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What is the Teen Angel experience?

IMG_0053Camp Teen Angel is a cost-free weekend camp for teens 13-15 who are affected by the cancer of a close family member (sibling, parent or grandparent), or who have experienced the loss of a close family member due to cancer. It’s tough to be a teen under the best of circumstances, so our aim is to give teens a break from the burden of cancer. The weekend, held at Camp Manito-wish in Boulder Junction, WI, is filled to the brim with activities for our campers.
Here are some of the highlights:

Campers arrive late afternoon on Friday, are greeted by our staff and counselors, and get a chance to settle in to their cabin. There is a brief orientation and some ice-breaker activities before supper.

On Saturday, we will take a short bus trip to a riding stable for some horseback riding, lunch on the road, then back to camp to be challenged by the High-ropes Course, where we will fly through the treetops, and test our courage. We also hold a Sharing Session for campers to talk about their cancer experience and share advice with each other.IMG_0211

Sunday we board the Pirate Ship for high-seas adventure – bring your swim suits, mateys, you’re bound to get wet when you walk the plank. Sunday evening we will “dance until our feet can’t feel the ground”.IMG_0389

Monday morning, we pack up, have a great breakfast and enjoy some time in the Rocking Chair Room before boarding the bus for the trip home with new-found friends.

This just a sampling of the fun we have planned. Got to save a few surprises. Download your registration forms and apply soon so you don’t miss out on any of the action.

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