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The following cancer survivor scholarship funds have no restrictions as to residency of applicant:
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite G1
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 410-964-0202 ext. 106
Patient Advocate Foundation
753 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Suite B
Newport News, VA 23606
Pacific West Cancer Fund
320 Andover Park East, Suite 275
Seattle, WA 98188
Contact the financial aid office of any college or university for information about this scholarship.
Jay’s World c/o Napolitano
5 Knoll Lane
Glen Head, New York 11545
National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
P.O. Box 14521
Silver Spring, MD 20911
Cancer Survivors’ Fund
P.O. Box 792
Missouri City, TX 77459
The Samfund: support for young adult cancer survivors
89 South Street, Suite LL02
Boston, MA 02111
Pediatric Oncology Resource Center
This website includes information on survivorship and late effects, including extensive scholarship information and how to apply.
Support groups and camps
Teen and Young Adult Group at Children’s Hospital Colorado
The Teen and Young Adult (TAYA) group meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Children's Hospital Colorado. For more information, please call Cody at 720-777-5013.
Children’s Hospital Colorado CCBD Sibling Day Camp
Phone: 720-777-5617 or 720-777-5013
Address: Children’s Hospital Colorado, 13123 E 16th Ave., Aurora CO 80045
About: A camp program at Children’s Colorado for siblings of patients on treatment in CCBD.
Age range: 8-14
Address: 4200 E. 9th Ave., Box B147, Denver, CO 80262
About: Provides a respite for children with cancer and their families through an annual week-long camp program that offers a safe and nurturing environment.
Age range: 6-18
Address: PO Box 2193, Vail, CO 81638
About: Using kayaking, extreme sports and professional athletes, First Descents offers young adults with cancer outdoor experiences that will forever change their lives.
Age range: 18-39
Hope Mountain Camp
Address: 2253 South Oneida St., Denver, CO 80224
About: The American Cancer Society is proud to offer free summer camps for children with cancer (in treatment or remission) that provide a peer-supported place to become kids again see that they are not alone in their struggle.
Age Range: 11-17
Live By Living
Address: 4975 Stuart St., Denver, CO 80212
About: A non-profit in Colorado that offers guided outdoor adventures along the Denver area Front Range and in the central Colorado Rockies (hikes, ski tours, snowshoe tours, and overnight trips to cozy cabins).
Age range: All
Cost: Day Trips: FREE, 2-Night Trips: $75 (assistance available)
Silver Lining Ranch
Address: 1490 Ute Ave., Aspen, CO 81611
About: A magical world created for children with cancer from all over the world to experience a week of adventure in the therapeutically serene mountains of Aspen, Colorado.
Age range: N/A
Sky High Hope Camp
Address: 1300 East 21st Ave., Denver, CO 80205
About: A special camp for children who have cancer or have had cancer, and their siblings, offering archery, arts and crafts, canoeing, hayrack riding, whitewater rafting and more.
Age range: 8-18
Address: P.O. Box 1450, Missoula, Montana 59806
About: Camp mission is to provide a medically supervised, cost-free Montana experience, in an intimate community setting, for children, young adults and families affected by cancer.
Age range: 8-18
Roundup River Ranch
Address: 8333 Colorado River Rd., Gypsum, CO 81637
About: A camp where kids with chronic and life-threatening illnesses can truly enjoy the joys of childhood.
Age range: 7-17
Address: 1551 S. Monroe St., Denver CO, 80210
About: An outdoor camp experience for children diagnosed with cancer that provides campers with experiences designed to promote coping skills to deal with the challenges of living with cancer. Camp is located at the Balarat Outdoor Education Center in Jamestown, CO.
Age range: 10-15
Address: 2980 County Rd. 102, P.O. Box 265, Guffey, CO 80820
About: Nighthawk Ranch is a unique setting that camp activities (archery, ropes course, camping, etc.) and also activities that come with living on a working ranch with the goal of developing skills that will show campers how incredibly capable they are.
Age range: 10-18
Address: 24 County Road 524, P.O. Box 730, Tabernash, CO 80478
About: The camp mission is to transform lives through year-round recreational and social programs for children and their families challenged with pediatric cancer or another life threatening illness.
Age range: 8-18
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