Fun summer activities for St. Jude kids
Summer is here, which means that families are hitting the road to go on that long awaited vacation. But for St. Jude patients and their families, summer vacations can provide a challenge. However, St. Jude strives to provide treatment on an outpatient basis as much as possible, so children can spend more time at home. Check out what these nine patients have been up to during their summer breaks in 2019.
Braxton | Swimming
Braxton completed treatment for a cancerous brain tumor at St. Jude last summer. Very recently, this California boy went for his first-ever swim!
Emma Grace | Raising animals
Emma Grace’s summer has been busy! She turned 13, celebrated seven years cancer-free, attended camp and is raising 12 chickens and two ducks – all while also training for a 10k!
George | Kayaking
George and his family spent a part of their summer vacation kayaking – in Galway, Ireland! “It was our first family overseas trip,” said George’s mom. “We all had a blast.”
Keeton | Graduating
Just a month after his No More Chemo party, St. Jude leukemia patient Keeton kicked off the summer by taking part in St. Jude Kindergarten Graduation!
Tyler | Space camp
Tyler spent a week at Space Camp. He met astronauts, ate space food and learned about rockets. “Learning about space was awesome,” he said.
Bryce | Traveling
Bryce and his sister Chloe are excited about traveling this summer with their family and going fishing.
Brody | Being active
Having completed treatment at St. Jude for medulloblastoma, Brody is living it up this summer, riding his bike to the park every day with his buddies, swimming, boating, fishing and playing all day.
Kaylee | Dance Recital
This summer, Kaylee has spent a lot of time outdoors. She especially loves to hike. Kaylee also performed in a dance recital.
Lily | Nature walks
Little Lily is busy kicking cancer to the curb this summer, but she and her twin sister also stop to smell the flowers outside St. Jude housing.
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