Retreats & Excursions

Got cancer? Stressed out? Really! That's a shocker. [sarcasm]. We've scoured the web to put together this list of resources below whose collective missions are to provide young adult survivors, families and caregivers with a little respite amongst their peers, supporters and friends. 

Note: We try to keep this list as updated as possible. If you happen to notice any broken links, misrepresented descriptions or incorrect information, please contact us.

[UNITED STATES]

Survivors Retreat
National directory listing and searchable index of survivor retreats for women and their families affected by cancer.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: VARIES
[website] [email]

[ALABAMA]

Camp Smile-A-Mile, 888-500-7920
PO Box 550155
Birmingham, AL 35255
A non-profit camp in Alabama for children who have or have had cancer, providing year round programs for them and their family at no cost.
AGE RANGE: 2-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Rap-A-Hope, 251-476-9880
2701 Airport Boulevard
Mobile, AL 36606
A one-week summer camp for children and teenagers who are battling cancer or who have ever been diagnosed with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[ALASKA]

[ARIZONA]

Camp Sunrise and Sidekicks, 602-952-7550
2929 East Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
American Cancer Society camp offering special programs for children who have or have had cancer, and their brothers and sisters.
AGE RANGE: 3-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[ARKANSAS]

Camp Aldersgate, 800-ACS-2345   
901 N University
Little Rock, AR 72207
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Arkansas, 501-724-5520
199 Powderfork Rd.
Bald Knob, AR 72010
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 4-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[CALIFORNIA]

Camp Kesem, 925-550-5698
PO Box 1113
Lafayette, CA 94549
Camp Kesem provides FREE summer camps to children whose parents have or had cancer. We currently have 24 camps across the country.
AGE RANGE: 6-13
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Okizu, 415-382-9083
16 Digital Dr.
Novato, CA 94949
Provide recreational, respite and peer support programs to meet the needs of all members of families affected by childhood cancer.
AGE RANGE: 6-25
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Reach For The Sky, 800-ACS-2345   
2655 Camino del Rio N Ste. 100
San Diego CA, 92108
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 4-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Ronald McDonald For Good Times, 800-625-7295
954 Cotner Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Offers activities of a 'normal' camp, adapted to meet the special needs of young cancer patients and their siblings to promote self-esteem, confidence and friendship.
AGE RANGE: 0-19
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Sunshine Dreams, 559-353-5443
PO Box 28232
Fresno, CA 93729
Designed to offer the child who has cancer a camp experience as similar as possible to the typical summer camp experience enjoyed by well children.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Tuolumne Trails, 209-962-7534
22988 Ferretti Road
Groveland, CA 95321
A nonprofit camp in Groveland California for children and adults with special medical needs. We provide year round camp and programs for them and their families at a low cost. AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: Varies
[website] [email]

Dream Street Foundation, 323-951-1227
6399 Wilshire Blvd. Ste. 721
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Giving children with cancer the opportunity to make special adjustments to new and different people, learn responsibility, and often gain new skills that increase self-esteem.
AGE RANGE: 4-14, 18-24
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Environmental Traveling Companions, 415-474-7662
Fort Mason Center, Building C
San Francisco, CA 94123
Provides year round programming for kayaking, rafting and cross country ski trips to enable participants of all abilities to access the wilderness, gain environmental awareness, and share the adventure.
AGE RANGE: 14-65+
COST: VARIES
[website] [email]

The Me-One Foundation
P.O. Box 135
Roseville, CA 95678
A no-cost camp for adult cancer patients and their families and friends, promoting courage, hope, laughter, and enjoyment.
AGE RANGE: Adult Patients with up to 5 guests.
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

World's Greatest Camp, 949-855-1972
PO Box 6023
Orange, CA 92863
Through recreational and social activities, we bring together families facing similar struggles in a relaxed, comfortable environment where they can share burdens and offer each other support and hope.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[COLORADO]

