Johns Hopkins Camp Sunrise
WGM/WGP Special Project for 2016-2017
Camp Sunrise is a week-long summer camp held in early August in Maryland for children who have been diagnosed with or have survived cancer. Over 120 campers are given the opportunity to establish strong peer relationships with other children that are going through the same experiences and feelings with their cancer treatment. At Camp Sunrise, campers also gain independence from the regimen of cancer treatment, and enhance their self-confidence by trying new activities offered while attending the camp. Campers return home reinvigorated, with deep friendships and happy memories. Camp Sunrise is maintained and sponsored by Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Division of Pediatric Oncology. The camp is volunteer run and is free for each camper.