Introducing Summer 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 summer.
Online registration for NEW families (who have not received a Box of Sunshine OR participated in an in-person program) will open on at 12pm EST on Wednesday, May 5th. Families should register as soon as possible as supplies are limited.
RETURN families: Mark your calendars! Registration for all families, including those who have already received a Box of Sunshine OR participated in an in-person program, will open at 12pm EST on Wednesday, May 12th.
Registration for all families will close on Wednesday, May 19th or when capacity has been reached, whichever comes first.
Box of Sunshine: Summer 2021
We are excited to share our brand – new Summer 2021 Box of Sunshine with you! Get ready for a box full of hands – on activities, arts and crafts projects, challenges, goodies, and more. All the fun is designed for the whole family to enjoy whenever and however you choose. Each Box of Sunshine will include wish boats for each of the children to create – one of our most special Camp Sunshine traditions.
You’ll also receive access to a website full of on-demand video content including project demonstrations from volunteers and staff, a variety of guided activities from volunteers, and greetings from special guests.
Camp Sunshine: Together at Home: Summer 2021
Together at Home: Summer 2021 virtual sessions include a Box of Sunshine mailed to your home with everything listed above, plus 4 evenings of virtual family programming. Get ready for a virtual twist on some beloved Camp Sunshine traditions along with some new activities, too! The program will include entertainment and activities, a talent show, and wish boat ceremony. With the opportunity to share videos for introductions, talent show performances, and to participate in the Love Cup Challenge, you’ll get to share with and see other families and volunteers while you relax during the program. All programs are designed for the whole family to participate in together. Programs run M – TH evenings at 7pm EST via Zoom.
1: June 28 – July 1: Retinoblastoma and Other Eye Cancers
2: July 5 – 8: Oncology 1
3: July 12 – 15: Hematology / Oncology (families of children with any eligible hematology OR oncology diagnosis)
4: July 19 – 22: Brain Tumor: Low Grade
5: Jul 26 – 29: Lupus (SLE, Sjogren’s syndrome, Wegener’s Granulomatosis)
6: Aug 2 – 5: Oncology 2
7: Aug 9 – 12: Nephrology / Solid Organ Transplant
8: Aug 16 – 19: Sickle Cell Disease
9: Aug 23 – 26: Mixed Diagnosis (for families of children with any eligible diagnosis)
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
Note that due to the cost of shipping, we can only mail materials to families in the US and Canada.
Register Online (please click the link below):
*Supplies are limited, so please register as soon as you are eligible! Registration for all families will close on Wednesday, May 19th or when capacity is reached, whichever comes sooner.