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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
SHARON DONNO PHOTO
The shaving cream fight, one of Camp Adventure’s favorite annual events, on the Camp Quinipet campus Monday.
It’s”Shark Week” at Camp Adventure, where more than 150 campers and as many staffers have gathered to celebrate a respite from doctors, hospitals and medical tests that has informed the young campers’ lives since they were diagnosed with cancer. (more…)