Camp Begins at The...
Nov 22, 2023
We first met Ethan and his family when he was undergoing treatment for his brain tumour. At McMaster Children’s Hospital, our program specialists would visit Ethan at his bedside, working around his various appointments. Whenever Campfire Circle’s In-Hospital Program Specialists came to visit, he would always light up, sit up tall, eager to play games, […]...Read More
Bonfire Bash Raises $1.75...
Nov 16, 2023
On Thursday, November 2, Campfire Circle hosted Bonfire Bash, held at the Fort York Armoury in Toronto. The event brought together more than 700 guests to raise $1.75 million in support of our critical year-round programs for kids with cancer or serious illness and their families. Presented by GFL Environmental Inc., the evening celebrated 40 […]...Read More
LCBO Supports Campfire Circle...
Nov 13, 2023
LCBO has been supporting Campfire Circle for 30 years. It all started with its annual charity BBQ at the Queen’s Quay location in 1992, a much-anticipated event that has raised more than $3.4 million since its inception. What started as a small gathering has grown to include the community with the support of the LCBO […]...Read More
Zellers plush bear Zeddy...
Oct 26, 2023
Zeddy, the beloved stuffed bear that captured the hearts of Canadians for decades is back. With every purchase of the plush bear, $5 will go to support Campfire Circle in delivering healing through happiness to kids with cancer or serious illness and their families. Zeddy has been part of the Campfire Circle family since 2012, […]...Read More
R2//NYC Raises Over $760,000
Oct 15, 2023
On Tuesday, September 19, the R2//NYC team of 41 cyclists departed from Toronto to embark on a five-day, 850-km journey to New York City, raising much-needed funds for Campfire Circle. Hailing from the Greater Toronto Area, Niagara region, Kitchener-Waterloo, Caledon, and Huntsville, this passionate group of riders united to support kids with cancer or serious […]...Read More
From LEGO workshops to week-long overnight camps, Campfire Circle continues to provide programs for kids and families affected by childhood cancer or serious illness, at no cost to families. Discover activities that help promote self-confidence, build resiliency and improve overall wellbeing.
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Camp was probably the first place where I didn’t feel so different anymore. I was surrounded by people just like me having a great time and laughing, and it made me feel comfortable enough to just be myself and not the “kid with cancer".
— Larissa, Camper
From the great outdoors to hospital floors, we are there for kids & families
Volunteers and staff have joined thousands of families on their journey with childhood cancer since 1983. Camp programs run in paediatric oncology centres and communities all across Ontario.