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Teen Programs

In addition to summer camp, there are many exciting programs at Camp Sunshine for teens.
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  • Teen Retreat

    Spring Teen Retreat at Camp Twin Lakes-Rutledge
    March 3-5, 2017

    Teens ages 13-18 can join us for this fun weekend of sports, biking, fishing, archery, and much more! A bus will be provided from the Camp Sunshine House at 4:30 pm on Friday (space is limited!). Applications will be available online January 17 and are due by February 13. If you would like an application mailed to you, or have any questions, please contact Deanna by phone or e-mail.

  • Summer Camp

    One week of Summer Camp is for teens ages 13-18. The program and schedule are designed specifically for teenagers. Summer Camp is held at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, Georgia. "It's great! Everyone should come! But you're got to be special. You've got to have cancer." - A camper from 1983

  • Washington, DC Excursion

    Each spring Camp Sunshine offers an excursion to Washington, D.C., for 16-18 year olds. The four days include many extraordinary experiences and tours. Camp Sunshine arranges to meet members of Congress, tour the Capitol, spend a day with the F.B.I. at their training academy in Quantico, Virginia, tour The White House and experience many of the cultural and educational opportunities in our nation's capital.

  • Outdoor Challenge

    Every summer an Outdoor Challenge program is offered to a limited number of teens. The program may be a trip to a Dude Ranch in North Carolina or a leadership training program in the Colorado Rockies. The trip is packed with challenges, adventure, fun, and most importantly, the opportunity to discover hidden strengths and build character.

  • Lock-In and Winter Dance

    Special events are held throughout the year at Camp Sunshine House for teens, such as the Winter Dance and Lock-In. These activities allow the teens an opportunity to see camp friends and to make new friends with those who have recently been diagnosed.

  • Planning for College

    What's Next? Planning for College is a program offered each fall for high school juniors and seniors. Topics include navigating admission process, getting into the college of your choice and scholarships for cancer survivors.