RESOURCES

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Camp Quality resources for all areas of life

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Cancer Hub

Visit cancerhub.org.au, or call 1800 945 215 today, to get the practical and emotional support your family needs to cope with cancer.

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Parenting Through Cancer

Camp Quality and Canteen have launched the Parenting Through Cancer website, providing access to free professional telephone counselling and online support.

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Counselling Services

Camp Quality and Canteen provide a free telephone counselling service for parents impacted by their own cancer diagnosis, or their child’s.

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Kids’ Guide To Cancer app

Our free Kids’ Guide to Cancer app is an award-winning educational platform that answers the most common questions children have about cancer.

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New Normal Navigator app

Camp Quality’s New Normal Navigator app gives parents of diagnosed children the resources to help them adjust to ‘a new normal’ on returning home from hospital.

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School Resources

Camp Quality’s teacher resource pack, aligned to the Early Years Learning Framework, is a guide to help teachers navigate cancer in the school community. We’ll send it straight to your inbox.

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Refer someone to Camp Quality

Refer someone to Camp Quality’s free programs and services. We are there for kids (0-15) dealing with their own cancer diagnosis, or the diagnosis of a sibling or parent.

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Happiness Hub

The Happiness Hub is home to Camp Quality’s exclusive kids' activities, stories read aloud, and cancer education puppet videos

6 camping recipes kids will love

With all the entertainment on offer at Camp In, it is vital to keep your energy levels up. That’s why we will have a look at some easy camping recipes that are not only delicious – but also fun to prepare.

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Delicious homemade granola recipe – with celebrity chef Dan Churchill

Granola can be enjoyed in so many ways. You can mix it with milk, add it to your smoothies or top it with a beautiful fruit salad! With the help of celebrity chef Dan Churchill, we’re going to show you how to make some scrumptious granola.

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Chasing Rainbows.

‘Chasing Rainbows’ – kids’ book read aloud with Katrina McKelvey

Join Sam and Ruby as they frolic in their backyard, creating rainbows and chaos with imaginative and experimental water play.

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‘Eva’s Imagination’ – kids’ book read aloud with illustrator Karen Erasmus

Eva doesn’t know what an imagination is. With the help of her dog, Chops, she goes on a hunt to find it.

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How To Talk Kindly To Yourself

‘How To Talk Kindly To Yourself’ – kids’ book read aloud with Josh Langley

Watch Australian author Josh Langley read his simple and quirky children’s book, ‘Magnificent Mistakes and Fantastic Failures’, aloud.

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‘Max Booth Future Sleuth: Chip Blip’ – kids’ book read aloud with Cameron Macintosh

Super sleuth Max Booth is uncovering the secrets of 20th-century gadgets with his faithful but slightly neurotic robodog, Oscar. There are sinister characters and challenges along the way.

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Shearing Time Read Aloud

‘Shearing Time’ – kids’ book read aloud with Allison Paterson

Allison Paterson reads her book, ‘Shearing Time’, aloud. Listen to the riveting story that tells of a country kids’ shearing adventure!

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Andy Griffiths Campfire Storytime.

‘The 117-Storey Treehouse’ – kids’ book read aloud with Andy Griffiths

Legendary Australian children’s author Andy Griffiths has a super special surprise for you… he’s going to read his book The 117-Storey Treehouse aloud for you.

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‘The Forever Kid’ – children’s book read aloud with Elizabeth Mary Cummings at #CampIn Live 2021

A powerful picture book tackling the complex subject of grief from a child’s perspective. Elizabeth Mary Cumming’s reads aloud her book that sensitively explores the idea that loved ones are always connected to us.

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The benefits of laughing

The health benefits of laughter – what’s in it for you? We need more research to truly understand laughter’s benefits but studies so far suggest that laughter can be good for both body and mind.

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What to expect when registering with Camp Quality

Camp Quality gives kids facing cancer the chance to be kids again. By registering with us you get access to free hospital programs, online programs and more!

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Oncology and oncologists – how do they help?

What is oncology? It’s a type of health care that specialises in diagnosing and treating different kinds of cancer.

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What to say when someone has cancer

Finding out that someone you know has cancer is always difficult, especially if you don’t know what to say. Supporting them involves listening to what they have to say and being aware of cues in their behaviour.

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Talking to kids about cancer: 7 handy tips

A cancer diagnosis can be difficult to talk about. Talking about cancer to children can be particularly challenging. Here are seven handy tips for talking to kids about cancer.

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Gratitude

Why an attitude of gratitude is so important

G is for Gratitude! Do you need a bit of a boost? Join Tegan for our first Squeeze Of ORANGES video as she talks about what gratitude is and why it is so important.

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Optimism

What is optimism?

Is it more than wearing rose-coloured glasses? Well, Tegan is back to teach you more about what it is and how we can be more optimistic!

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What is cancer? (for kids)

Our bodies are made up of millions of tiny cells. Our bodies are making new cells all the time. Most of the time these are healthy cells that help us to grow and to heal.

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Kids High Five 3 steps to a healthier life

3 secrets to a healthier life

Laughing is even good exercise: it makes you contract your diaphragm and 300 other muscles in your body. It’s SCIENTIFIC.

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Register your family today so you can have access to Kids’ Camps and all of Camp Quality’s free, fun and supportive services and programs.

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