Sharing Stories of Everyday Good

Video Length: 3:05 Minutes

What happiness looks like

The mission of Happiness Is Camping is to provide children with cancer and their siblings a traditional residential camp experience together with sophisticated medical care for campers both on and off treatment.

"It gives me a place where I can just be myself. There's no one staring at me differently. We're all kind of together." - HIC camper

kids in a boat Every day at HIC begins with flag at 8:25 a.m. and doesn’t end until taps is sung at 9:00 p.m. (Photo: Happiness Is Camping

Kids come to this unique camp free of charge, where they can put aside their illness and do what kids like to do…explore the outdoors, make new friends, and just have fun.

"You're breathing life into these kids with this camp." - former HIC camper, now camp volunteer

kids swimming outside Campers can choose from daily activities that include swimming, fishing, archery, ropes, boating, arts & crafts, drama, indoor and outdoor sports, and much more. (Photo: Happiness Is Camping)

"Walt Disney was wrong, this is the happiest place on earth." - HIC volunteer

Happiness Is Camping provides a well-rounded experience for every camper, including exceptional care provided by a staff of dedicated medical professionals; around-the-clock supervision in fully handicap-accessible facilities; and classic camp activities that include swimming, an adventure and ropes course, color wars, hikes, cookouts, dances, talent show, and much more.

The mission of Happiness Is Camping is to provide children with cancer and their siblings a traditional residential camp experience together with sophisticated medical care for campers both on and off treatment.

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