Register Now for Camp Hope - A Free Weekend Camp For Cancer Survivors

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Regional West Cancer Services is now accepting registrations to attend Camp Hope, a free, two-day camp for cancer survivors and their support persons. It will be held Aug. 27 and 28 at Trails West YMCA Camp in Scottsbluff, Neb.

Camp Hope weekend is a summer camp experience for cancer patients. It gives cancer survivors an opportunity to explore the hopeful side of cancer while providing a vacation from everyday stress and worry. Participants attend group sessions to learn skills for coping with cancer and its after‐effects while enhancing their quality of life.

Masks will be required at the camp, as well as practicing social distancing and appropriate hand hygiene.

For the past 30 years, Camp Hope has given hope and strength to cancer survivors, their families and friends, and the professional staff who provide the program. Camp counselors include Regional West physicians, nurses, therapists, clergy, counselors, pharmacists, social workers, associates, and volunteers.

Camp Hope is offered free of charge to cancer survivors throughout the region. For more information or to enroll in Camp Hope, contact Kim Croft, RN, BSN, at 308-630-1691 or

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.