Majority (95 percent) of 2017 campers confirm plans to attend 2018 Camps
Camp Casco, a nonprofit organization offering free camp experiences for childhood cancer patients and survivors, has opened up applications for campers, counselors and volunteers for its two camps this year, Camp Casco’s Inaugural Day Camp and its 4th annual Overnight Camp, both themed “Lights, Camera, Action!” Camp Casco provides opportunities for campers to increase self-esteem, experience independence, practice good teamwork and forge lasting friendships, all under the supervision of medical professionals and experienced camp counselors.
Camp Casco Day Camp
What: Day Camp is a week-long summer camp without sleeping accommodations. It provides children and their families a great introduction to the camp experience, offering arts and crafts, water fights and field games.
Theme Days: Spy Kids, Pirates and Mermaids, Heroes and Villains and Pixar.
When: Monday, July 2 - Friday, July 6, 2018.
Where: LINX Camps at Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA
Camp Casco Overnight Camp
What: Overnight Camp is a week-long sleepaway camp, offering campers a perfect getaway and opportunity to conquer waterslides, roast marshmallows by the campfire and dance the night away. Older campers can also participate in team-building and leadership exercises.
Theme Days: Witches and Wizards, Oldies but Goodies, Disney, Secret Agents/ Mission Impossible and Epic Adventures.
When: Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 25, 2018.
Where: YMCA Berkshire Outdoor Center, Becket, MA.
Camper applications are open now and close on March 31, 2018. There is a $100 application fee for applications past the deadline. All proceeds for late applications go right back into funding Camp Casco. Eligible campers are current cancer patients or survivors, who live in New England. Day Camp applicants must be between the ages of 5-10; Overnight Camp campers must be between the ages of 7-17.
Volunteer and camp counselor applications are open now and and close on March 31, 2018. Camp Casco is always looking for enthusiastic counselors and volunteers to join the team and they offer different levels of commitments for its volunteers.