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Fresh air, new friends, and lots of camping fun is in store for children who take part in the Camp Catch-A-Rainbow programs!

YMCA Storer Camps offers Camp Catch-A-Rainbow (CCAR), free of charge, to enrich the lives of children between four and fifteen years old who are being treated for cancer or who are in remission from cancer.

Camp Catch-A-Rainbow provides the opportunity for children to simply have a good time and enjoy the experience of exercise, recreation, and companionship through activities paced to meet the needs of kids with cancer. Campers enjoy swimming, archery, horseback riding, high adventure ropes courses, arts and crafts, canoeing, and much more.

Region: 3

Website: http://www.ymcastorercamps.org/rainbow

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/campcatcharainbow

Camp Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzVNODikkv4

Summer Camps -
Full Week (ages 7-17) June 19 - 24, 2022 1 Day (ages 4-6) June 19, 2022


Camp Catch-A-Rainbow
Derek Bycraft
517-536-8607 ext 205
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Camp Catch-A-Rainbow

6941 Stony Lake Rd.
Jackson MI, USA 49201

517-536-4922
Summer Camps -
Full Week (ages 7-17) June 19 - 24, 2022 1 Day (ages 4-6) June 19, 2022
Family Camp - October 2021 (exact dates TBD)
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~100
Ages 4-15
80-100
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Provided at no cost to the campers
5 nights
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Provided at no cost to families
2 nights
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http://www.ymcastorercamps.org/rainbow
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Horseback Riding, Low Ropes, High Ropes, Petting farm, Arts and Crafts, Riflery, Archery, Sports, Cooking/Baking, Swimming, Fishing, Sailing, Canoeing, Paddle boating, Rock/wall climbing, Environmental, Nature, Orienteering
Among our typical camp activities, our Teen campers enjoy some special times just for them. 5 year campers can expect a special evening at camp too as they become "Thunderbirds"! Wednesday at camp is wacky and we have a rockin' dance in the evening! Bring your best to our talent show too!
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Albert Cornelius, MD of Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology serves as the Medical Director of Camp Catch-A-Rainbow. Theresa Millin, RN, of Bronson Pediatric Hematology/Oncology serves as the Nursing Director at Camp Catch-A-Rainbow. Dr. Al and Nurse Theresa oversee the many other doctors, nurses, NP's, and/or PA's that serve as medical volunteers for each cabin of campers.
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Doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, and/or physician assistants who are licensed in the state of Michigan. Camp would not be possible without our medical volunteers!
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Volunteers (especially MALES) are needed each summer to act as cabin counselors. Some cabin counselor volunteers may serve in a one-on-one role to a camper who may need extra special help and one to one attention. We also need some volunteers to help with Arts and Crafts.
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