Shine Bright Official Rules

Share your Camp’s “Shine Bright” Photos for a chance to win a grant for your cancer camp.   From happy smiles gathered around the campfire, to dress up parties and funny faces we are looking for special photos that reflect … Read more

COCA-I Hits Capitol Hill

On May 17, COCA-I will join more than one hundred advocates as part of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer hitting the halls of Congress in Washington, DC to “STEP UP” for children and families at Childhood Cancer Action Days. http://www.allianceforchildhoodcancer.org   … Read more

Connect-A-Camp Brings Kids, KOA Together

Thomas Weber, owner of Chicago Northwest KOA, helps a young baker prepare a dessert during a learning session at the recent One Step Winter Camp sponsored by Children’s Oncology Services, Inc., of Chicago. Connect-A-Camp, an initiative started in 2014 to … Read more

Care Camps Helps Fund Kamp KACE Memorial Garden

Kamp KACE (Kids Against Cancer Everywhere), one of 94 camps that received funding from KOA Care Camps in 2014, plans to build a memorial garden in spring 2015. The memorial garden is a special place for kids with cancer, their … Read more

Special Love Reports on Care Camps Support

KOA Care Camps was recognized in the fall edition of the “LoveLetter” produced by Special Love, Inc., the nonprofit organization that started Camp Fantastic in Front Royal, Va., in 1983. The biannual newsletter is sent to 7,000 people and highlights … Read more

Donors Help Care Camps Raise $1 Million for 2014

It has been a year full of fundraising milestones for KOA Care Camps. Children with cancer have a great time in the outdoors at these medically supervised camps, which have received funds from the KOA Care Camps Trust since it … Read more

Story Highlights KOA Passion for Care Camps

Woodall’s Campground Management magazine has highlighted a number of companies’ efforts to champion worthy causes, including KOA’s Care Camps. “Thanks to the hard work, passion and commitment of KOA Care Camps, KOA franchisees and corporate parks and other generous donors, … Read more

A Week of Support Brings Joy to Evie’s Family

Evie’s experience at Camp Boggy Creek in Florida boosted the spirits of her whole family.  Here’s her story taken from a recent camp newsletter. Meet a Champion – Evie While most young girls dream of tiaras and tea parties, Evie … Read more

Vehicle Donations Raise More Funds for Kids

Vehicle Donations Raise More Funds for Kids October 1, 2014 From coast to coast, donated vehicles are raising money for KOA Care Camps, and program founder Barry Stern is excited at the possibilities for growth. “I’m more enthused than I’ve … Read more