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Kamp KACE participants enjoyed an afternoon at the beach Thursday at YMCA Camp Cormorant. Kamp KACE is open to kids who have survived or are living with cancer, and their siblings, and is offered completely free of charge due to generous donations. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes

Getting away from it: This camp lets kids with cancer have fun

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When an outsider walks into the middle of Kamp KACE, a one-week event held every June at YMCA Camp Cormorant, at first glance it looks like a typical summer camp, with kids swimming and kayaking, playing basketball and riding horses, doing crafts or enjoying an afternoon snack in the dining hall.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454