Sibling Camp

Camp Heart Connection’s Sibling Camp is a true summer camp experience, with activities including rock wall climbing, arts and crafts, horseback riding, and more. Siblings are typically not the center of attention when it comes to childhood cancer, but they still carry the scars of cancer inside. Our Sibling Camp, for siblings to experience a week they can call their own. It’s a place where they can reconcile their emotions and meet others who’ve lost a sibling to cancer. No matter the treatment outcome of their sibling, this week is theirs and free to attend. Once a camper comes to camp, whether for one week or their entire childhood, they will forever be part of the Camp Heart Connection family.

2023 Sibling Camp will be held Aug. 13-19 at the Des Moines Y Camp in Boone!

Wondering all about Sibling Camp? Check out our FAQs.

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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.

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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 Our 2022 Camp Supporters!

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