Spirit of COCA-I Award - $5,000 to recipient's camp

Northwestern Mutual proudly partners with COCA-I to award the recipients camp $5,000 for excellence and achievement in making a lasting impact on the life of a child; a child who happens to have cancer.


The Northwestern Mutual Spirit of COCA-I Award spotlights the one who exemplifies the values of COCA-I through helping to provide a meaningful camping and program experience for children who are affected by childhood cancers. Additionally, the recipient will have worked to promote and strengthen the COCA-I organization as a whole.

A $5,000 award will be presented to the recipient’s camp.

Nominate Your Candidate Today! Don't Miss the September 20th Cutoff Date

The selection committee decides the recipient for the Spirit of COCA-I award based on the following criteria.

  • Position at Camp
  • Years of Service at the Camp
  • Camp Involvement
  • Role with COCA-I
  • COCA-I Spirit

Well prepared and detailed submissions help to paint a clear picture of the nominee to the selection committee. Questions about the submission process, as well as, supporting documents should be emailed to info@cocai.org. Recipient need not attend the Annual Conference.
Submissions must be received no later than 5:00PM Eastern time on September 20th.


Position at Camp

Camp Involvement

Please explain in detail how the nominee has been involved in one or any of the following:

Role with COCA-I

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COCA-I Spirit

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