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Mar 27

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Camp Healing Hearts – Grief Camp for Children

 

Camp Healing Hearts helps children address grief and sadness following the loss of a loved one

Camp Healing Hearts, a free overnight grief camp for children age 5-18 who have experienced the death of a loved one, will be held May 19-20 in Little Rock. Registration deadline is May 1.

Held at Camp Aldersgate, the annual camp is hosted by Kaleidoscope Grief Center, a program of Methodist Family Health.

 

 

 

“Camp Healing Hearts provides a safe environment where children and their families can develop coping skills, both individually and within a community of others,´ says therapist and camp director Janet Breen.

Campers participate in therapeutic activities, including “Heart to Heart” sessions and a candlelight memorial service, and traditional camp activities, like a making s’mores around a campfire, arts and crafts, fishing, swimming and boating. The 24-hour experience of Camp Healing Hearts begins at 5 p.m. Friday, May 19, and concludes at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 20. Caregiver participation is required.

For more information or to register, go to http://www.methodistfamily.org or call (501) 537-3991

 

 

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