Entries by Camp Sunrise

Camp Sidekicks 2016 – Day 5

The week might be winding down here at Camp Sidekicks 2016, but the excitement is ramping up! Today was the second to last day of classes, with campers enjoying some basketball, ultimate frisbee, and even a hike to the top of the mountain. At the end of classes, an afternoon activity involving Westerns and Fantasies […]

Camp Sidekicks 2016 – Day 4

Although today might be Tuesday, here at Camp Sidekicks we call it Lake Day! After another wonderful breakfast from our kitchen staff, our campers loaded up the buses and headed off to Willow Springs Lake. The campers took advantage of a warm, sunny day by hiking, swimming, fishing, and filling the lake with canoes. Not […]

Camp Sidekicks 2016 – Day 3

Camp Sidekicks woke up to another beautiful, sunny day today! After breakfast, the campers continued their adventures in their classes, experiencing everything from ultimate frisbee, to soap making, to a unique game call KUBB. A last minute scheduling change brought a story-themed Field Day to our slate of afternoon activities. The activities were based on […]

Camp Sidekicks 2016 – Day 2

Day 2 of Arizona Camp Sidekicks is in the books! After breakfast, the campers ventured off to their first day of classes. In addition to traditional favorites like fishing, hiking, and archery, this year’s Sidekicks enjoyed classes like rock climbing, Mao, and the Art of Relaxation. The afternoon brought a wet and wild Water Day, […]

Camp Sidekicks 2016 – Day 1

Our AZ Camp Sidekicks campers travelled up to Payson, AZ this morning, and wow, what a day! Day One has been filled with lots of excitement and adventure. The campers were escorted to camp by the C4 Motorcycle Ministry and greeted with a full-day planned with cabin activities, camp tours, group activities, and of course getting […]

SWKCF in Arizona Health and Living Magazine

As our families begin arriving for Family Overnight, and our Sidekicks begin packing for their week at Camp, Arizona Health and Living Magazine is featuring a story about Southwest Kids’ Cancer Foundation. Check out the full story, written by our very own Erin Vosseller, at Arizona Health and Living! And stay tuned for daily recaps […]

What Does AZ Camp Sidekicks Mean to Siblings?

The volunteers at Arizona Camp Sunrise & Sidekicks have always been proud of the programming that we offer to siblings of children affected by cancer. Barb Nicholas, Executive Director of AZ Camp Sunrise & Sidekicks shares the following story, showing why we are so passionate about sibling programming. I received a call from a parent […]

Golf FORE Cancer 2015

Update: Thanks to our amazing supporters and volunteers, Golf FORE Cancer 2015 raised $16,214 for AZ Camp Sunrise and Sidekicks! Thank you to everyone who participated!   Save the date for the third annual Southwest Kids’ Cancer Foundation Golf Tournament to be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the beautiful We-Ko-Pa Golf Club. Join us […]