Summer can be a tough time for anyone dealing with grief, but especially children who have lost a loved one. The empty hours can leave too much time to ruminate. These kids are also left with parents who are also trying to cope with loss, financial stress or any combination of circumstances. In an attempt to give these children one afternoon of fun, The Caring House has organized Camp Good Grief for children ages 4 to 18 who have lost someone close to them.
The camp runs from 1 to 6 p.m. on June 10 at The Caring House on Longwood Drive.
“At The Caring House, when children walk through our blue door, representing childhood grief awareness, it is our hope that they find understanding and support during the grief journey,” according to their website.
The afternoon will be full of fun stations and activities designed to help them remember they aren’t alone. In the evening, families will join campers for a dinner and celebration of life ceremony.
Campers must pre-register online for the event.
Camp Good Grief is also looking for volunteers to help that day. You can sign up to volunteer online by clicking here.
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