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Camp Goodtime and the funkiest medical hut ever

Abigail Sinclair can’t wait for summer to arrive. That’s when the 11-year-old Halifax resident gets to go to Camp Goodtime, an internationally acclaimed and accredited summer recreation program for young people with cancer and their families. “It is,” says Abigail, “the highlight of my year.”

Her seven-day excursion to Scotian Glen in Thorburn, Nova Scotia, where the camp is located, includes polar bear dips in the pool two mornings a week, dressing up for every meal (there is always a theme!), competing at game night (including the Price is Right), and taking on the seniors in a fire pit shouting match. “It’s so much fun,” says Abigail.

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