Day Camp

Day Camp is for both the child diagnosed with cancer and siblings ages 5-12. Days are filled with summer fun and spending time with friends at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Home for Hope in Johnston and throughout the Des Moines Metro. Kids enjoy a healthy mix of activities at CCC as well as field trips to places such as the Blank Park Zoo, the Science Center of Iowa and more. CCC staff packs in all sorts of fun without the overnight stay!

2023 Day Camp Session #1: July 10-14

2023 Day Camp Session #2: July 17-21

More details and registration information coming in early 2023. 

Camp Heart
Connection's
Mission

Camp Heart Connection’s mission is to provide campers affected by childhood cancer and their families a secure environment to connect, grow and create lifelong memories.

What to expect

Some information about what to expect from the Camp experience.

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Children’s Cancer Connection is an affiliate of Children’s Oncology Camping Association (COCA). COCA is a non-profit organization with a mission to strengthen the international community of camps for children with cancer and their families through networking, advocacy and education.

Camp Heart Connection Camps are graciously supported by Care Camps.

Thank You to 2022 Lead Day Camp Supporters:

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