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Kid Support

Kid Support is a 10 week series of peer support groups for children ages 4-12 who are living with cancer or have a family member or friend living with cancer.  The group provides a safe space for kids to talk about their experience while they develop coping skills in the areas of communication, relaxation and understanding difficult feelings.  A one-time Parent Orientation is required.
For more information or to enroll your child(ren), please contact Allison Brown at allisonbrown@gildasclubchicago.org or 312-464-9900

Kid's Bereavement

Kid's Bereavement is a 10 week series of peer support groups for children ages 4-12 who have experienced the cancer-related death of a family member or friend.  The group focuses on coping and expressing difficult feelings. A one-time Parent Orientation is required.
For more information or to enroll your child(ren), please contact Allison Brown at allisonbrown@gildasclubchicago.org or 312-464-9900

Parenting Through Cancer Networking Group

This networking group is open to parents of children under 18 and is designed to help parents who have cancer themselves, have a partner or child living with cancer, or are parenting through the death of a loved one.  This networking group is held in conjunction with Kid Support and Kid’s Bereavement.
For more information and to RSVP, please contact Allison Brown at allisonbrown@gildasclubchicago.org or 312-464-9900

Kids Camp

Don't miss out on this year's summer day camp! Past activities have included improv, art, games and visits to Pump-it-Up and Lincoln Park Zoo.
Camp registration closes when the 40th camper submits their completed paperwork. This is first come, first served.  Due to capacity limitations we will not be able to make exceptions for more than 40 campers this year.  

To register, please contact Allison Brown at allisonbrown@gildasclubchicago.org or 312-464-9900

Family Arts & Crafts

This is a fun-filled Saturday afternoon of arts and crafts with snacks provided.  This is offered in partnership with the Junior League’s Connecting Kids to the Arts program. This will generally be on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
RSVP REQUIRED

Noogiefest

Our annual Halloween party for children, teens and their families includes Halloween-themed activities, crafts and food.  Come in costume!
RSVP REQUIRED

Holiday Party for Kids

Our annual multi-cultural holiday party for children and their families includes activities, crafts and food.
RSVP REQUIRED

GCC @ School

A school-based cancer education and support program for children and adolescents with cancer or cancer in their family.
Click here for more information about GCC@School!

Reservations

To help us plan ahead, please make a reservation for any program at least 24 hours in advance by calling 312-464-9900.

Supervised Play for Kids

We’re happy to entertain kids during our programs, but we need to know you’re coming. Please call 312-464-9900 or email 72  hours in advance with your children’s names and ages so we can have a Noogieland volunteer available for Supervised Play.

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