Retreats, Camps & Recreational Programs for Bereavement

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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by program name by accepting campers from anywhere in the United States (National) first, then alphabetical by state. Click on the program name for details.

There are 83 programs for Bereavement.

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
Camp Agape - For Children 4 day summer camp for children ages 7-12 coping with loss of a loved one. National Texas
Camp Chmepa Weekend summer camp for children ages 7-15 who have lost a loved one. Camp is at no charge to campers. National Idaho
Camp Erin - Albany Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. National
New York
New York
Camp Erin - King County Nation wide camps offer weekend-long experience for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. National Washington
Camp Good Days - Camp B&ST A residential camp for children age 8-17 who have lost a parent or sibling within the past 3 years to cancer or sickle cell anemia. National New York
Camp Healing Hearts One-day bereavement camp for children ages 6-12, coping with the loss of a loved one. National New York
Camp Paz for Grown-Ups Camp for adults grieving the loss of a loved one while their child attends the camp session for kids. National Arizona
Camp Paz for Kids Weekend overnight camp for children ages 6-18 who have lost a loved one. National Arizona
Camp Samantha for Grown-Ups Weekend camp for adults who have lost a loved one and whose child is attending Camp Samantha for Kids. National Arizona
Camp Samantha for Kids Weekend camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who have lost a loved one. National Arizona
Camp Sunshine Variety of camps and programs offered to young children and their families who are affected by cancer. National Georgia
Camp Sunshine A retreat for children and adolescents with life-threatening illnesses and their families. National Maine
Crossroads Kids Grief Camp Program provides 3-day, 2-night bereavement camps in various locations around the country, for children ages 6-12 and their families, that are grieving the loss of a loved one. National Oklahoma
Deliver the Dream Family Retreats Program offers free recreational weekend retreats for families who are affected by serious illnesses and/or disabilities. National Florida
Good Grief Camps Weekend overnight camps for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one who served in the Armed Forces. National National
Healing Tree Programs - Space to Breathe Provides a five-day summer adventure program designed for youth, who have a parent or a sibling living with cancer or who have lost a parent or sibling to cancer. National Maine
Hearts of Hope Emerging Adult Camp Two-day camp for individuals age 18-24 who have experienced the death of a loved one. National Wisconsin
Hearts of Hope Family Grief Camp Two-day camp for grieving families who have experienced the death of a loved one. National Minnesota
Mak-A-Dream Sibs Camp Week-long camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are dealing with a sibling or parents' cancer diagnosis or the loss of a sibling or parent to cancer. National Montana
Remember the Sunshine Bereavement Programs Programs offered specifically for families who have participated in past Camp Sunshine events and have since lost a child to cancer. National Georgia
Dottie Kissinger Children's Bereavement Camp Camp for children ages 6-18 and their families coping with the loss of a loved one. Arizona Arizona
REACH - Camp for Teens Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 13-18 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Arizona Arizona
Bereavement Programs: Bereaved Family/Teen Camps Weekend camps for families and teens who have lost a child/sibling due cancer. Northern California California
Camp Arroyo Serves children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities from Northern California. California; Northern California California
Camp Erin Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one California California
Camp Erin Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. California California
Camp Erin - LA Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. California California
Camp Erin - Oakland/Bay Area Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. California; Oakland/Bay Area California
Camp Erin - Orange County Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. California California
Comfort Zone Camp Bereavement camp for children ages 7-17. California California
Grief and Growing: A Healing Weekend for Bereaved Individuals and Families Weekend camp for families and individuals who have experienced loss of a loved one. California; campers from outside of CA may be accepted California
Camp Good Grief A weekend bereavement camp for Children and Teens who have experienced a loss of a loved one. Colorado Colorado
Camp Forget-Me-Not - Camp Erin DC Three Day overnight camp for children 6-17 who have experienced a death-related loss. District of Columbia and metropolitan area District of Columbia
Camp Circle of Love A weekend camp for children ages 6-16 who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Florida Florida
Rainbow Trails Bereavement Camp Rainbow Trails is a free program for youth, ages 6-17, and their families who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Southwestern Florida Florida
Sacred Heart Health System - Miracle Camp Serves as a camping center for children and adults with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Florida Florida
Camp New Horizons - Camp Kemo Fall weekend camp for children who have lost a sibling to cancer or a blood disorder. South Carolina
North Carolina
Georgia
South Carolina
Camp Erin Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Idaho Washington
Camp Courage & Camp Erin 4 night, 5 day camp for teens ages 6-18 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Missouri
Illinois
Illinois
Teen Retreat A supportive overnight weekend gathering of teenagers ages 13-18 who are grieving the death of someone significant. Missouri
