The following is a list of Summer Camps for 2012 available for kids and teens that have survived a brain tumor or are affected by a loved one’s Brain Tumor diagnosis. We do not endorse any of these camps and provide the links and contact information so you can do your own due diligence. If you have any recommendations, email us at ItsJustBenign@gmail.com.
Camp Jenka - Middletown, NJ Summer 2012
Camp Jinka is a free summer program offered by the David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Center to kids and teens whose lives have been impacted by a loved one's diagnosis of a brain tumor.
Jessie Chism at 732-450-8111
Camp Rainbow - Chesterfield, MO near St Louis - July 2012
Camp Rainbow… An extraordinary camp for some extraordinary kids. Creating a place for seriously ill children to grow, to discover and to thrive. Creating a positive, supportive atmosphere through praise, love, attention and laughter. Camp Rainbow . . . A place where children can see how wonderful they really are!! For more info call 314-469-8035 or visit Camp Rainbow
Children's Tumor Foundation NFCAMP - July 2012
Camp Kostopoulos, Emigration Canyon, Utah (35 minutes from Salt Lake City Airport)
Join us! A unique chance for young adults (ages 12-21) to connect with peers who understand what it’s like to live with NF. Camp will be held in two one-week sessions. For more info visit NFCAMP 2012 page
Camp Sunshine - Casco, Maine - Year Round Programs
Nestled alongside the shores of beautiful Sebago Lake, Camp Sunshine provides respite, support, joy and hope to children with life-threatening illnesses and their immediate families through various stages of a child’s illness. The year-round program is free of charge to all families, and includes 24-hour onsite medical and psychosocial support. Bereavement groups are also offered for families who have lost a child to an illness. Visit Camp Sunshine
Children's Brain Tumor Foundation - Various Locations - June through Early September
Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) hosts various camps in Maine, Wisconsin, and Montana for teens, young adults and families. Go to CBTF Summer Camps for more info.