|Camp Sunshine serves all children treated
for cancer in Georgia. Red dots indicate
areas where our campers live.
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Children with cancer are normal children with special needs who want to participate fully in the everyday experiences of growing up. Camp Sunshine 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 Sunshine offers a variety of programs, which encompass the entire family - brothers, sisters and parents! A network of support is made up of other families experiencing the challenges of fighting cancer.
Often isolated from their peers due to their illness and the demands of treatment, the children who attend Camp Sunshine programs realize they are not alone in their struggle with cancer. They gain new strength and hope from others who have faced similar problems and the positive effects last far beyond the brief time spent at camp. We believe the friendships the children make through Camp Sunshine will give them encouragement and hope as they face the challenges of childhood cancer.
In addition to paid professional staff, Camp Sunshine has dedicated volunteers that help, as well as medical professionals who can administer medication and other types of treatment to children with cancer. All volunteers participate in an extensive application and training process and must past a background check.
For updated information on all Camp Sunshine events, view the programming calendars on our web site.
If you have specific questions about Camp Sunshine or the numerous programs offered, please call the office at 404-325-7979.
The lives of children with cancer will be restored and strengthened by the embrace of our Camp Sunshine community.
Camp Sunshine enriches the lives of Georgia’s children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs.
Camp Sunshine is committed to:
Camp Sunshine is an accredited camp of the American Camp Association.
Our American Camp Association accreditation is just one of many steps that we have taken to ensure that your child has a quality, and safe camping experience.