Camp Journey

What is Camp Journey?

 Camp Journey is a camp providing a community of hope for children and their families touched by cancer.Dealing with childhood cancer can sometimes make “just being a kid” seem out of reach—and out of scope for the whole family. At Camp Journey, our goal is to change that perception and that reality. In this nurturing, medically supervised home-away-from-home, young cancer survivors can leave their worries behind for one magical week and immerse themselves in a fun-filled outdoor camp experience tailored expressly to their needs. Meanwhile, their families and caregivers can rest easy, knowing that trained oncology staff is on-site 24/7.  With roots dating to 1985, Camp Journey is a no-cost resident and day camp for children diagnosed with cancer, both on and off therapy. The camp gives these children the opportunity to spend a week in the outdoors, participating in typical camp activities while making friends with others who understand and share their situation. Along the way, they develop independence and confidence, learn new skills, and make memories to last a lifetime 

2017 CAMPS

RESIDENT CAMP 2017

Sunday July 30 through  Saturday August 5, 2017

Eligibility:  Ages 7 – 17 


DAY CAMP 2017

 9:15 AM – 4:00 PM

Monday, July 31st  through Thursday, August 3

Eligibility:  Ages 5 – 7

SPECIAL NOTE:  Day Camp is a separate program from Resident Camp.  Day Camp is for cancer survivors only (no siblings/friends).  Programming is designed specifically to meet the needs of these young ones and staffing is provided to accommodate them one-on-one as needed.  


Registration

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2017.  Please call for availability after this date. To request an application packet call, Kari Allen at 509-863-7379 or email kari@rosspoint.org or an application may be downloaded here – Camper Application 2017.   

How you can help!

 Camp Journey needs the donations of the following items:

2017 Supply Needs/Wants

Day Camp

  • Sleeping Mats (10)
  • Car Seats (4)

Outdoor Equipment

  • Permanent Storage Building with floor (20×30)
  • Fishing Chairs (3)
  • Kayak (1)
  • Stand-up Paddle Boards (5)
  • Pop-up Awnings (3)
  • 3 seat pop-up benches (3)

Program Supplies

  • Duct tape (lots)
  • Dress up clothes/costumes
  • Water/sand toys
  • Archery Bows (6) assorted sizes
  • Arrows (24) assorted sizes
  • Bow Stringer (1)
  • Archery Targets (3)
  • Craft Supplies to include:  Acrylic paint, paint brushes, sharpies, muslin fabric, fabric markers, card stock paper… (more to come)

If you are able to donate or know someone interested in donating please contact,  

Kari Allen  509-863-7379 or email  kari@rosspoint.org

If you would like to volunteer at Camp Journey click here


For more information on Camp Journey visit their website:

rosspoint.org/camp-journey