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Utah 2018 was incredible!

Light snowfall was “snow” problem for the 2018 Utah Ski Program. Going into the program, the area hadn’t received much snow, and we arrived into warmer weather than in the Midwest. That didn’t stop the campers and staff from having an…

Winter Camp 2017 Too cold… Not a chance, it was AWESOME!

104 Campers our Winter Camp program at Conference Point Center from December 27-31. Over 70 volunteers served as counselors, program leaders, medical volunteers or support staff. In addition to the two days of skiing at the Grand Geneva Resort…

Merci’ FLIGHT 2017: An Evening In Paris Breaks Fundraising Record and Sends More Kids with Cancer to Camp Programs

  On November 10th, more than 400 guests toasted the mission of Camp One Step by Children’s Oncology Services at the Four Seasons Hotel-Chicago for their fourth annual FLIGHT gala that raised more than $300,000, a fundraising record…

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Families, caregivers, charities and research groups across the United States observe September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Children's Oncology Services Launches New Brand

  Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. Rebrand Camp One Step to Reflect Nonprofit’s Vibrant Programs and Community CHICAGO, IL – (July 7, 2017) –Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. is proud to announce their rebrand, Camp…

Pig in the Park July 8th

All our camper families and friends are welcome to attend this event benefiting Camp One Step, which is being held on July 8th in Fontana, WI Fontana’s Reid Park will be home to Dan Green's Pig in the Park on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 from…

Chicago Day Campers explore the city and have a great time!

Another successful program has brought our campers to some of Chicago’s iconic museums. Our group explored every part of the Shedd Aquarium. No trip to the Shedd is compete without attending the dolphin show and the dolphins were fantastic!…

One Step Poker Poker Championship Raises $120,000

2017 One Step Charity Poker Championship Ups the Ante’ for Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. CHICAGO, IL – On February 23rd, more than 220 pokers players and 75 spectators helpedto send more kids with cancer to One Step Programsat…

Utah Ski Program delivers great experiences for our campers!

Our Utah Ski Program was a great success and the 30 campers who attended had an incredible time. Fifteen campers joined us in Utah for the first time! Four of our volunteers were first timers as well. The week was filled with Skiing, Snowboarding,…

Winter Camp 2016

104 campers attended our Winter Camp program this year. Everyone was very happy that the weather cooperated for us to ski and snowboard. Many thanks to Grand Geneva Resort and Timber Ridge for continuing to support our organization. This year…

Annual Appeal Breaks Record!

Our goal this year was to raise $90,000 so we could send 90 kids to camp in 2017. We are pleased to report that we shattered that goal and raised $106,000! We are very grateful to the Ellen Marks Cancer Foundation for providing a $25,000 match…

Flight Gala Raises Record $254,000!

Nonprofit honored the Armin & Esther Hirsch Foundation and the Chicago Cubs at their biggest fundraiser of the year on November 11th CHICAGO, IL – More than 325 guests escaped to a tropical island with no passport needed for the2016…