Camp Wapiyapi, 303-621-6143
4200 E. 9th Ave., Box B147
Denver, CO 80262
Provide a respite for children with cancer and their families through an annual week long camp program that offers a safe and nurturing environment.
AGE RANGE: 6-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Epic Experience, 720-431-7620
PO Box 753
Arvada, CO 80001
A non-profit camp in Colorado that gives adult cancer thrivers a chance to ski, paddle, and ride past those three words, “I have cancer."
AGE RANGE: 18+
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

First Descents, 303-945-2490
3001 Brighton Boulevard, Suite 623
Denver, CO 80216
First Descents provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer.
AGE RANGE: 18-49
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Hope Mountain Camp, 800-ACS-2345   
2253 South Oneida St.
Denver, CO 80224
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 11-17
COST: $20
[website]

Live By Living, 303-808-2339
4975 Stuart St.
Denver, CO 80212
A non-profit in Colorado that offers guided outdoor adventures along the Denver area Front Range and in the central Colorado Rockies (hikes, ski tours, snowshoe tours, and overnight trips to cozy cabins).
AGE RANGE: All
COST: Day Trips: FREE, 2-Night Trips: $75 (assistance available)
[website] [email]

Sky High Hope Camp, 303-861-1754
1300 East 21st Ave.
Denver, CO 80205
A special camp for children who have cancer or have had cancer, and their siblings, offering archery, arts and crafts, canoeing, hayrack riding, whitewater rafting and more.
AGE RANGE: 8-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[CONNECTICUT]

Hole In The Wall Gang Camp - Ashford, 860-429-3444
565 Ashford Center Rd.
Ashford, CT 06278
A serene place for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses to find camaraderie, joy and a renewed sense of being a kid.
AGE RANGE: 7-15
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Hole In The Wall Gang Camp - New Haven, 203-772-0522
565 Ashford Center Rd.
Ashford, CT 06278
A serene place for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses to find camaraderie, joy and a renewed sense of being a kid.
AGE RANGE: 7-15
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[DELAWARE]

[FLORIDA]

B.A.S.E. Camp, 407-673-5060
7501 Glenmoor Lane
Winter Park FL 32792
Providing a year-round base of support for children and families who are facing the challenge of living with cancer and other life-threatening hematological diseases.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Boggy Creek, 866-GO-BOGGY
30500 Brantley Branch Rd.
Eustis, FL 32736
Enriching the lives of children who have chronic or life threatening illnesses by creating camping experiences that are memorable, exciting and fun.
AGE RANGE: 7-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Deliver the Dream, 1-888-OUR DREAM (687-3732)
3223 NW 10th Terrace
Suite 602
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
A free retreat program for families who have a parent or child living with a serious illness or crisis.
AGE RANGE: 0-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Miracle Camp, 850-944-1677
5151 North Ninth Ave.
Pensacola FL 32504
A camping and retreat center that lifts the spirits of children and adults with chronic or life-threatening illnesses.
AGE RANGE: 0-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

R.O.C.K. Camp, 800-ACS-2345   
3709 W. Jetton Ave.
Tampa, FL 33629
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[GEORGIA]

Camp Rainbow, 706-721-5503
1120 15th St.
Augusta, GA 30912
A healing retreat for young cancer patients who has been diagnosed and treated at the Children's Medical Centerofferingactivities such as horseback riding, swimming, arts and crafts, ceramics, boating and more.
AGE RANGE: 4-16
(Inpatients Only) COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Sunshine, 404-325-7979
1850 Clairmont Rd.
Decatur, GA 30033
A two week summer camp with year round family programs currently serving over 700 children with cancer as well as their families.
AGE RANGE: 0-23
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Twin Lakes, 706-557-9070
600 Means St., Ste. 110
Atlanta, GA 30318
A place for children and adults with special needs to share common experiences and have fun and adventure - exploring nature, discovering their own abilities, mastering new skills, and enjoying newfound friends - just like all campers.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Red Carpet Day, 678-516-4943
Heart ofPassion, Inc.
155 Chaparral Trace
Tyrone, GA30290
A four-day retreat for teens with cancer including a visit to a theme park, day spa and social events tobond with other teens whoshare their experiences.
AGE RANGE: 13-19
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[HAWAII]

