Retreats, Camps & Recreational Programs for Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses
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.
There are 18 programs for Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses.
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|Program Name||Summary||Accepts Campers From||Location|
|Children's Harbor - 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
|Deliver the Dream Family Retreats||Program offers free recreational weekend retreats for families who are affected by serious illnesses and/or disabilities.||National
|Dream Day Family Camp||Summer camp for children 18 years old and younger with serious and/or life-threatening illnesses and their families.||National
|Dream Street Young Adult Camp||Dream Street provides camping programs for young adults, ages 18-24, with chronic and life threatening illnesses.||National
|Legacy Retreats||An all expenses paid retreat for families with children under 18 years old who are facing the challenges of a parent's terminal illness.||National||Florida|
|Music Therapy: Next Step's SongStudio||Music therapy program for young individuals living with a chronic life-threatening illness.||National||Massachusetts|
|Semper Fi Odyssey - Veteran & Unit Reunions||A six day holistic transition assistance retreat based on the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual balance offered to injured and critically ill service members.||National
|Camp Arroyo||Serves children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities from Northern California.||California; Northern California||California|
|Painted Turtle Summer Program||Week-long summer camps for children ages 7 to 16 years old with chronic or life threatening illnesses. Eight sessions with diagnosis specific camps are offered throughout the summer.||California||California|
|Adolescent & Young Adult Programs||Program offered to former campers ages 17 to 19 years old to be participate in group leadership workshops, mentoring and applying skills by working with counselors and campers.||Connecticut
|Newport Adaptive Sailing Program||Day camp sailing programs for children ages 7-17 with chronic, serious or life threatening illnesses and/or physical, emotional and intellectual disabilities.||Rhode Island
|Young Adult Conference||Annual young adult 2 day conference for youth ages 18 to 25 year old who were diagnosed with a serious illness in childhood. Conference is held at the camp in Ashford CT .||Connecticut
|Camp Twin Lakes - Will-A-Way||Program provides an overnight camp experience to children diagnosed with special medical needs.||Georgia||Georgia|
|Camp High Hopes||Program offers year-round camp sessions for youths and adults diagnosed with disabilities or chronic illnesses.||Iowa
|Rest-Stop-Ranch - Respite Retreats||Program provides a 2-hour guided respite retreat for all caregivers caring for individuals affected by a long-term illness.||Massachusetts||Massachusetts|
|Mama's Weekend||Weekend camp retreat throughout the year for moms who have children with disabilities or chronic conditions.||Missouri||Missouri|
|Woodlands Summer Camps Programs||Week-long summer camp programs for children, adolescents, and adults with a disability or chronic illness, ages 6 and up.||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|Camp Burnt Gin||Six day summer camp for children, teens and young adults ages 7 to 25 years old who have physical disabilities and chronic illnesses.||South Carolina||South Carolina|