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Camp Fantastic started in 1983 and is Special Love’s hallmark program, offering a week-long adventure to children ages 7-17 who have received cancer-specific treatment within the past three years.Camp Fantastic provides young cancer patients with an opportunity to step back from the seriousness of their disease and enjoy normal childhood activities and the bonds of friendship with other children who share similar experiences.

Camp Fantastic provides classes, recreation, themed adventures, campfires, and other exciting activities and a full staff of medical caregivers make it possible for children to attend in virtually any stage of treatment.

 

Camp Fantastic 2014 in the News!
Camp Fantastic 2014 may be over, but the memories – and the media – live on!  Check out the coverage here:

NBC4 (DC)

WHAG (Hagerstown)

Culpeper Times (Farm Day)

Culpeper Times-Exponent (Farm Day)

 

2013 Coverage:

NBC4 (WRC) TV – Danella Sealock

WHAG-TV (Hagerstown) – Hayley Mason

Skydive Orange – get a first-person perspective of skydiving into Farm Day!

Virginia Living TV – an hour-long feature on Farm Day in Culpeper

 

 

We also caught some major media attention for our 30th Anniversary edition of Camp Fantastic in 2012:

WJLA Channel 7 (DC) - Mike Coneen

The Washington Post (front page of the Metro Section – and reposted in the Monterey (CA) Herald!)

NPR “Participation Nation” Blog (shout-out to Nurse Tammy)

 

Check out our Facebook page for links to music videos and other fun stuff!

 

From The Fantastic Times