Our Mission

The mission of Happiness Is Camping is to provide children with cancer and their siblings a traditional residential camp experience together with sophisticated medical care for campers both on and off treatment. These special children come to this unique camp free of charge, where they can put aside their illness and do what kids like to do… have fun!

About Us

The camp was founded in 1982 by a group of concerned individuals who recognized a need for a very special type of camp; for children with cancer and catastrophic blood diseases. Located in beautiful Hardwick New Jersey, the camp sits on 150 pristine acres of woodland, fields, streams, and ponds. Supported by donations and volunteer staff members, the camp is free to campers ages 6-15 and their siblings.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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May 2018

Camp Benefit Dinner

May 16

Save the date! Our 2018 benefit will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Chadbourne & Parke LLP (now combined with Norton Rose Fulbright LLP), 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York. Interested in…

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August 2018

5k Dash and Splash

August 11

Save the Date! Our Second Annual 5K Dash and Splash will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Please check back later for more details as we get closer to race day.  Interested in sponsoring…

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What's New

Join us at our Holiday Party!

We're extremely excited to announce that thanks to  alumnus Barbara Franquie, we will be hosting a Holiday Party at camp this December! The event will be held on Saturday, December 2 from 12-2:30 at camp....
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Sign Up For Camp!

It is now time to register for camp!!! To sign up, simply go to app.campdoc.com/register/happiness We expect a waiting list again this summer, so please sign up as soon as possible. The process is a lot...
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