Camp Anuenu, 800-ACS-2345   
2370 Nuuanu Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96817
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-21
COST: FREE
[website]

[IDAHO]

Camp Magical Moments, 208-483-4345
956 Rainey Creek Rd., PO Box 12
Swan Valley, ID 83449
A camping experience for children who have had or currently have cancer, allowing them the opportunity to get away from their disease and to just be kids for one week.
AGE RANGE: 7-12
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Rainbow Gold, 800-ACS-2345   
2676 Vista Ave.
Boise, ID 83705
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[ILLINOIS]

Camp COCO, 877-435-7766
SIU Foundation
The School of Medicine, Development Office
927 N. Rutledge St.
PO Box 19666
Springfield, IL 62794-9666
A special camp for children with cancer and their siblings providing those in need with a chance to get away form it all and just be kids.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Illinois, 708-895-1070
PO Box 641
Lansing, IL 60438
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 5-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

One Step At A Time Camp, 312-924-4220
213 West Institute Place, Ste. 209
Chicago, IL 60610
Improving quality of life of children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer and leukemia through summer camps and other programs that give these children the chance to enjoy outdoor fun and adventure.
AGE RANGE: 7+
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

TLC Camp, 630-620-6744
PO Box 512
Lombard, IL 60148
Unique experience providing a safe and fun-filled week of camp activities for children with cancer and a sibling.
AGE RANGE: 5-13
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

True North Treks, 773-972-2367
2219 Colfax Street
Evanston, IL 60201
Dedicated to enriching the lives of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors through contemplative and outdoor-based activities.
AGE RANGE: 18-39
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[INDIANA]

Camp Watcha-Wanna-Do, 260-609-3155
PO Box 11166
Fort Wayne, IN 46856
A one-week camp for children with and surviving cancer, and their siblings whose mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their physical condition, are given the chance to flourish through recreational activity.
AGE RANGE: 7-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[IOWA]

The Heart Connection Oncology Camp, 515-243-6239
1221 Center St., Ste. 12
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Enhances the quality of life for children with cancer by providing programs for recreation, education, and family support
AGE RANGE: 5-40
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[KANSAS]

Camp Hope, 800-ACS-2345   
1315 SW Arrowhead Rd.
Topeka, KS 66604
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 8-18
COST: FREE
[website]

Camp Quality, 913-299-6650
8735 Lafayette
Kansas City, KS 66109
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 5-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Greater Kansas City, 816-540-5846
1606 Richmond Dr.
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 4-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[KENTUCKY]

The Center for Courageous Kids, 270-618-2900
1501 Burnley Rd
Scottsville, KY 42164
Uplift the spirits of children who have life-threatening illnesses by creating experiences year round that are memorable, exciting, fun, build self-esteem, are physically safe, and medically sound.
AGE RANGE: 7-15, 18-21 (soon)
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Kentucky, 502-673-8365
PO Box 535
Bloomfield, KY 40008
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Indian Summer Camp, 502-491-8518
PO Box 535
Bloomfield, KY 40008
Gives children who have or have had cancer the chance to get away and just have a good time and meet others who understand what they are going through.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Touched By Cancer Youth Day Camp, 800-ACS-2345   
297 Buttermilk Pk.
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 6-12
COST: FREE
[website]

[LOUISIANA]

Camp Challenge, 504-347-CAMP
PO Box 641253
Kenner, LA 70064
A grass roots non-profit organization dedicated to giving ill children and their siblings a fantastic summer camp experience.
AGE RANGE: 6-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Louisiana, 318-329-7993
638 Ervin Cotton Rd.
Eros, LA 71238
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 4-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[MAINE]

Camp Sunshine, 207-655-3800
35 Acadia Rd.
Casco, ME 04015
Year-round programs providing respite, support, joy and hope to children with life-threatening illnesses and their immediate families.
AGE RANGE: 0-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[MARYLAND]

