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Sleep Away Camp Guide

Sleep Away Camps | Services & Resources | Camps for Kids with Cancer

Sleep Away Camps

Camp Hidden Meadows
Ages 6-16. Coed, overnight camp. 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-week sessions. Horses, rafting, arts, mountain boarding, organic farming, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing, sports, 1000-foot zipline and more! , Bartow, WV, 304-456-5191.

Camp Horizons
Ages 6-17. ACA accredited. A coed, traditional sleep away camp located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Celebrating 35 years of unforgettable memories, friendships and fun! ,, 3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA, 540-896-7600.

Randolph-Macon Academy
Walk in the footsteps of legends, conduct experiements, or weave tales of wonder in this camp for rising sixth through eigth grade students. Two-week and four-week sessions available. , 200 Academy Dr., Front Royal, VA, 540-636-5484.

Science Camp Watonka
Boys, ages 8-16. A fun-filled science program combining "Hands-on" science activities with over 50 traditional camp activities. All programs are camper-selected. ACA accredited. ,, Box 127, Hawley, PA, 570-226-1917.

Services & Resources

Lakeforest Mall 2017 Summer Camp & Activities Expo
Speak one-on-one with Summer Camp and Summer Program providers. See website for 2017 dates. , Gaithersburg, MD, 301-670-0599.

The Montgomery County Camp & Summer Fun Expo
Presented by Washington Parent Magazine
Sunday, January 29, 2017; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free activities, demonstrations, giveaways, prizes and performances. Meet with summer program representatives, day camp and overnight camp directors and associates from summer fun destinations to plan your 2016 summer. Food available for purchase. Hilton Hotel Meeting Center (1.5 miles north of White Flint Mall), 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD. ,, 301-320-2321.

The Northern Virginia Camp & Summer Fun Expo
Presented by Washington Parent Magazine
February 25 & 26, 2017; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Join us for two full days showcasing summer programs, day camps, special needs, sleep away camps and general summer fun destinations. Activities, exhibits and entertainment. ,, Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Dulles, VA, 301-320-2321.

Camps for Kids with Cancer

Camp Friendship
Carol Jean Cancer Foundation, Inc.
A special week-long residential camp for children with cancer, offered free of charge and designed especially with their needs in mind. ,

Camp Sunrise
A one-week sleep away camp for children ages 4-18 who have or had cancer. , 410-933-5136.

Special Love for Children with Cancer
A nonprofit organization that provides support for cancer families through Camp Fantastic and other events throughout the year. , 888-930-2707.