Program A program for campers diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, age 16. The program will take place during Sessions 2, 3, and 4 of Summer Camp. National
New Jersey
New Jersey
Dude Ranch Virtual Weekend virtual camp during the fall for children and teens ages 11 to 16 years old diagnosed with cancer. National; Midwestern U.S.
Illinois
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Epic Experience Camp Program offers free week-long outdoor experiences for adults who have been diagnosed with cancer at any stage in their lives. National
Colorado
Colorado
Family Camp Virtual Virtual 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
Fantastic Winter Weekend Winter weekend program for teens and young adults ages 13-25 diagnosed with cancer. National
Virginia
Virginia
First Descents Programs Program provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer or other serious health conditions. National
Colorado
Colorado
Happiness Is Camping - College Prep Camp College Prep Camp for campers diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, age 17. The camp takes place during session 1 of summer camp. National
New Jersey
New Jersey
Happiness Is Camping - Family Camp A family camp offered to children diagnosed with cancer, ages 6-16, who are new to the camp. Immediate family members are welcomed. National
New Jersey
New Jersey
Healing Tree Programs - Space to Breathe Five-day summer adventure program for youth 12-18 who have a parent or a sibling living with cancer or who have lost a parent or sibling to cancer. National
Maine
Maine
Kokolulu Farm & Cancer Retreats Year-round programs designed to help young adults (18+) take control of their healing journey and diagnosis of cancer. National
Hawaii
Hawaii
Reel Recovery Retreats (Fly Fishing for Adult Male Cancer Survivors) Program provides free fly fishing retreat weekends for men living with all forms of cancer. National
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
River Discovery Adventure Programs Program offers a variety of sessions that range from 1-day to 6-day river adventures, paddle board sessions, and survivor and co-survivor retreats for cancer survivors and loved ones of all ages. National Idaho
Sky High Hope Camp A camp for children with cancer and their siblings.
National
Colorado
Colorado
Staycation Respite Vacation Program At-home respite program for individuals diagnosed with cancer, between the ages 24-55, who are nominated by a health care professional, and is under financial duress. National
Florida
Florida
Summer Camp Week long summer camp for children and teens ages 6 to 16 years old with chronic medical conditions. Sessions are diagnosis specific. National
North Carolina
North Carolina
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 - EXCEL Summer camp for young adults ages 17 to 19 years old who have been diagnosed with cancer. National
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Summer Camp - Excursion Summer excursions camp for teens 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
This is Life Retreats Provides a 3-day weekend workshop series for young adult survivors, ages 18-39, to increase their knowledge and skills in practical and artistic areas of survivorship in a workshop setting led by experts. National
Oregon
Oregon
TLC Camp Week long summer camp for children age 5-13 with cancer and their siblings National
Illinois
Illinois
Utah Adventure Program Virtual Week long virtual summer adaptive program for teens ages 15 to 19 years old diagnosed with cancer. National
Utah
Utah
Victory Junction - Family Weekends Weekend retreats are offered for children and adolescents with chronic conditions and serious illnesses and their families. National
North Carolina
North Carolina
Victory Junction - Young Adult Weekends Weekend retreats for young adults age 18-22, who have aged out of Victory Junction's traditional camp programs. Allows campers to make meaningful connections with their peers and gain life application skills essential to their age group. National North Carolina
Virtual Annual Summer Campference - Cancer Diagnosis Virtual Annual Conference for 4-days/3-nights that provides individuals between the ages of 16-24 living with a cancer. National
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Virtual Camp No Worries Virtual summer camp created for children 6-16 years old, and their siblings, dealing with a diagnosis of cancer in some way. National
New Jersey
New Jersey
Virtual Youth Rally Camp Virtual summer camp for kids, ages 11-17 years old, living with conditions of the bowel and bladder. National
Missouri
Missouri
Wilderness Program at CWC A program designed for individuals diagnosed with cancer, ages 20-40. This program encourages young adults to step out into the wilderness and challenge themselves while allowing nature to help heal. National
Michigan
Michigan
Women Beyond Cancer Retreat 4-day retreat for women battling with any type of cancer or who have recently completed treatment for cancer. National
South Carolina
South Carolina
Women's Cancer Retreat A five-day retreat for women with cancer. National
Montana
Montana
Women's Wellness Program Weekend camp for women who have been diagnosed with any form of cancer or relapsed in the past 10 years. National
New York
New York
Young Adults with Cancer Weekend Summer weekend program for young cancer survivors. National
Virginia
Virginia
Camp Bluebird A camp for any adult who has been diagnosed with cancer. Alabama Alabama
Camp Bluebird A three day, two night camp held twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall for adults ages 18 years and older who are cancer survivors. Alabama Alabama
Camp Rising Sun Summer camp for children who have been or are currently being treated for cancer. Alabama
Mississippi
Southwestern Tennessee
Mississippi
Sacred Heart Miracle Camp Organization provides a number of camps and programs for children and adults diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illnesses, as well as individuals who are physically and/or emotionally challenged. Florida - Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin
Alabama - South
Florida
SAM Summer Camp Sessions - Virtual Sibling Camp Virtual camp session for siblings of children on or off cancer therapy, ages 6-18. Alabama Alabama
Camp Goodtimes - Leadership in Training (LIT) One-week summer Leadership-in-Training program for former Camp Goodtimes campers who are or have been cancer patients. Alaska
Washington
Washington
Kayak Adventure Camp A week long kayak trip for young adults age 18-25 with cancer or cancer survivors. Washington
Alaska
Washington
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
Arizona Camp Sunrise Spring Retreat A weekend retreat for youths age 8-12 with cancer and their siblings. Arizona; Southwestern U.S. Arizona
Family Camp Ryan Strong Weekend camp during the summer for families who are dealing with a loss of a sibling or a parent due to cancer. California California
Seany Foundation Day Camp Children with cancer and their siblings 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
Seany's Family Camp Weekend camp during the summer for children ages 4 to 20 years old who have a parent diagnosed with cancer who are in active treatment. California California
Teen Winter Weekend Winter weekend camp for teens who are cancer patients and/or their siblings, ages 14 yo 17 years old. Siblings can attend without the other. California California
Virtual Camp Okizu - Oncology Camp Virtual summer camps for children ages 6-17 who have or have had cancer.