Camp Friendship, 410-531-0758
10718 Cleos Court
Columbia, MD 21045
Improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families by providing year round recreational and support programs.
AGE RANGE: 2-35
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Sunrise and SunSibs, 800-ACS-2345   
8219 TownCenter Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21236
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 4-18
COST: FREE
[website]

[MASSACHUSETTS]

Camp Nan-Ke-Rafe, 508-896-8949
165 Nan-Ke-Rafe Path
Brewster, MA 02631
Helping children facing life-threatening illnesses by giving them a respite from the world of hospitals and treatments where they could enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Next Step, 617-864.2921
86A Sherman Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
Provides retreats and workshops that help young adults with cancer by providing a place to feel safe enough to laugh, share experiences, and create a sense of community with peers who truly understand their unique challenges.
AGE RANGE: 15-39
COST: FREE

[website] [email]

[MICHIGAN]

Camp Catch-A-Rainbow, 800-ACS-2345 
1755 Abbey Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again and see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 4-15
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Michigan, 231-582-2471
PO Box 345
Boyne City, MI 49712
Providing quality experiences for children with cancer through several annual adventure programs and other fun-filled and exciting events.
AGE RANGE: 4-19
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Little Mary's Hospitality House, 231-848-4699
1580 Seaman Rd., PO Box 27
Wellston, MI 49689
A year round, family-oriented vacation home serving families who have or have lost children with catastrophic, debilitating, life threatening or terminal illnesses.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Special Days Camps, 866-448-4710
7260 S. Stony Lake Rd.
Jackson, MI 48821
Provides a safe and exciting place to come and enjoy normal childhood camp activities in a healthy, outdoor setting.
AGE RANGE: 6-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[MINNESOTA]

Camp Amanda, 763-550-0157
9859 13th Ave. North
Plymouth, MN 55441
A special camp for children and teens who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or significant person in their lives.
AGE RANGE: 6-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Courage Camps, 866-520-0504
3915 Golden Valley Rd.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Offers safe, accessible, natural environments where children and adults with disabilities or illnesses can discover abilities they never knew they had.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Jornada, 507-358-0958
PO Box 6694
Rochester, MN 55903
Provides free camp programs for children directly affected by cancer and a year-round support network for the children and their families.
AGE RANGE: 5-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[MISSISSIPPI]

Camp Rainbow, 800-ACS-2345   
1380 Livingston Ln.
Jackson, MS 39213
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website]

Christians Living With Cancer Family Camp, 866-HOPEWELL
24 County Rd. 231
Oxford, MS 38655
Open to the entire immediate family of a child with cancer, the camp offers time off to relax, making it possible for families to have fun together and feel joy.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[MISSOURI]

Camp Barnabas, 417-476-2565
Rt. 2 Box 131
Purdy, MO 65734
Offer childhood experiences to children and young adults with cancer and other diseases with one week of engaging activities that build courage and self-esteem.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Rainbow, 314-469-8035
14309 Millbriar Circle
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Providing seriously ill children the opportunity to enjoy a camping experience in an environment that allows each child to participate in exciting activities, to make new friends, to build self-esteem, and to be relieved of the everyday stress caused by their illness.
AGE RANGE: 6-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Central Missouri, 573-486-0179
133 East 5th St.
Hermann, MO 65041
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 5-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Northwest Missouri, 816-232-2267
PO Box 19
Union Star, MO 64494
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Ozarks, 417-624-7147
2721 Kennedy Ave.
Joplin, MO 64801
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Sunrise, 800-ACS-2345   
1013 Weber Rd.
Farmington, MO 63640
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 0-8
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp We Can, 800-ACS-2345   
106 Farrar Dr Ste 104
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website]

[MONTANA]

