West Virginia Caring will be hosting its 23rd annual bereavement camp for kids, Camp Caring, on August 3rd, 2019 at Camp Mountaineer in Monongalia County, WV.
Camp Caring is held to support adolescents, ages 6-14, in WV that have experienced the death of a love one. Focusing on large and small group activities, the Camp empowers each adolescent with the ability to express their grief and successfully cope with their feeling of loss and trauma. Camp Caring runs optional concurrent sessions for the adults(s) in the child’s life. The purpose is that each family member is individual strengthened and supported so that the entire family can move forward together to a place of a new normal.
Camp Caring is a free all day event!
Please help us in spreading the word on camp and extending the information out to those who may benefit.
Link to website and applications: https://wvcaring.org/services/grief-and-loss/camp-caring/
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
Free One-Day Bereavement Camp for children, ages 6-14, and the adults who love them.
Camp Caring is a one day camp held to support children and teens in WV that have lost a loved one in recent years. Focusing on large and small group activities, the Camp empowers each child to be able to express their grief and successfully cope with the feelings of loss and trauma.
Camp Caring runs optional concurrent sessions for the
adult(s) in the child’s life. The purpose is that each family member is individually strengthened and supported so that the entire family can move forward together to a place of new normal.
To Refer A Child, or to Volunteer:
(Applications may be downloaded)
Offering Bereavement Support Groups
Through December 31st, 2017
Meet in a supportive and confidential setting with others who have suffered the loss of a loved one. Group attendees will gain knowledge of helpful coping skills and gain insight into the grief process.
When: Second Thursday of every month
Location: WV Caring Morgantown Office
Address: 3363 University Ave, Morgantown, WV 26505
When: Fourth Tuesday of every month
Location: WV Caring Grafton Office
Address: 7 Harman Center, Suite. 203, Grafton, WV 26354
When: Second Tuesday of every month (Starting in June)
Location: Wesley United Methodist Church
Address: 107 W High Street, Kingwood, WV 26537
For more info, contact Kadie Baker at 304.599.4200