Sunrise Day Camp
Sunrise Day Camp-Pearl River is the world’s only full-summer day camp for children with cancer and their siblings, provided completely free of charge.
Eligibility: Children who are on active treatment for cancer or who have been on treatment within the last five years and their sibling(s) are eligible to attend Sunrise Day Camp.
Sunrise Day Camp is situated on the beautiful and expansive Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in Orangeburg, NY. Free transportation is available from local hospitals throughout the New York/New Jersey Metropolitan Area and designated hubs. The transportation locations vary annually depending on where the majority of the campers live.The core camp day is from 9:30 am to 3:45 pm (excluding transportation times).
Daily activities include arts and crafts, music, sports, swimming, dance, science and many more. All activities are modified to meet every child’s needs and abilities. Goals include helping children develop friendships, confidence, and interpersonal skills, while enjoying the simple pleasures of childhood.
Children with cancer and their siblings often live in a world of no, but at Sunrise Day Camp,
it is a world of YES!