Camp Rising Sun is open to any child aged 5-17 who has had a diagnosis of cancer, whether they are still in treatment or in remission. Campers participate with the approval of their doctors.


Camp Rising Sun takes place at the YMCA’s Camp Jewell, located in Colebrook, Connecticut. To assist campers living far from Colebrook, Camp Rising Sun offers bus transportation to camp from Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut for both Mini-Camp and Camp Week in 2024.

Mini-Camp 2024

Mini-Camp Weekend will be April 6 & 7, 2024 — registration is now open, head on over to our Camper Registration page for more info.

Camp Week 2024

Camp Week will be August 18-23, 2024 — get excited!

Camp Week registration is also open, and campers can register for Mini-Camp and Camp Week at the same time!

Camper Packing List

We’ve put together a recommended packing list for Camp Week — check it out!