DAVENPORT, IA – January 2019 –Gilda’s Club is excited to unveil a camping adventure called Camp Genesis! This specialty camp is a collaborative effort with Gilda’s Club, Camp Shalom, and Genesis Cancer Care Institute.

Camp Genesis e is a week-long, residential sleep-away camp held from June 16-21, 2019 at Camp Shalom (6262 Caves Road Maquoketa, IA 52060) for children entering grades 4-9 who are directly impacted by cancer in their immediate family. Camp Genesis is a free camp opportunity thanks to Genesis Cancer Care Institute.

“We can help each other think it through,” 10-year-old former camper Alexander said when asked why Camp Genesis is important.

Sarah, age 14, added, “Realizing there are other people who are going through similar situations.”

To download an application for consideration, go to https://www.gildasclubqc.org/camp

For more details about Camp Genesis call Gilda’s Club at 563-326-7504 or email Kelly Craft, Program Manager at kcraft@gildasclubqc.org.

About Gilda’s Club

Free of charge, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities provides support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer.  As a Cancer Support Community affiliate, we are part of the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States.  Our global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people touched by cancer.

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