Camp Mak-A-Dream, 406-549-5987
PO Box 1450
Missoula, MT 59806
A medically supervised, camp for adolescents and young adults with cancer and their siblings that offers a variety of activities including swimming, ropes course, archery, outdoor games, hiking, fishing, crafts, and group cabin chat plus much, much more.
AGE RANGE: 6-25
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Big Sky Kids Program, 406-586-1781
6901 Goldenstein Lane
Bozeman, MT 59715
Outdoor recreation camping experiences for young cancer patients providing emotional support, a sense of normalcy and a network of friends who share similar experiences.
AGE RANGE: 5-23
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Cancer Family Network of Montana, 406-587-8080
PO Box 6446
Bozeman, MT 59771
Providing peer support for children, adults, families and siblings affected by cancer through exciting, restful and engaging camp and retreat experiences.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NEBRASKA]

Camp CoHoLo, 402-330-2449
Children's Cancer Camps of Nebraska
PO Box 24466
Omaha, NE 68124
Providing children with cancer the opportunity to enjoy a normal summer camp experience at a safe haven nestled within the wilderness. AGE RANGE: 6-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NEVADA]

Camp Cartwheel, 702-735-8434
Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation
6070 S. Eastern Ave. Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Providing social, emotional, educational, and psychological support services and programs to families of ALL children who are diagnosed with a life threatening or critical illness such as cancer. AGE RANGE: 5-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NEW HAMPSHIRE]

Camp Winning Spirit, 603-645-1489
c/o Childhood Cancer Lifeline of NH
PO Box 395
Hillsboro, NH 03244
A family camp held Labor Day weekend in conjunction with YMCA Camp Coniston in Croydon, NH. that is dedicated to supporting [primarily] local families who have children with cancer, or ongoing issues related to cancer treatment.
AGE RANGE: 0-21
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NEW JERSEY]

Camp Dream St., 201-569-7900
411 East Clinton Ave.
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Providing children with cancer and other blood disorders with a fun-filled week-long summer camp experience with their siblings.
AGE RANGE: 4-14
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Happy Times, 973-761-0422
2101 Millburn Ave.
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Providing children with cancer with a one-week overnight camping experience that promotes friendship, independence and cooperation.
AGE RANGE: 5-21
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp No Worries, 856-234-6200
YMCA of Burlington County
59 Centerton Rd.
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
A special summer camp where children with cancer, their siblings, and bereaved siblings can relax, enjoy themselves and thrive in the feeling of camaraderie.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - New Jersey, 732-780-1409
PO Box 264
Adelphia, NJ 07710
A one-week summer camp experience focused to care for the emotional needs of children with cancer and their families.
AGE RANGE: 5-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Sister Pat's Kids Camp, 908-654-7398
c/o Mid-Hudson Valley Camps
PO Box 197
Esopus, NY 12429
A week-long summer session for children with cancer situated on a peaceful estate along the Hudson River that is home to a variety of exciting programs.
AGE RANGE: 5-15
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NEW MEXICO]

Camp Enchantment; Super Stars Sibling, 800-ACS-2345   
10501 Montgomery Blvd. North East Suite 300
Albuquerque, NM 87111
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] 

The Imus Ranch, 505-421-4687
PO Box 250
Ribera, NM 87560
A real working ranch providing children affected by cancer and serious blood disorders with the experience of the great American cowboy and cowgirl.
AGE RANGE: 11-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NEW YORK]

Camp Adventure, 800-ACS-2345   
75 Davids Dr.
Hauppauge, NY 11788
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 6-18
COST: FREE
[website] 

Camp Good Days & Special Times, 800-785-2135
1332 Pittsford-Mendon Rd.
Mendon, NY 14506
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer through year round camping activities.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Open Arms, 585-423-9700
255 Alexander St.
Rochester, NY 14607
A two-week day camp held each summer for any child touched by cancer or who has a family member living with the disease.
AGE RANGE: 3-14
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Simcha, 212-699-6661
151 West 30th St.
New York, NY 10001
Providing the experience of a lifetime for kids facing cancer amidst an oasis of carefree fun and emotional rejuvenation.
AGE RANGE: 6-21
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