Northern California California
Virtual Family Camp Several virtual weekend programs throughout the year for children who have or have had cancer, and immediate family members. Northern California California
Virtual Sibings Camp Virtual summer camps for children ages 6-17 who have or have had a sister or brother with cancer. Northern California California
Virtual Teens-N-Twenties Camp Several virtual weekend programs throughout the year for pediatric oncology patients ages 18-25 and their siblings. Northern California California
Camp Wapiyapi Week-long summer camp for children ages 6-17 with cancer, and their siblings. Colorado Colorado
Live by Living Day Trips Programs day trips offer a fun, supportive environment for cancer survivors to get exercise. Colorado Colorado
Live by Living Survivor Retreats Program provides transformative outdoor experiences for cancer survivors and their caregivers. Colorado Colorado
Newport Adaptive Sailing Day camp sailing programs for children ages 7-17 with physical disabilities. Rhode Island
Delaware
Connecticut
Massachusetts
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Virginia
Vermont
Rhode Island
Virtual Sib Side Sibling Camp Virtual summer camp for children and teens ages 8 to 14 years old that have a sibling diagnosed with cancer who is currently enrolled in Camp Rising Sun. Connecticut Connecticut
Camp Bluebird - Sacred Heart Hospital Miracle Camp Camp Bluebird is three day, two night camp for adults who have survived cancer. The camp offers a retreat where adults get to sit back, be pampered and become kids again without any worries. Florida Florida
Camp Kesem Camp Kesem, operates free summer camps for children ages 6 to 18 years old who have been impacted by a parent's cancer. Florida Florida
Aurora Day Camp - Virtual Program provides virtual summer day camp for children ages 3 1/2 - 18 who is in active treatment or has been treated for cancer within the last 5 years. Georgia Georgia
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
Maui Cancer Wellness Retreats Program provides a 3-day weekend retreat to newly diagnosed cancer survivors in active treatment, or within 1 year of their final treatment. Hawaii - Maui, Lanai or Molokai counites 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 Journey Summer day and resident camp for children diagnosed with cancer on and off therapy ages 7 to 17 years old. Idaho Idaho
Camp Heart Connection Sibling Camp Week long summer camp for siblings of children diagnosed with cancer or who have lost a sibling to cancer. Iowa
Illinois
Minnesota
South Dakota
Nebraska
Iowa
Camp Quality Illinois - Virtual Camp IN Week-long virtual summer camp for children diagnosed with cancer, ages 4-17, living in Illinois. Illinois Illinois
Chicago Day Camp Virtual Weekend long virtual camp for children ages 5 to 10 years old diagnosed with cancer. Illinois
Wisconsin
Illinois
Children's Cancer Connection - Family Camp Weekend family camp for families and their child affected by cancer. Iowa
Illinois
Minnesota
South Dakota
Nebraska
Iowa
Children's Cancer Connection - Swim & Ski Weekend Winter weekend get away for swimming and skiing offered to children and teens ages 8 to 18 years old diagnosed with cancer. Iowa
Illinois
Minnesota
Nebraska
South Dakota
Iowa
Sibling Camp Virtual Week long virtual summer camp for siblings ages 10 to 19 years old of a child that has been diagnosed with cancer. Illinois
Wisconsin
Midwest region
Wisconsin
Utah Ski Program Week long camp 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 Quality Kentuckiana - Virtual Camp IN Virtual summer camp program for children ages 5-16, diagnosed with cancer, living in Kentucky or Indiana. Kentucky
Indiana
Kentucky
Camp Quality Kansas - Virtual Camp IN Week-long virtual summer camp for children diagnosed with cancer, ages 4-17, living Kansas. Kansas Kansas
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
Indian Summer Sibling Oncology Camp A week of summer camp for brothers and sisters of kids with cancer ages 6 to 12 years old. Kentucky Kentucky
Camp Quality Louisiana - Virtual Camp IN Program provides summer week-long virtual camp experiences for children diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, ages 5-17. Louisiana Louisiana
Cool Kids Campaign - Myrtle Beach Vacations Program provides a free vacation condo in Myrtle Beach to families in current cancer treatment. Maryland Maryland
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
All-Star Experience 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 - Virtual Kamp Virtual camp for school-aged children and teens ages 7 to 17 years old with cancer, survivors, and their siblings.
