General Information and Mission

It is the mission of Camp Hope to provide a normal, active, and safe camp experience where children can celebrate life with, through, and beyond the diagnosis of cancer.

Camp Hope is sponsored by Camp Hope-Heartland, Inc, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was established in 2015.  Camp Hope has been held yearly since 1983.  It is the mission of Camp Hope-Heartland to support families living with, through and beyond the cancer experience.

Camp Hope is accredited by the American Camp Association which ensures that the highest in safety standards are maintained for camp. We have proudly maintained continuous accreditation since 2002, the first year we applied. For more information, visit their website at

In addition, Camp Hope is proud to be a member of the Children’s Oncology Camping Association International (COCA-I).