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.

Arizona Camp Sunrise

602-952-7550
Provides free programs for children with cancer and their siblings.

Base Camp

407-673-5060
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.

Camp Casey

877-388-8315
Offers horseback riding programs for children with cancer and their families.

Camp Dream Street

601-885-6042
Five day four night camping program for children with physical disabilities.

Camp Good Days and Special Times

800-785-2135
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.

Camp Make A Dream

406-549-5987
Free camp for children with cancer

Camp Okizy

415-382-9083
Specific purpose is to provide medically supervised recreational therapy in a supportive and loving atmosphere.

Camp Reach For The Sky

619-682-7427
Special camp for children who have, or have had cancer.

Camp Smile A Mile’s

888-500-7920
Provides recreational and educational experiences for young cancer patients.

Camp Summer Sault

562-437-0791
Five-day camp for children with cancer aged 6 to 13 and their siblings. Leadership experience for teenagers aged 14 and older.

Camp Sunshine

404-325-7979
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!

Camp Trillium

888-999-CAMP
Childhood cancer support center.

Carol Jean Cancer Foundation

410-531-0758
Provides recreational and support groups free of charge to children with cancer and their families.

COCA

404-661-5753
To strengthen the international community of camps for children with cancer and their families through networking, advocacy and education.

Flying Horse Farms

419-751-7077
Provides magical, transforming experiences for children with serious illnesses. Located on 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Ohio.

Friends of Santa Claus

The camp is open to kids 4-17 years old and to both children with cancer and their siblings.

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

203-777-0522
To ensure that every child with a serious medical condition has the chance to experience the world of possibilities that camp has to offer.

Indian Summer Camp

502-794-7103
The mission is to enhance the quality of life for children with cancer and their families through our camp and recreational programs.

Kay’s Kamp

888-539-3413
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.

Kids Camp

877 242-9330
Lists oncology camps by region and state.

Special Love

540-667-3774
A camp that gives children and young adults with cancer and their families a chance to enjoy normal childhood activities.

Tuolumne Trails

800-678-5102
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.

Worlds Greatest Camp

949-855-1972
Provides year-round recreational and social activities designed to foster supportive relationships for pediatric cancer patients and their families.
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