Camp Hobé is a special summer camp for children being treated for cancer and similarly treated disorders & their siblings. A place for them to be kids having fun. Our mission is to create an atmosphere that enhances self-esteem; fosters independence and friendships; and creates a sense of belonging. Read below to get a brief overview, or dive in to find out even more about Camp Hobé.
Camp Hobé is a special summer camp designed for children with cancer and similarly treated disorders. Siblings can attend camp, as well. Camp Hobé gives kids the opportunity to participate in camp activities, just like healthy children whose families are not affected by cancer. The camp program provides medical and psychosocial supervision to ensure children are safe both mentally and physically during camp. There are three sessions for kids between the ages of 4 to 19 years.Learn more.
Camp Hobé takes place every June. View our Calendar
Camp Hobé is held at Camp Wapiti in Settlement Canyon, near Tooele, Utah, about a 45 minute drive from downtown Salt Lake City. The Utah Elks organization built and continues to fund the facility which is used by other health care camps throughout the year. Read more.
People, especially parents, have many questions about Camp Hobé.
Camp Hobé board members and much of the staff are volunteers, although most of our directors are paid staff. View Board and Staff.
At Camp Hobé, campers have the opportunity to rediscover self-confidence and build meaningful friendships. Children of all ages make lifelong friends who understand the devastating effects of a frightening disease. Read more.
Children are invited to attend Camp Hobé based on treatment status, state of residence, and treatment center. Registration invitations are sent out each spring. Get more info.
We’ve been around for more than 30 years! Learn about our founding and the changes over the years.
Camp Hobé is an ACA-accredited camp. Check out our affiliations and accreditations.