Introducing Fall 2021: Camp Sunshine at Home Programs!
Until we can be together at Camp again, we are grateful to continue to stay connected and spread joy and hope far and wide through Camp Sunshine at Home programming this fall.
Camp Sunshine: Together at Home – Great Pumpkin Edition: October 29 – 30 (virtual)
Camp Sunshine: Together at Home – Bereavement: November 5 – 6 (virtual)*
Each program includes the option of signing up to participate in the virtual program (including a Box of Sunshine), or for the Box of Sunshine portion of the program only. Check out the information below for information about the program and the link to register!
*Bereavement programming is for families who have previously participated in a Camp Sunshine program (in–person or virtually). Details including registration are sent directly to eligible families. If you did not receive an email and previously participated, please contact us and let us know if you have any questions.
Box of Sunshine: Great Pumpkin Edition
We are excited to share our brand-new 2021 Great Pumpkin Box of Sunshine with you! Get ready for a Halloween – themed box full of hands – on activities, arts and crafts projects, goodies, and more. All the fun is designed for the whole family to enjoy whenever and however you choose.
You’ll also receive access to a website full of brand–new on-demand video content including Halloween – themed project demonstrations from volunteers and staff, a baking demonstration from Chef Jon, greetings and special guests.
Camp Sunshine: Together at Home Great Pumpkin Edition (virtual program)
October 29 – 30 (Fri – Sat) 7pm EST each evening
Join us for a Spook-tacular weekend of Halloween fun, from the comfort of your own home! Together at Home: Great Pumpkin Edition includes a Halloween – themed Box of Sunshine mailed to your home with everything listed above, plus 2 evenings of virtual family programming. The program will include “pumpkin” for everyone with special entertainment and an interactive presentation all out Bugs to get you into the Halloween “spirit”. The program is designed for the whole family to participate in together, Friday and Saturday evening at 7pm EST and runs approximately 1 – 1.5 hours long. This is a “mixed diagnosis” program, open for families of children with any eligible diagnosis (eligibility details below). New families – this is a great way to join in the fun and experience a bit of the magic of Camp Sunshine, right at home!
Programs are for families with a child 18 years old or younger with one of the following diagnoses:
- A brain tumor
- Kidney disease
- Solid organ transplant recipients
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Wegener's granulomatosis, and Sjogren's syndrome (age 21 and younger)
- Sickle cell disease
- Other hematologic conditions: immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), aplastic anemia, beta thalassemia major, thrombocytosis, myelodysplastic syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, common variable immune deficiency (CVID), severe congenital neutropenia, sideroblastic anemia, autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS), Fanconi Anemia, Diamond-Blackfan Anemia, Schwachman-Diamond Syndrome, Dyskeratosis Congenita / Telomere Biology Disorders
Families may participate regardless of prior participation. Due to the cost of shipping, we can only mail materials to families in the US and Canada. Please note the Bereavement program is for families who have previously participated in a Camp Sunshine program, and will receive registration and details via email.
Camp Sunshine at Home: Great Pumpkin Edition: Register Online (please click the link below):
Registration closed on September 10th. If you have any questions, please contact the Camp Sunshine office.