Kay's Kamp, Delaware's Oncology Summer Camp, Camp for Kids with Cancer, Kay's Foudation

The Mission of Kay's Kamp is to provide children ages 5 to 17 who are battling cancer and those now in remission the opportunity to participate in a unique camping experience promoting fun and normalcy - Free of Charge!

Kay's Kamp is a program of Kay's Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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CONTACT

T: 302-304-2496

F: 302-836-8534

Executive Director: Gretchen Loose

Kamp Director: Dave Wessell

Kamper/Family Liaison: Katie Foster

Volunteers

Our Staff

Kay's Kamp staff is a dedicated group of volunteers, 20 years and older consisting of parents, teachers, cancer survivors, college students, young adults and professionals who are committed to helping kids with cancer. 

 

All full-time counseling and activity staff are CPR-certified and required to stay at Kamp the entire week.

ACTIVITY STAFF

Counselors are at least 20 years old and are required to remain at Kamp the entire week.  After two years experience a counselor may apply for a Lead Counselor position.

COUNSELORS

Jr. Counselors consist of 19 year old adults who are currently in treatment or cancer survivors.  This program was developed to ease the transition from Kamper and LIT to a future staff member.

Jr. COUNSELORS

 
 
 

Our Activity Staff includes full and part time positions including the following:

  • Sports and Games (indoor and outdoor activities)

  • Arts & Crafts 

  • Fishing (from the shore)

  • Canoeing 

  • Lifeguards (open water) - 18 years old and older, American Red Cross certified with open water certification.  At least two years experience.  Part time positions available

  • Lifeguards (indoor pool) - 18 years and older, American Red Cross certified with at least two years experience.​ Part time positions available.

  • Special Events (evenings) - Part time positions available​

  • Nature - Part time positions available​

  • Digital Photography

  • Newsletter/Social Media 

  • Food Service (part time positions only)

  • Transportation golf cart drivers (currently unavailable)

  • Facilities

 

MEDICAL STAFF

Our Medical Team, on site at all times, includes pediatric physicians, RN's, oncology nurses, oncology pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants from Christiana Care, The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, BayHealth and other area hospitals. 

 

We offer a variety of positions, both full and part time shifts available.