Wild Grief Summer Programs for Teens and Families
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, Wild Grief is available to support you in your healing
journey through the power of nature and peer support. Wild Grief is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization,
based in Olympia, Washington, that merges peer support with the healing power of nature. By offering
free, outdoor experiences for teens, young adults, families, and all-ages groups, they help more people
find a place where they can remember, process, and discover a path to healing. Join them this summer
to connect with your grieving peers and the outdoors. Spaces are still open for 2023 their summer programs!
The Backpacking Trips for Grieving Teens, the September 2-4 , 2023, Camping Trip for Grieving Families,
and the Teen and Family Day Hikes have spots available for those interested. The application process is
also open now for the Young Adult Backpacking Trip. All programs are entirely free of charge, and
Wild Grief provides all needed camping and backpacking gear.
Head to Wild Grief’s website to learn more, and sign up today: www.wildgrief.org
Because Kids Grieve Grief Day Camp
April 1, 2023, from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST
1552 N. Crestmont Drive, Suite B, Meridian, Idaho 83642
The Southwestern Region of Because Kids Grieve is hosting a Grief Day Camp on April 1, 2023, from
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST at 1552 N. Crestmont Drive, Suite B, Meridian, Idaho 83642. Parent session is from
3:00 - 4:00 PM MST. This is a free event for children ages 6 -17 years old who have lost a loved one.
Day camp is FREE. Snacks and lunch are provided! It will be a good day for Summer Campers to
reconnect and experience a day together. The day will be filled with lots of activities and fun.
If you need more info or have questions, contact April at 208-318-8359 or Cheryl at 208-409-6680.
Register by email at email@example.com, or at www.becausekidsgrieve.org
Because Kids Grieve Fall Bereavement Day Camp
September 10, 2022
1500 N. Locust Grove, Suite 100, Meridian, Idaho 83642
Check-In at 8:45 AM
Camp runs from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The day camp is open for any child/teen who has experience a loss of a loved one to register and attend. Camp is FREE and lunch is provided!
It will be a good day for Summer Campers to reconnect and experience a day together. The day will be filled with lots of activities and fun.
For more information or to register call 208-352-2994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Camp HOPE for Kids
October 8-9, 2022
Camp HOPE is a Wisconsin-based free weekend bereavement camp, open to grieving youth ages 5-18.
Adult family members are welcome to join our adult camp, which is hosted at the same time as the youth camp. Registration for Camp HOPE this fall (October 8-9th) is now open! There is no cost to attend.
Through playing, sharing, and being together in a camp setting with peers and staff who know the pain, the children and teenagers realize that the emotions they feel are a normal part of grief.
What is happening to them happens to others everywhere, and at Camp HOPE, their pain is understood and shared.
Campers will be captivated by the picturesque setting of the campsite, which
features individual cabins, dining, and shower facilities.
Each camper will be housed in small groups of similar-aged campers with three or more volunteer
counselors. The camp is a 400-acre wildlife refuge with a 45-acre private lake that provides each
camper with ample opportunity to enjoy nature.
The Wisconsin Lions Camp is within easy driving distance from all parts of the state.
Camp HOPE rents the Wisconsin Lions Camp (3834 County Road A, Rosholt, WI) in central Wisconsin,
two miles east of Rosholt and sixteen miles northeast of Stevens Point.
Visit their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Camp-HOPE-for-Kids-151221138299947/?hc_ref=SEARCH
For more information or to register, visit: https://www.camphopeforkids.org/
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
Note: The website contains some affiliate links, which means that if you purchase something through one of these links we may receive a small commission
– at no extra cost to you. I only promote things I have have either personally tried or strongly believe are beneficial. Any commissions earned helps keep this
website going. Thank you for using our affiliate links to help My Grief Connection to continue helping grievers find help & hope.
Not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the linked sites, videos, movies, podcasts, groups, events, books, articles, etc.
This site provides links and general grief support information and is not intended to serve as or replace professional counseling, guidance or treatment.
If you are thinking about hurting yourself or someone else, please contact 911 or the suicide hotline at 988.
For any type of crisis situation you can text CONNECT to 741741 to chat with a Crisis Text Line counselor.
Updated 14 November 2023
© 2019-2023 My Grief Connection