Around the country, camps are offered to children and teens fighting cancer. Camps give children the opportunity to spend time in a supportive, nurturing environment, while giving them the opportunity to bond with their peers. Below is a list of local and national camps designed to serve children with cancer and their families. Although the camps listed below are not endorsed by the Jessie Rees Foundation, you may find them helpful.
Provides free programs for children with cancer and their siblings.
Provides a year-round base of support for children and families who are facing the challenge of living with cancer and other life-threatening hematological illnesses.
Offers horseback riding programs for children with cancer and their families.
Five day four night camping program for children with physical disabilities.
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer and other life challenges through summer camping experiences and year-round events and activities.
Free camp for children with cancer
Specific purpose is to provide medically supervised recreational therapy in a supportive and loving atmosphere.
Special camp for children who have, or have had cancer.
Provides recreational and educational experiences for young cancer patients.
Five-day camp for children with cancer aged 6 to 13 and their siblings. Leadership experience for teenagers aged 14 and older.
Provides programs throughout the year to give children with cancer the opportunity to enjoy normal activities like swimming, horseback riding, arts and crafts, and making friends!
Childhood cancer support center.
Provides recreational and support groups free of charge to children with cancer and their families.
To strengthen the international community of camps for children with cancer and their families through networking, advocacy and education.
Provides magical, transforming experiences for children with serious illnesses. Located on 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
The camp is open to kids 4-17 years old and to both children with cancer and their siblings.
To ensure that every child with a serious medical condition has the chance to experience the world of possibilities that camp has to offer.
Provides children ages 5-17 currently battling cancer and those now in remission the opportunity to participate in a unique camping experience promoting fun and normalcy, free of charge.
Lists oncology camps by region and state.
A camp that gives children and young adults with cancer and their families a chance to enjoy normal childhood activities.
A camp for children with special medical needs, located on 80 beautiful acres of Sierra Nevada wilderness outside the mountain community of Groveland, California near Yosemite National Park.
Provides year-round recreational and social activities designed to foster supportive relationships for pediatric cancer patients and their families.