Transitions LifeCare – GriefCare for Children & Teens – Camp

GriefCare for Children & Teens – Camp

 

Camp Reflections

Camp Reflections is a camp for grieving children in elementary and middle school. It includes activities such as music, arts & crafts, and games. Grief-related activities are conducted in small and large group settings and are led by trained facilitators.

Camp Reflections participants will have the opportunity to…

  • connect with other kids and families who have experienced the death of a loved one
  • understand grief
  • find safe, creative ways to express thoughts and feelings about their grief
  • nurture memories
  • build self-confidence and self-worth
  • take time to play, laugh, cry, and feel a sense of normalcy

The camp made me realize I am not the only one going through grief. - Camper

May 19-20, 2017

Camper Welcome

Friday, May 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Transitions LifeCare campus
250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607

6:00pm: Pizza dinner with parents/guardians
7:00pm: Camper welcome and small group time

Camp Day

Saturday, May 20, 8:45am-5:00pm
Lake Wheeler Park, 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603

8:45am: Check-in
9:00am: Opening ceremony with parent/guardian
9:30am–11:30pm: Optional “Children and Grief” caregiver education and self-care sessions
9:30am-3:30pm: Camp activities for children (snacks and lunch provided for campers)
3:30pm: Family activity with parents/guardians
4:30pm: Closing ceremony

There is no fee; however, a suggested $20 donation is appreciated.

Deadline:  Friday, May 5, 2017
Register early, space is limited!

Contact:  Kate Sutton
by phone 919.719.7199 or ksutton@transitionslifecare.org

Click here for an inside look from HBO at a national grief camp, Camp Erin. Many of the activities, and more importantly the children’s loss stories and experiences at camp, are what we find in our own grief camp.

 
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