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/
July 11-13, 2022, at Hollinshead Barn in Bend, OR from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Registration is open for Camp Courage, a 3-day, FREE, summer art camp that provides a safe and healing environment where youth can share and express their feelings of loss and grief. Camp is July 11-13, 2022,
at Hollinshead Barn in Bend, OR from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Youth from Central Oregon who have
experienced a loss and are in grief are invited to register and participate in this art-based grief camp.
Hosted by Clear Mourning, this year, Camp Courage is sponsored by a local non-profit partner,
Partners In Care. Camp Courage provides children and teens a safe and fun place to express, share and explore their feelings and issues related to the death of a loved one. Camp Courage will be helping facilitate this
by offering smaller peer groups, the opportunity to create personal artwork aimed at the child’s and teen’s expression of their own grief and allow them the opportunity to celebrate and memorialize the loved one who
has died. Every child will have the opportunity to participate in outdoor games and activities.
For additional details and to register a camper, visit: https://www.clearmourning.org/event/camp-courage/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=CC
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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