Retreats, Camps & Recreational Programs for Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses


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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.

There are 16 programs for Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses.

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
Camp Nan-Ke-Rafe - Family Camp and Virtual Camp Summer camp for children 18 years old and younger with serious and/or life-threatening illnesses and their families. National
Camp Wonder Program provides a week-long camp for children ages 6-16 who are diagnosed with any skin disease from any US state. National 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
Deliver the Dream Family Retreats Program offers free recreational weekend retreats for families who are affected by serious illnesses and/or disabilities. National
Dream Street Young Adult Camp Dream Street provides camping programs for young adults, ages 18-24, with chronic and life threatening illnesses. National
Music Therapy: Next Step's SongStudio Music therapy program for young individuals living with a chronic life-threatening illness. National Massachusetts
Semper Fi Odyssey 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
The Way Outfitters A variety of adventure activities may be selected based on interests of the applicants. The Adventure trips will generally consist of two or three days of activities. National
Camp Arroyo Serves children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities from Northern California. California; Northern California California
Painted Turtle Summer Programs 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
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
South Dakota
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
Integrative Lyme Retreat An integrative ski retreat for people diagnosed with lyme disease. Utah Utah