Minnesota
North Dakota
Minnesota
Winter Camp - Maplelag Resort Weekend camp for cancer survivors ages 16-22 years old. Minnesota
North Dakota
Minnesota
Camp Bluebird A unique camp experience for adult cancer patients. The three-day, two-night camp is medically supervised and is a time of rest, relaxation, listening and more. Mississippi Mississippi
Camp Quality Central Missouri - Virtual Camp IN Program provides summer week-long virtual camp experiences for children, ages 4-17 diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, ages 5-17. Missouri - Central Missouri
Camp Quality Greater Kansas City - Virtual Camp IN 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 - Virtual Camp IN Virtual summer camp for children ages 4-17 with cancer living in the Ozarks region. Missouri - Ozarks Region Missouri
Camp Rainbow - Summer Overnight Camp Summer 1-week overnight camp for children ages 6 to 13 years old who have had or are currently dealing with cancer or other blood-related disorders. Missouri Missouri
Family Camp A weekend retreat for children, youths, and their families who have had or are currently in treatment for cancer or other blood-related disorders. St. Louis, Missouri area Missouri
Cancer Support Community of Montana - Family Camps Summer and Winter camps for children and families affected by cancer. Montana Montana
Mending in the Mountains - Virtual Women's Cancer Retreat Virtual fall weekend retreat for women in Montana affected by cancer. Montana Montana
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
Camp Bravehearts Weekend camps for women with cancer. New York
Pennsylvania
New York
Cindy's Retreat A weekend retreat for Women who are living with cancer and beyond. New York New York
Camp Carefree One-week, diagnosis specific summer camp programs for children with a chronic illness, siblings, and sick parents. North Carolina North Carolina
Camp Rainbow Week-long summer camp for children with cancer or hemophilia and their siblings. North Carolina North Carolina
Kids with Chronic Illnesses Camps Week-long summer camp for children age 6-16 with chronic illnesses. North Carolina North Carolina
Virtual Camp CARE Virtual summer camp and year-round activities to children ages 6-16 who have or have had cancer and their families in the Charlotte, NC area. North Carolina; Charlotte area North Carolina
Wind River Cancer Wellness Retreat Four day free of charge recreational retreats for adults who are currently battling or have recently stopped treatment for cancer. North Carolina, South Carolina; priority given but will accept some applications from other states North Carolina
Camp Ed Bear Weekend summer camp for children who are hematology or oncology patients at Children's Hospital of Akron.
Ohio Ohio
Camp Ed Bear Summer weekend camp program for children who are oncology/hematology patients at Akron Children's Hospital. Ohio Ohio
Cancer Family Care Camp Courage A one-day camp experience for children between ages 5-14 who have been impacted by a cancer diagnosis in the family, or by a loss due to cancer. Ohio Ohio
Family Camp A weekend summer camp for children with cancer and their families. Ohio Ohio
Camp UKANDU Leader In Training Week long summer leadership in training program for young adults 19 years and older who are cancer survivors and former campers. Oregon Oregon
UKANDU Teen Retreat Program provides a week-long summer retreat for teenagers living with cancer. Oregon Oregon
Camp Dost An overnight camp for children with cancer between the ages of 5-18. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Camp Raising Spirits Weekend retreat for adults (18+) living with cancer and a guest. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
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 Bluebird A weekend retreat for adults who have cancer. Tennessee; may accept campers from other states Tennessee
Camp Light Weekend camp for teens with cancer. Texas Texas
Camp O'Hana Weekend camp for families of cancer survivors. Texas Texas
Camp Periwinkle 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
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
Virtual Camp CLIFF (Children Loved In Families Forever) A virtual 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
Virtual Camp YOLO Virtual weekend camp for children ages 13-18 receiving care with cancer, hematology, renal, rheumatology, cardiac and retrovirology at the Texas Children's Cancer Center. Texas Children's Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Texas
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Week-long overnight camp for children living in Vermont who have or have had cancer. Vermont Vermont
Camp Sparkle A week-long free summer camp for children ages 6-12 who are impacted by cancer. Washington Washington - Everett, Redmond, Seattle and Tacoma.
Virtual Mini Camp One day summer mini camp for children who are or have been personally impacted by pediatric cancer. Washington Washington
Summer Camp Virtual Week-long virtual summer camp for children ages 7 to 19 years old diagnosed with cancer. Wisconsin; may accept campers from outside of Wisconsin Wisconsin