Camp Care

July 16-20

Camp Care our summer day camp for children currently in treatment and/or three years out of treatment or with a sibling in that situation. Campers must be between the ages of 5 to 13 to attend. Campers enjoy varied activities, including fishing, rock climbing, laser tag, movies and much more. An on-site nurse or doctor provides medical oversight while the children have fun in a safe environment. An application is required for each child.

Register for Camp Care

 

CAMP SPOTLIGHT

June 25-29

Manship Theatre and Cancer Services present Camp Spotlight, a theatre camp for children affected by cancer. Children sing, dance and have a great time while honing their acting skills. Campers focus on these disciplines while working on a final performance with scenes and songs from some of their favorite musicalsLIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!

Register for Camp Spotlight

 

CAMP CLIMB

June 11-15

Camp Climb is our summer day camp for children who have a parent or guardian currently in active cancer treatment or those who are up to three years post-active treatment. Campers must be between the ages of 6-12 to attend. This camp gives campers a therapeutic and fun filled camp experience with other kids in similar situations.  Campers enjoy varied activities, including rock climbing, laser tag, movies and more.  Additionally, kids are given the opportunity to develop age-appropriate, individualized coping skills and given emotional support to help with feelings associated with having a parent or guardian dealing with cancer. An application is required for each child.

Register for Camp Climb

 

Camp Erin® South Louisiana

October 26-28

Camp Erin®, created and funded by The Moyer Foundation, is the largest nationwide network of free overnight bereavement camps for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. This camp gives campers a therapeutic and fun filled camp experience with other kids in similar situations.  Campers enjoy varied activities.  Additionally, kids are given the opportunity to develop age-appropriate, individualized coping skills and given emotional support to help with the grief associated with losing a loved one.

Registration coming soon

 

Volunteer Counselors

Our camps would not be possible without the help of some amazing volunteers! Applications are now available for Camp Counselors for Camp Care and Camp Climb.

Apply to be a Camp Counselor 

Cancer Services is Here to Help!

As with all of Cancer Services’ programs and services, camps are free of charge. For more information, please call us at 225-927-2273.