Camp Sunshine


SDSF and other SDS families attend Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine every two years (even years). Attending Camp Sunshine is a great opportunity to meet other families and share your SDS journey with them. See old friends, make new ones and talk to medical experts while your children are cared for and entertained.  This is a FABULOUS week for the entire family! SDSF encourages SDS families to attend Camp Sunshine. The only cost to SDS families is transportation to and from Camp.

Applications will be available on the Camp Sunshine Applications page. Check back regularly to see when it is available.

Camp Sunshine 2016

In 2016, we had a large group of doctors and experts who volunteered their time to attend Camp:

  • Blanche Alter, MD MPH, Hematology, National Cancer Institute
  • Lauri Burroughs, MD, BMT, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Nancy Cincotta, MSW, MPhil, Camp Sunshine
  • Seth Corey, MD, Hematology, Richmond Children’s Hospital
  • Elizabeth Kerr, PhD, Health Psychology, Neuropsychology, Hospital for Sick Children
  • Jenelle Leighton, BSN, RN, Communicable Disease Control Services, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health
  • Johnson Liu, MD, Hematology, Northwell Health Medical Center
  • Kasiani Myers, MD, Hematology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Johanna Rommens, PhD, Genetics, University of Toronto
  • Sabina Sabharwal, MD MPH, Gastroenterology, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Akiko Shimamura, MD PhD, Hematology, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Garry Tobin, MD, Endocrinology, Washington University of St. Louis
  • Maura Donahue, MA PSP-SC, School Psychologist, California