CG Men's Retreat, 518-926-6629
Lake George @ C.R. Wood Cancer Center
100 Park Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
A 3 Day/2 Night program for men living with and beyond cancer that offers the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, escape the stress of everyday life and build camaraderie.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: $100
[email]

Cindy's Comfort Camp, 518-926-6515
Lake Luzerne @ C.R. Wood Cancer Center
100 Park Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
A free weekend overnight camp for children who have experienced the death or serious illness of a parent or sibling and/or for those who have suffered a loss and those who have family members that are ill.
AGE RANGE: 6-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Cindy's Retreat, 518-926-6619
Silver Bay @ C.R. Wood Cancer Center
100 Park Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
A biannual weekend long program for women who are living with and beyond cancer to encourage focus on physical, emotional and spiritual healing.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: $200
[website] [email]

Double H Ranch, 518-696-5676
97 Hidden Valley Rd.
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Providing specialized camping and year round services for children and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses to enrich their lives and provide memorable experiences.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Happiness Is Camping, 718-295-3100
2169 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10453
A traditional sleep-away camp for kids with cancer where the remarkable is routine and where friendship, camaraderie and enrichment are fostered.
AGE RANGE: 6-14
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Sunrise Day Camp, 516-766-4341
15 Neil Court
Oceanside, NY 11572
A special day camp for children with all types of cancer designed to meet their emotional, social, recreational and physical needs.
AGE RANGE: 3-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NORTH CAROLINA]

Camp Care, 704-841-8935
PO Box 35072
Charlotte, NC 28235
Offering children with cancer the chance to escape the daily routine and share their thoughts with other children like themselves.
AGE RANGE: 3-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Carefree, 336-427-0966
275 Carefree Lane
Stokesdale, NC 27357
Providing an exciting and memorable one week camping experience for youngsters from North Carolina and neighboring states with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 6-16
COST: FREE
[website] 

Victory Junction Gang, 336-498-9055
4500 Adam's Way
Randleman, NC, 27317
Enriches the lives of children with cancer byproviding life-changingcamping experiences that are exciting, fun, and empowering, in asafe and medically sound environment.
AGE RANGE: 7-15
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Merry Times, 800-322-0178
300 West Ton-A-Wandah Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Provides emotional support to children with Cancer and their families through engaging camp activities such as swimming, canoeing, fishing and woodworking.
AGE RANGE: 4-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Wind River Cancer Wellness Retreats, 828-863-2343
430 Larsen Lane
Tryon, NC, 28782
Offering cancer survivors a special place in nature to slow down, connect with other survivors, enjoy Yoga, Tai Chi, Art Therapy, Healing Touch, Healthy Eating and HAVE FUN! Open to men and women with all types and stages of cancer.
AGE RANGE: 21+
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[NORTH DAKOTA]

Kamp Kace, 701-234-7544
Box 6001
Fargo, ND 58108
Offering children with cancer a special camping experience with recreational activities on 88 acres of wilderness, lake shore and meadows.
AGE RANGE: 5-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[OHIO]

Camp Quality - Ohio, 866-364-1258
3047 Dover Dr.
Akron, OH 44312
A one-week summer camp experience focused to care for the emotional needs of children with cancer and their families.
AGE RANGE: 4-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Kids 'n Kamp, 614-262-2220
3440 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus OH 43202
Devoted to the social, educational and emotional needs of children with cancer by providing family activities, tutoring, counseling and support opportunities.
AGE RANGE: 0-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[OKLAHOMA]

Camp OK Corral, 800-ACS-2345   
5110 S Yale #101
Tulsa, OK 74135
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] 

[OREGON]

Athletes for Cancer Survivorship Camps
216 Cascade Ave. #226
Hood River, OR 97031
Adventure camps empowering young adults to get their lives back after cancer through surf and standup paddle instruction and connecting with peers facing simliar challenges.
AGE RANGE: 18-40
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Millenium, 541-677-0600
PO Box 2064
Roseburg, OR 97470
Offers children with cancer a week filled with fun with time to be themselves and to share in a variety of adventurous summer camp activities.
AGE RANGE: 5-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Kiteboarding 4 Cancer, 541-490-9621
8272 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97220
Harnesses the healing power of wind and water with the determination of the human spirit to those affected by cancer through community kiteboarding and standup paddlesurf events -- all to fund local and regional advocacy, prevention, and survivorship programs.
AGE RANGE: 18-40
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[PENNSYLVANIA]