Illinois
Illinois
Camp Erin - Indianapolis Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Indiana Indiana
Camp Amanda Weekend camp for children and teens ages 6-18+ who have experienced loss of a loved one. Iowa; Out-of-state applications will be considered Iowa
Camp Carousel Therapeutic weekend for school-aged children and teens and their families who have lost a loved one. Missouri
Kansas
Missouri
Camp Erin - Baltimore Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Maryland Maryland
Camp Stepping Stones Weekend day-camp for children and families who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Comfort Zone Camp Bereavement camp for children ages 7-17. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Camp Erin - Detroit Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Michigan Michigan
Camp Erin - Twin Cities Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a family member or close friend. Minnesota Minnesota
Camp Journey Weekend camp for children ages 7-18 who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Minnesota Minnesota
Camp Erin Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Missouri Missouri
Labyrinth Retreat A one-day retreat for teens (ages 13-19) who have experienced the death of a family member or close friend. Missouri Missouri
Stepping Stones Camp for Children Stepping Stones weekend camp is offered for children 6-12 who have lost a family member or close friend through death. Missouri Missouri
A Camp to Remember Year-round camp for children ages 8-14 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Western Montana Montana
Camp Firefly A weekend camp for children ages 7-14 who have lost a parent, sibling or other special person through death. New Jersey; Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties New Jersey
Comfort Zone Camp Bereavement camp for children ages 7-17. New Jersey New Jersey
Adult Retreat Offers a two-day overnight retreat for parents that have lost a child. New York New York
Camp Good Grief Weekend camp for children and teens ages 7-16 who are grieving a significant loss. New York; Staten Island New York
Camp Grief Busters A weekend overnight camp for grieving children, teens and adults. New York New York
Cindy's Comfort Camp A weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death or serious illness of a parent or sibling. New York New York
Noogieland Program Program aimed at children ages 5-12 who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a loved one living with cancer, or are grieving the loss of a loved one to cancer. New York New York
Teen Program at Gilda's Club Program aimed at for teen ages 13-17 who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a loved one living with cancer, or are grieving the loss of a loved one to cancer. New York New York
Time for Teens Retreat A four day bereavement retreat Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For teenagers between the ages of 12-19. New York New York
Camp Cornerstone A week long day camp for children ages 6-12 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Ohio Ohio
Camp Erin Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 8-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Ohio Ohio
Camp Erin - Cincinnati Three-day, two-night summer camp for children ages 7-18 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Ohio Ohio
Camp Heroes Week-long bereavement day camp for children and teens ages 8-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Ohio Ohio
Camp Memory Weekend day camp for children and teens ages 6-13 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Ohio Ohio
Fernside's Teen Retreat Weekend retreat for teenagers ages 13-18 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Ohio Ohio
Specialty Camps Week-long and weekend overnight camps for youth and adults dedicated to a specific disability or health concern. The mission of Recreation Unlimited is to provide year-round programs in sports, recreation and education for individuals with disabilities and health concerns, while building self-confidence, self-esteem and promoting positive human relations, attitudes, and behaviors.  Ohio Ohio
Camp Erin - Oregon Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Oregon
Washington
Oregon
Camp Erin - Philadelphia Weekend camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Camp is free for all participants. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Camp Sunburst Two-day overnight camp for children grades 1st-6th who have lost a loved one. South Carolina South Carolina
Camp Brave Heart 3-day summer camp for children age 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Texas; may accept campers from outside Texas Texas
Camp Dragonfly Community-based grief camp for children ages 8-12 who have suffered the significant death of a loved one. Texas Texas
Camp Erin DFW Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Texas Texas
Camp Sol Variety of events held for families who have lost a child and still have children age 18 and younger in the home. Texas; may accept campers from outside of Texas Texas
El Tesoro de la Vida Grief Camp Week-long resident camp for children ages 7-17 who have been affected by the death of a loved one Texas Texas
SKY Camp A weekend bereavement camp for children who have experienced the death of a loved one and their families. Texas; Amarillo and Lubbock Counties Texas
Comfort Zone Camp Bereavement camp for children ages 7-17. Virginia Virginia
Camp Erin - King County Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 7-18 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Washington; King County Washington
Camp Erin - Snohomish County Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Washington Washington
Camp Killoqua's Camp Willie Various camp sessions for children entering grades 2nd-12th who have lost a loved one. Washington Washington
Camp HOPE Weekend camp for children and teenagers ages 6-16 who have experienced the death of a parent, brother, sister, grandparent or close friend. Wisconsin Wisconsin