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08/16/17 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Foaming fun at Camp Quinipet during its annual shaving cream fight. Camp Adventure has moved on campus for the week for children with cancer.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Foaming fun at Camp Quinipet during its annual shaving cream fight. Camp Adventure has moved on campus for the week for children with cancer.

A ride through Camp Adventure on August 11 found suitcases and gear strewn throughout the area as campers — pediatric cancer patients and their siblings — arrived for a week-long respite from the stressful day-to-day logistics of their conditions. (more…)

08/08/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO During the fall, the Camp Adventure “family” gathered for its annual CampsGiving weekend at Quinipet. Campers and staff descend on Shelter Island Saturday for a week-long respite from cancer treatments to turn their attention to fun with friends.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
During the fall, the Camp Adventure “family” gathered for its annual CampsGiving weekend at Quinipet. Campers and staff descend on Shelter Island Saturday for a week-long respite from cancer treatments to turn their attention to fun with friends.

Dinosaurs roamed the earth thousands of years ago and their remains have been uncovered by archeologists, but were they on Shelter Island? (more…)

06/20/17 9:50am

If the late afternoon forecast for Saturday, June 17 called for rain starting at 5 p.m., just a half hour before race time, the weatherman proved wrong.

But many of the nearly 2,000 participants in the 38th annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk, might have welcomed a deluge as they came off the course dripping sweat from the high humidity. There would be no records set by the winners Saturday, although many runners were pleased to finish and beating their own personal bests. (more…)

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03/06/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Staffers and families who have been dealing with cancer gathered at Camp Quinipet in late November for the Kids Need MoRE CampsGiving retreat. Now they’re looking to next fall for a way to give back to Islanders who have supported their efforts over the years.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Staffers and families who have been dealing with cancer gathered at Camp Quinipet in late November for the Kids Need MoRE CampsGiving retreat. Now they’re looking to next fall for a way to give back to Islanders who have supported their efforts over the years.

For 17 summers, Camp Quinipet has opened its doors to Camp Adventure for a week each August and Islanders have opened their hearts to children stricken with cancer and their siblings. (more…)

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11/29/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Camp Quinipet hosted the Kids Need MoRE CampsGiving crowd for a retreat during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Camp Quinipet hosted the Kids Need MoRE CampsGiving crowd for a retreat during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

While the holidays can be a time for merriment and relaxation for many, some families with members who have cancer may find the fast pace anything but restorative.

That’s what brought 56 people — all involved with Kids Need MoRE — to Camp Quinipet this past weekend to participate in a their annual CampsGiving program of fun, relaxation and restoration. (more…)