Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake Inc

Rating: 5 stars   164 reviews


35 Acadia Rd Casco ME 04015 USA


Camp Sunshine provides respite, support, joy and hope to children with life-threatening illnesses and their immediate families from around the world through the various stages of their journeys. The year-round program is free of charge to all families, and includes 24-hour onsite medical and psychosocial support. Camp Sunshine also provides bereavement sessions for families who have lost a child to supported illnesses.


Over the past 30 years, Camp Sunshine has served more than 43,500 family members from 48 states and 23 countries.

Target demographics:

Just as an illness does not target a specific demographic, Camp Sunshine's programs and support is available to all families, regardless of economic or cultural backgrounds.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

750-800 families, or 3,000 - 3,200 family members.

Geographic areas served:

National / International.


Families of children diagnosed with cancer, hematologic conditions, renal disease, systemic lupus, those who have undergone solid organ transplantation, and families of children with other life-threatening illnesses attend illness-specific sessions of varying lengths. Families have the opportunity to solidify their relationships and meet others facing similar challenges. Bereavement programming is also provided for families who have lost a child to the illnesses served at Camp.

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Reviews for Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake Inc

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Rating: 5 stars  

Camp Sunshine provides a beautiful space and supportive opportunites for families impacted by illness and loss. I have worked with many families that sought refuge at Camp Sunshine and they had only wonderful words to describe their experiences. It was not until I went to Camp Sunshine that I was able to fully appreciate what uniquely special place it is.

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