For ages 12-18 years old

Teen Camp

Don’t miss out on this year’s annual summer day camp! Past activities have included: yoga, hip-hop, art, cooking demos, Second City, Chicago360 observatory and Lasertron at Whirlyball.

Camp registration closes when the 40th camper submits their application. 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.

Registration will open in January 2020!

Special Outings & Workshops

Designed for teens who have cancer themselves or who have a loved one or friend living with cancer or have lost a loved one to cancer.  The ability to network and share cancer-related experiences with each other is encouraged through participation in age-appropriate activities based on teen interests.  

For more information on upcoming events and to RSVP, please call 312-464-9900

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, teens 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!

Volunteer

If you are looking to earn community service hours for school, consider becoming a volunteer. We have a number of ways you can help, including serving assisting with special Noogieland program events.

For more information, please call 312-464-9900 or APPLY NOW!

Reservations

To help us plan ahead, please make a reservation for any program at least 24 hours in advance by calling 312-464-9900 or submitting an RSVP through our online calendar.

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Join our teens-only Facebook group!

Enhancing Connections Parenting Group

• 5 Group Sessions
• Parents with children ages 5-17 are eligible

The Enhancing Connections Group assists parents in learning helpful skills when talking to their kids about their cancer diagnosis. The focus of the group is to build upon the relationship between the parent and child to decrease feelings of stress for both of them.  Some members of the group may be eligible to participate in an adjoining study funded by the National Cancer Institute. Contact Rachel Kennedy, LCPC at​ rachelkennedy@gildasclubchicago.org or call 312-464-9900 x130.

Teen Multimedia Contest

A multimedia contest for high school students to share their experiences about living with cancer themselves, a family member or friend living with cancer or those who have lost a loved one to cancer. To submit an essay to the 11th Annual Teen Multimedia Contest, registration will be available online in January 2020.

 

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