Camp Dost, 570-214-2889
Ronald McDonald House of Danville
100 North Academy Avenue, PO Box 300
Danville, Pennsylvania 17821
Offing children with cancer an their siblings with both a one week summer and day camp experience filled with exciting activities such as biking, arts and crafts, swimming, music, archery, rock climbing, woodworking and more.
AGE RANGE: 5-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Victory, 570-458-6530
58 Camp Victory Rd.
Millville, PA 17846
Providing children with cancer and other diseases a loving and supportive camping environment and fostering a sense of belonging and support.
AGE RANGE: 8-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Ronald McDonald Camp, 215-387-8406
3925 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A fun-filled camp for children and teens with cancer that provides age-appropriate activities within a well-supervised and structured environment.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[RHODE ISLAND]

Camp Hope, 800-ACS-2345   
931 Jefferson Blvd. Suite 3004
Warwick, RI 02886
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 8-17
COST: FREE
[website] 

[SOUTH CAROLINA]

Camp Debbie Lou, 843-841-2486
1127 Haymount Rd.
Latta, South Carolina 29565
A special retreat for children who've been diagnosed with cancer and their entire family that offers a relaxing and fun-filled summertime getaway.
AGE RANGE: 4-14
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Happy Days, 843-571-4336
1622 Ashley Hall Rd.
Charleston, SC 29407
Offering kids with cancer and their families new friends, pride and self-esteem through specialized camping programs and activities.
AGE RANGE: 4-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Kemo, 803-434-3503
Seven Richland Medical Park, Ste. 203
Columbia, SC 29203
A week-long summer camp for adolescents with cancer and their siblings with fun activities like swimming, boating and hiking that let kids simply be kids.
AGE RANGE: 5-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[SOUTH DAKOTA]

Camp Bring It On, 605-328-7157
c/o Sanford Children's
1305 West 18th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
A special camp for kids with cancer that brings quality of life to those in need by promoting uniqueness, hope, energy and fun.
AGE RANGE: 6-18
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[TENNESSEE]

Camp Rainbow, 931-647-9865
PO Box 3522
Clarksville, TN 37043
A special summer camp that caters to the needs of seriously ill children whose medical problems keep them from attending regular camps.
AGE RANGE: 5-12
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Horizon, 800-ACS-2345   
2008 Charlotte Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 6-17
COST: FREE
[website] 

Minnie Pearl Young Adult Cancer Survivor Retreat, 615-467-1936
The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation
310 25th Avenue North, Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37203
Providing a magical weekend of fun, camaraderie and relaxation to young adults with cancer led by experienced professionals and retreat staff.
AGE RANGE: 18-40
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[TEXAS]

Camp Aranazau, 361-727-0800
PO Box 1059
Rockport, TX 78381
Dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with cancer by providing unique camping, environmental studies, and retreat experiences.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Discovery, 800-ACS-2345   
2433 Ridgepoint Ste. A
Austin, TX 78754
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-16
COST: FREE
[website] 

Camp For All, 979-289-3752
6301 Rehburg Rd.
Burton, Texas 77835
A unique camping and retreat facility that works in partnership with special needs groups to enrich the lives of those with chronic illnesses.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Periwinkle, 713-807-0191
3000 Richmond, Ste. 110
Houston, TX 77098
A one-week camp for young cancer patients and their siblings to rehabilitate emotional well being through uplifting camp activities in a safe environment.
AGE RANGE: 7-15
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Sanguinity, 682-885-4000
801 Seventh Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Allows kids a chance to make friends and share experiences with other young cancer patients in a safe and therapeutic environment.
AGE RANGE: 4-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Planet Cancer, 512-452-9010
314 E. Highland Mall Blvd, Ste. 260-17
Austin, Texas 78752
Award-winning young adult-focused community offering survivor retreat programs, social networking, and online forums with real world advice and inspiring stories.
AGE RANGE: 18-40
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[UTAH]

