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Family Fun Day

FamilyFunDays Feature 201504

Family Fun Days provide families living with cancer the opportunity to enjoy a special day of entertainment and enjoyment free of charge.

Regular Family Fun Days are scheduled by Camp Quality all over Australia. They take many shapes, with fun activities for the whole family. Everything is taken care of and organised. All families have to do is turn up and have fun.

Fun Days provide families and children including siblings, an important chance to bond, make new friends, share stories and enjoy some time away from the rigors of hospital and treatment.

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Family Fun Days are available all over Australia

Benefits of Family Fun Days

  • Helps children build confidence by taking part in fun and challenging activities and experiences
  • Families living with cancer get to meet other families going through similar experiences in a positive and understanding environment
  • Provides fun for the whole family without financial stress as all activities are organised free of change
  • Parents and siblings can enjoy time together, strengthening their relationships
  • Creates new fun memories for the whole family
  • Provides scheduled catch-ups with other families and friends living with cancer
  • Camp Quality Graduate

     

    Thank you so much Camp Quality for the past 11 years. Some of my best memories are being on camp. Camp Quality has always been there for me and my family and then to graduate today is amazing.

    I thought that everyone put a huge effort in to grad camp so thank you to everyone who helped organised it and the other states. I hope to see lots of you again some day.

  • Madelyne, Heath’s Grandma

     

    Heath loved it, didn't matter what activity they did, he just loved it. He would talk about it for weeks and weeks and weeks, and he was just always so happy when he came back.

    Isn't that marvellous that someone can make another person so happy? It becomes the most important thing in these kids' lives.

  • Rachael, Leah’s Mum

     

    Leah is shy but Camp Quality built up her confidence when they met us on the ward. Soon she was courageous enough to join the activities by herself and try new things.

    I can't explain how important it is just to have somebody like Camp Quality there. I can't really put into words how thankful I am. It's part of treatment. It's part of healing.

  • Ruth, Harley’s Grandma

     

    Harley just doesn't know how to act around other children. He struggled to make friends. But that changed when Camp Quality came into our lives.

    It's great he can go on camp and do skateboarding and soccer and I think he enjoys the male bonding.

  • Seth’s Mum

     

    My Seth had been absent for a while with all the bullying, appointments and surgery. But today he's back, he's happy and he's confident. My boy is home. I can't thank you enough for giving my boy the most amazing week of his life.

  • Sheila, Maya’s Mum

     

    After being stuck in hospital for so long, you take any opportunity to see your child happy, like at Camp Quality’s Family Fun Day. Plus - Maya got to see the kids she met in hospital again. They’re her friends now. We’re like one big happy family.

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Who is eligible?

Families who have a child diagnosed with cancer where there is a child/or children in the family who are 13 years or younger are eligible to join our Family Fun Days.

Siblings are welcome to attend Fun Days with parents before the patient does.

Thanks to loyal donors, our generous sponsors and the energy and enthusiasm of our fundraisers and volunteers, family fun days are 100% free of charge.

Regular Family Fun Days are scheduled throughout the year across metropolitan and regional Australia. Dates are outlined in the event calendar received by every Camp Quality family.

To find out more about Family Fun Days happening in your local area, please contact your local Camp Quality office or call 1300 662 267.