Twenty-three members of the South Jersey Oncology Nursing Society volunteered their time in June to participate in Camp Oasis, a day of activities for 32 local children who have a loved one with cancer.
Children received a limousine ride to the free daylong camp, which took place at Camp Inawendiwin in Tabernacle, N.J.
Activities included scrapbooking, yoga, archery, hiking, swimming, face painting, and kite making.Campers took part in numerous activities at the day-long camp, including arts and crafts projects.
This was the second year of the camp, and SJONS already is planning next years event.
SJONS members who participated were RNs Jackie Miller and Denise Cortland of Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J.; Abbie McMillian of the Helene Fuld School of Nursing in Camden County (N.J.); Lisa Passero, Dianne Hyman, Sue Miller, Christina Hunter, Mary Jane Durkin, Alice OBrien, and Kathy Sailor of Cooper University Hospital, Camden, N.J.; Carlin Cialino and Lisa Marino of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia; Susan Cobb of Thomas Edison State College School of Nursing, Trenton, N.J.; Jessica Friscia, Kathy Trachtenberg, Mary Stefanoni, Faith Weintraub, and Toni Mangold of the Center for Cancer, Cherry Hill, N.J.; Pat McLaughlin of Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia; Rosanna Lights of Mercy Philadelphia Hospital; Renee Zalinsky of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia; and Geri Ferraro.