Penn State Hershey offering program to help children cope with cancer diagnoses

August 27, 2015

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Penn State Hershey Medical Center will host CLIMB — Children's Lives Include Moments of Bravery — a free program designed to help children cope when someone they love has cancer by encouraging discussion and creativity. Sessions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 23 and 30 and Oct. 7 and 14 at the Penn State Hershey Breast Center, 30 Hope Drive (Entrance A), in Hershey.

Children between the ages of 5 and 13 with a parent or grandparent in active cancer treatment can participate. All sessions are facilitated by a health care provider who is specially trained in the care of families coping with cancer. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. To register, contact Nichole Cook at 717-531-7942 or

Last Updated August 27, 2015