Camp Hobe, 801-631-2742
PO Box 520755
Salt Lake City, UT 84152
A special summer camp designed for children with cancer and their siblings, who are often forgotten in the cancer experience.
AGE RANGE: 4-19
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[VERMONT]

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, 802-244-8701
PO Box 576
Waterbury, VT 05676
Provides challenging, extraordinary experiences in a safe and loving environment for kids who have or have had cancer
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[VIRGINIA]

Camp Fantastic / Special Love, 888-930-2707
117 Youth Development Court
Winchester, VA 22602
Offering children with cancer the chance to jump, play, explore, laugh, swim and make friends through a special camping community.
AGE RANGE: 7-17(Camp Fantastic) & 7-25+(Special Love)
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Holiday Trails, 434-977-3781
400 Holiday Trails Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Committed to providing a positive camp experience for children with special medical needs and chronic illnesses and their families.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Kesem - Virginia, 434-924-8679
PO Box 4321
Charlottesville, VA 22903
A week-long sleep away camp for children with cancer that provides a safe, nurturing and fun environment, giving campers an experience they will never forget.
AGE RANGE: 6-13
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Unali, 443-927-6644
PO Box 1448
Harrisonburg, VA 22803
A summer camp for children who are cancer survivors that offers supportive, fun and engaging activities such as canoeing, horseback riding and arts & crafts.
AGE RANGE: 7-16
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[WASHINGTON]

Camp Agape, 206-818-9982
2100 Boyer Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
Provides a camping experience for all children afflicted with cancer and their families by fostering an opportunity for enjoyment and learning.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Goodtimes West, 800-ACS-2345   
2120 First Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98109
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Prime Time, 509-248-2854
PO Box 148
Yakima, WA 98907
Providing a recreational facility in a wilderness setting for those families who have a child living with a serious or terminal illness.
AGE RANGE: 0-10
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Ross Point Camp, 800-ACS-2345   
1403 W 3rd.
Spokane, WA 99204
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 5-17
COST: FREE
[website] 

True North Treks
2219 Colfax Street
Evanston, IL 60201
Dedicated to supporting young adult cancer survivors through experiential treks in nature focusing on outdoor skills development and mindful awareness practices.
AGE RANGE: 18+ or Parental Consent
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

[WASHINGTON D.C.]

[WEST VIRGINIA]

Camp WINACA, 800-ACS-2345   
122 High St.
Morgantown, WV 26501
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: 7-16
COST: FREE
[website] 

[WISCONSIN]

Camp Hozhoni Weekend, 800-ACS-2345   
PO Box 902N19 W 24350 Riverwood Dr.
Waukesha, WI 53188
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
AGE RANGE: ALL
COST: FREE
[website] 

[WYOMING]

[CANADA]

Camp Oochigeas, 416-961-6624 x200
60 St. Clair Ave. East, Suite 201
Toronto, ON M4T 1N5
Offers year-round camping and support programs for children affected by childhood cancer by providing fun and meaningful experiences.
AGE RANGE: 6-19
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Trillium, 888-999-CAMP
940 Queensdale Ave. East
Hamilton ON L8V 1N4
Promotes recreational experiences to bring children with cancer and their families together through an environment that fosters healing.
AGE RANGE: 4-17
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Camp Quality - Toronto, 800-294-7841
PO Box 355
Carleton Place ON K7C 3P4
A unique international camping program whose purpose is to bring a week of fun and joy into the lives of children with cancer.
AGE RANGE: N/A
COST: FREE
[website] [email]

Kids Cancer Camps of Alberta, 888-554-2267
302, 609 - 14 St. NW
Calgary, AL T2N 2A1
Provides year-round camping experiences and support opportunities for young people and their families affected with cancer.
AGE RANGE: 3-25
COST: FREE
[website] [email]