January 31, 2020

KOA Care Camps Hits $10M in Fundraising, Sends 35,000 Children to 129 Camps in 2016

KOA Care Camps is on a roll. The nonprofit charity, established 32 years ago by franchisees of Kampgrounds of America Inc.(KOA), reached an impressive milestone this […]
January 31, 2020

Shine Bright Official Rules

Share your Camp’s “Shine Bright” Photos for a chance to win a grant for your cancer camp.   From happy smiles gathered around the campfire, to […]
January 31, 2020

COCA-I Hits Capitol Hill

On May 17, COCA-I will join more than one hundred advocates as part of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer hitting the halls of Congress in Washington, […]
January 31, 2020

Connect-A-Camp Brings Kids, KOA Together

Thomas Weber, owner of Chicago Northwest KOA, helps a young baker prepare a dessert during a learning session at the recent One Step Winter Camp sponsored […]
January 31, 2020

Livingstons Make Music, Raise More Funds for Kids

Seven years ago, the lives of Howard and Cyndy Livingston were changed forever, a change that has brought happiness and comfort to thousands of children with […]
January 31, 2020

Care Camps Executive Director Visits Camp Quality Eastern Ontario

Care Camps Executive Director and owner of Cardinal/Ottawa South KOA, Karen McAndrew, recently visited Camp Quality Eastern Ontario in Lanark and wrote a beautiful story on […]
January 31, 2020

Care Camps Helps Fund Kamp KACE Memorial Garden

Kamp KACE (Kids Against Cancer Everywhere), one of 94 camps that received funding from KOA Care Camps in 2014, plans to build a memorial garden in […]
January 31, 2020

Special Love Reports on Care Camps Support

KOA Care Camps was recognized in the fall edition of the “LoveLetter” produced by Special Love, Inc., the nonprofit organization that started Camp Fantastic in Front […]
January 31, 2020

Donors Help Care Camps Raise $1 Million for 2014

It has been a year full of fundraising milestones for KOA Care Camps. Children with cancer have a great time in the outdoors at these medically […]
January 31, 2020

Story Highlights KOA Passion for Care Camps

Woodall’s Campground Management magazine has highlighted a number of companies’ efforts to champion worthy causes, including KOA’s Care Camps. “Thanks to the hard work, passion and […]
January 31, 2020

“A Week of Support Brings Joy to Evie’s Family” is locked A Week of Support Brings Joy to Evie’s Family

Evie’s experience at Camp Boggy Creek in Florida boosted the spirits of her whole family.  Here’s her story taken from a recent camp newsletter. Meet a […]
January 31, 2020

“At Camp, Family Receives Blessings for ‘New Journey’” is locked At Camp, Family Receives Blessings for ‘New Journey’

After a week at Camp Sunshine in Georgia, which is supported by KOA Care Camps, a family was moved to write about their special experience:
January 31, 2020

Vehicle Donations Raise More Funds for Kids

Vehicle Donations Raise More Funds for Kids October 1, 2014 From coast to coast, donated vehicles are raising money for KOA Care Camps, and program founder […]
January 31, 2020

Mom Says Camp Helped Heal Daughter’s Soul

Mom Says Camp Helped Heal Daughter’s Soul September 23, 2014 A loving mom says thanks for her daughter’s magical experience in Vermont at a camp supported […]
January 31, 2020

Thanks from Candlelighters of El Paso

Please extend to everyone at KOA Campgrounds our deepest Thank You for their support of our Summer Camps. Thanks to all the generous support, more than […]
January 31, 2020

University of Georgia Football Players Bring Smiles to Camp Sunshine

Blake Tibbs gets tackled and piled on after a touchdown catch during a visit to Camp Sunshine on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Rutledge, Ga. (AJ […]
January 31, 2020

RVIA Approves Resolution to Support Care Camps

KOA Care Camps has received a boost from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. The RVIA board of directors recently approved a resolution that stated its support […]
January 31, 2020

Mom Has High Praise for Son’s Camping Experience

A letter to staff members at Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in Vermont, which is supported by KOA Care Camps: “There are not enough words to express my sincere […]
January 31, 2020

KOA Care Camps Support One Step Programs

Children’s Oncology Services, Inc., recently received a $25,000 donation from KOA Care Camps for its programs for children with cancer. At the grant presentation were, from […]
January 31, 2020

“Directors at Camp Horizon Form New Corporation” is locked Directors at Camp Horizon Form New Corporation

Three directors of Beyond the Horizon Corp., from left, Joel Alsup, Chris Reed and Russell Tyree, accept a $6,000 KOA Care Camps donation to Camp Horizon […]
January 31, 2020

Southeast Publications Continues Long History of Support

With another $33,000 raised during its spring conference in New Orleans, Southeast Publications has now donated more than $630,000 plus in kind to KOA Care Camps […]
January 31, 2020

TV Reports On Seattle-Area Camp Focus On Funding Challenges, Program Benefits

TV Reports On Seattle-Area Camp Focus On Funding Challenges, Program Benefits June 20, 2014 One of the more than 90 KOA Care Camps was featured on […]
January 31, 2020

Generous 2013 Donors Boost KOA Care Camps Trust

Generous 2013 Donors Boost KOA Care Camps Trust June 16, 2014 Hundreds of generous individuals, KOA campgrounds, businesses and other organizations donated to KOA Care Camps […]
January 31, 2020

Camp Hobe’ Instills Confidence for Kids With Cancer

For the last 4 years, Darby and her siblings have been attending Camp Hobe’, located in Settlement Canyon about an hour outside of Salt Lake City. […]
January 31, 2020

Okizu: Tenacity of Vision

Located in beautiful Novato, California, Okizu has been helping kids with cancer and their families find comfort and hope through specialized summer camps and other programs […]
January 31, 2020

2014 Annual Report Details Record-Setting Year

The unbelievable generosity of supporters of KOA Care Camps was on full display throughout 2014. For the first time, donations topped $1 million, and the number […]
January 31, 2020

KOA Campground Owner takes on fundraising challenge

Barry Stern wants your old RV, car, motorcycle or boat. Last year, he launched a new fundraising opportunity for KOA Care Camps. He sells used vehicles […]
January 31, 2020

Healing happens at Camp HIS KIDS

While summer camp holds just about everything a child could want – fun, games, new friendships, arts and crafts – Care Camps directors know that children […]
January 31, 2020

New Chairman Inspired by Care Camps

Jerry Dale’s first visit to a KOA Care Camp sponsored camp gave him a wild rollercoaster ride of emotions from tears from laughter to tears from […]
January 31, 2020

Cost of Sending A Child to Camp – Hard to Measure

When asked how much it costs to send a child to Camp Mak-A-Dream, near Gold Creek, Mont. Laura Bianco-Adams has a difficult time answering. She’s the […]
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