In it’s third year, Periwinkle Day Camp is a week-long summer day camp for children ages 7 to 12 with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses treated at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Periwinkle Day Camp provides a safe and emotionally-healing program to promote independence and grow self-esteem in every camper. This program is offered free of charge to patients ages 7 to 12 and their siblings..
Research shows the positive impact camps make on pediatric cancer patients. Campers grow in self-confidence while experiencing engaging activities in a community of peers facing similar challenges. Activities include interactive games, a climbing rock wall, archery, arts and crafts and an Olympics themed sports day.
When: Monday, June 18 – Friday, June 22, 2018
Where: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Houston, TX
Who: Children treated at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers ages 7 to 12. A brother or sister (ages 7 to 12) may also attend camp, cousins or friends may not be substituted for a brother or sister.
How to Apply: Applications available in February 2018
For Campers: Larry Geiger, 713.807.0191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For Volunteers/Counselors: Meredith Massey, 713.807.0191 or email@example.com
Want to learn more? Read this article wrap-up from 2017.
Periwinkle Day Camp 2017