WYANDANCH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Summer is usually when kids unplug, but at one very special camp on Long Island kids are being encouraged to do just the opposite.
As CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff explained, they’re playing computer catch-up while battling cancer.
At any summer camp the athletic fields are the biggest draw, and most kids steer clear of the indoors.
But Sunrise Day Camp is not just any camp. It’s host to 600 kids with cancer and their siblings who are growing up too fast, missing out on simple childhood pleasures, and all important learning.
“I was in the hospital, but at the same time when I was sick at home I was in a lot of pain so I really couldn’t go to school,” Lane Romano said.
Romano is 10-years-old, and missed an entire school year to battle cancer, causing him to fall behind in math and science.
Last summer he shared his wish with a …