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Camp Quality

Camp Quality

Overnight Camp | Specialty Camp

Camp Quality Greater Kansas City is a local chapter of a nationwide non-profit organization that serves children with cancer and their families by providing year-round programs, experiences, and companionship, at no cost to the families we serve. Camp Quality promotes hope and inspiration while helping children foster life skills and develop their full potential. Our signature event is the week-long summer camping experience where every camper is paired with a volunteer companion who is dedicated completely to his or her care. Individual relationships and 1:1 pairing of campers and companions makes Camp Quality unique. Each volunteer is trained so they can fulfill their primary responsibility of making sure the campers have the most enjoyable, safe, relaxing, and restoring experience possible. Oftentimes, this relationship creates a bond that continues long after camp is over, even in the years to come. Camp Quality utilizes volunteers in other areas too such as crafts, fishing, and programs; Camp Quality provides an on-site medical staff of professional nurses day and night throughout the week of camp who communicate directly with the on-call physician who oversees the camp. You can find Camp Quality participants enjoying a variety of activities such as swimming, fishing, boating, making crafts, making jewelry, playing games, making s’mores and enjoying campfire stories, or marveling at a special guest entertainer. Participants also enjoy a dance and a talent show each year. Camp Quality is truly a place where kids with cancer can be kids again.

Camp Wish List:
75 camperships @ $1,000 each$75,000
300 Memory Books @ $9 each$2,700
Family Weekend$7,500
2 Reunion Events @ $2,500$5,000
2 Storage Units @ $900$1,800
Total$92,000

Testimonials

Testimonal

“As we expected camp has been WONDERFUL. The genuine smile on (my daughter’s) face in the pictures I took at drop off and the ones the counselors are sending me are testament to what an amazing thing you are doing. Thank you so very, very much! ”

Testimonal

“I can see what other kids have gone through and how they survived. It helps me get through & conquer. We are all survivors. That’s a gift.”

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“When I'm at camp, I feel like a normal kid. Some kids don't get to go outside because our parents are just working too much and too hard. At home, I'm just watching movies all day. I don't want to get too old to come to Wildwood.”

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“Without the support of Camps for Kids and the matching fund, CHD Families would be unable to provide a free medically supervised summer camp for kids with Congenital Heart Defects.”

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“I look back on the struggle of my childhood and one of the most important and best childhood memories I have include the time spent at camp with the amazing men and women who treated me like I was normal despite my struggle”

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