Creating a place for seriously ill children to grow, discover, to thrive and to be 'normal'.
Camp Rainbow is a one-week sleep away camp for children with Cancer or blood-related illness'. The Camp Rainbow Foundation is an organization that is composed totally of volunteers who are dedicated to providing seriously ill children a camping experience that previously had been unavailable to them in the Missouri/Illinois area. Camp Rainbow is for children 6-13 years old. It is held each year at Babler State Park outside of St. Louis, MO. The entire staff for Camp Rainbow are volunteers, and include youth counselors and unit heads, professional adult supervisors, child life specialists, pediatric oncology nurses and physicians.
1. to provide seriously ill children the opportunity to enjoy a camping experience in an environment that allows each child to participate in exciting activities, to make new friends, to build self-esteem, and to be relieved of the everyday stress caused by
2. to be open to any seriously ill child from ages 6 – 13, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, or financial status.
3. All cost for Camp Rainbow are paid for by the Camp Rainbow Foundation, its donors and sponsors. 100% of every dollar raised for Camp Rainbow goes directly to provide a quality camping program for each camper. There is no cost to any camper or their family