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WELCOME TO HAPPINESS IS CAMPING - WHERE CANCER IS FORGOTTEN
AND HAVING FUN IS JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED!
OUR CAMPERS FLY HIGH, GAINING CONFIDENCE
THROUGH SAFE, CHALLENGING ACTIVITIES.
OUR 24 HOUR MEDICAL STAFF INCLUDES A PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGIST
AND TWO HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY NURSES.
OUR CAMPERS FORM LONG LASTING FRIENDSHIPS.
OUR CAMP WELCOMES ALL CHILDREN WITH CANCER AGES 6 - 15
WHO ARE DECLARED WELL ENOUGH TO ATTEND.
CAMPERS LOVE TAKING A DIP OR A SWIMMING LESSON IN OUR CRYSTAL CLEAR POOL.
PLENTY OF INDOOR ACTIVITIES MEANS LOADS OF FUN...
EVEN DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER.

mission

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide children with cancer and their siblings a residential camp experience together with sophisticated medical care for campers both on and off treatment. These special children come to this unique camp free of charge, where they can put aside their illness and do what kids like to do… have fun!

who is eligible

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Any child with cancer, age 6 to 15 years, is welcome. All that is required is that the child’s physician determine the child well enough to attend via our medical forms. You must also present evidence of health insurance and/or Medicaid. Special permission forms are included in the application package and must be signed by a parent or guardian. More…

activities

ACTIVITIES

The activities never stop, and neither do the children. The day begins with reveille at 8:25 am and doesn’t end until the flag is lowered at 9:00 p.m. In between, campers can choose from many daily activities including: swimming, fishing, archery, ropes, boating, arts & crafts, drama, indoor and outdoor sports, and much more. More…

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24 HOUR MEDICAL STAFF

Our facility houses a fully equipped health center. Our 24 hour medical staff always includes a pediatric oncologist and two hematology oncology nurses. We’re equipped to handle on-going care, enabling the camp to welcome children who require oral and/or IVP chemotherapy, and children with blood disorders, infections, and significant physical disabilities. More…