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 94 programs for Bereavement.

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
Camp B&ST One week residential summer camp for children ages 8 to 17 years old who have lost a parent or sibling within the past three years to cancer or sickle cell anemia. National
New York
New York
Camp Erin - Albany Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Camp is free to all participants. National
New York
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
New York
Camp Sunshine Year-round camp programs for children and teens with life threatening illness and their families. National
Maine
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
Oklahoma
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 Virginia
Hearts of Hope Emerging Adult Camp Two-day camp for individuals age 18-24 who have experienced the death of a loved one. National Minnesota
Hearts of Hope Family Grief Camp Weekend camp for grieving families who have experienced the death of a loved one. National
Minnesota
Minnesota
Junior Good Days - Rochester Summer day camp for children ages 4 to 7 years old who have or had cancer or sickle cell anemia and for those who lost a parent or sibling with cancer. National
New York
New York
Junior Good Days- Syracuse Summer day camp for children ages 4 to 7 years old who have or had cancer or sickle cell anemia and for those who lost a parent or sibling with cancer. National
New York
New York
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
Georgia
Siblings Camp at Gold Creek Lodge Summer camp for children and teens with or have lost a sibling or parents with cancer. National
Montana
Montana
Therapeutic Summer Day Camp Summer Camp Day program to help children with behavior and socio-emotional problems develop and improve pro-social behaviors ages 5 to 13 years old. National
Maryland
Maryland
Sacred Heart Miracle Camp Organization provides a number of camps and programs for children and adults diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illnesses, as well as individuals who are physically and/or emotionally challenged. Florida - Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin
Alabama - South
Florida
Camp Paz for Grown-Ups A weekend camp for adults who are grieving. Arizona Arizona
Camp Paz for Kids A weekend camp for children who are grieving a loved one. Arizona Arizona
Camp Samantha for Grown-Ups A weekend camp for adults who are grieving. Arizona Arizona
Camp Samantha for Kids A weekend bereavement camp for adults and children. Arizona Arizona
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
Journeys Camp Weekend camp for adults that provides help to understand and manage their personal grief after the death of a loved one. Arizona Arizona
One Day at Camp One day camp program that provides awareness for children, teens and their families that are dealing with the loss of a loved one and all the issues involved. Arizona Arizona
REACH - Camp for Teens Weekend summer camp for teens ages 13 to 18 years old who have experienced the lost of a loved one. Arizona Arizona
Bereavement Programs: Family/Teen Camps Weekend camps for families and teens who have lost a child/sibling due cancer. Northern California California
By the Bay Camp Weekend summer camp for children and teens ages 7 to 17 years old who have suffered the loss of a loved one. California; Oakland/Bay Area California
Camp Erin Weekend overnight camp during the summer for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. California California
Camp Erin Weekend summer camp for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years old who are grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. California San Francisco Bay area California
Camp Erin - Los Angeles and Orange County A weekend summer camp for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years old who are grieving the death of the loved one. California California
Camp Erin - Orange County Spring weekend camp for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years old who have suffered the loss of a loved one. California Orange County California
Camp Pendleton Survivor Seminar Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 4-18 who are grieving the death of a loved one who served in the Armed Forces. California California
Family Camp Ryan Strong Weekend camp during the summer for families who are dealing with a loss of a sibling or a parent due to cancer. California California
Grief and Growing 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 Molly Weekend overnight camp during the fall for children and teens ages 8 to 17 years old who have experienced the death of a sibling. Delaware Maryland
Camp Forget-Me-Not / Camp Erin DC Overnight weekend summer camp for children and teens ages 7 to 17 years old who have experienced a death related loss. District of Columbia and metropolitan area Maryland
A Grief Journey Retreat A two day one night grief retreat for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Florida Florida
Camp Circle of Love A weekend camp for children ages 6-16 who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Florida Florida
Kite Camp - Cancer Survivors, Hematology & Bereaved Siblings Summer day camp for children diagnosed with a chronic blood disorder, children who have completed their cancer treatment and for bereaved siblings. Florida; Greater Tampa Bay area 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
Southeast Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one who served in the Armed Forces. Florida
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 - Teens Five-day residential camp for children and teens who are grieving the death of a loved one. Missouri
Illinois
Missouri
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 fall camp for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years old who are grieving the loss of a significant person in their lives. Indiana Indiana
Amanda the Panda Grief and Loss Camp Spring and Fall overnight camp for children and teens ages 6 to 18 years old who have experienced the death of a loved one. Iowa - Centerville, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Knoxville, Mount Ayr, Mount Pleasant, Osceola, Perry, W. DesMoines Iowa
Camp Autumn Week long therapeutic day camps for children ages 4-21 years old. Provides a blend of therapy, skill development and fun for those who need it most. Iowa 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 Erin Montgomery An overnight weekend bereavement camp for children ages 6 to 17 who have experienced the death of a family member or loved one. Maryland Maryland
Camp Stepping Stones A one-day camp for children and families who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Comfort Zone Camp A three day program for children and teens between the ages of 7 and 17 that have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver. Massachusetts
SandCastles Camp Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years old who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Michigan: Detroit, Clinton Township, Southfield, Rochester, Livonia, West Bloomfield, and St. Clair Shores. 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 at Confidence Learning Center Weekend camp for individuals who have experienced the loss of a major loss in their life such as a death of a family member, friend or loved one. Minnesota Minnesota
Camp Courage Five-day residential camp for children who are grieving the death of a loved one. Missouri
Camp Erin at Heartland Center 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
Adult Retreat Offers a two-day overnight retreat for parents that have lost a child. New York
New Jersey
New York
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
Camp Grief Busters A weekend overnight camp for grieving children, teens and adults. New Jersey New York
Comfort Zone Camp A three day program for children and teens between the ages of 7- 17 that have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver. New Jersey New Jersey
Camp Good Grief Weekend camp for children and teens who are grieving a significant loss. New York; Staten Island 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. 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 An overnight weekend camp for children/teens grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Ohio Ohio
Camp Erin - Cincinnati Weekend overnight camp during the summer for children and teens ages 7 to 18 years old who are grieving the death of a family member or friend. Ohio Ohio
Camp LionHeart Bereavement camp programs available to all families who have lost a child to illness. 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
Cornerstone Grief Camps Week-long bereavement day camp for children and teens ages 8-17 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
Camp Erin - Oregon Registered campers and families will have the opportunity to participate in alternative events throughout the summer. Oregon
Washington
Oregon
Camp Erin - Portland Summer weekend bereavement camp for children and teens grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Oregon
Camp Sunburst Two-day overnight camp for children grades 1-6 who have lost a loved one. South Carolina South Carolina
Camp Agape - For Children Bereavement Camp Program provides a 4-day summer camp for children ages 7-12 coping with loss of a loved one. Texas Texas
Camp Brave Heart 3-day summer camp for children/teens 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 Morning Star A weekend camp for families who have lost a child. 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
Camp SOL Weekend grief camp for families who have experienced death of a child. Texas Texas
Camp Sunrise Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. 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
Comfort Zone Weekend Camp Three day summer camp for children and teens ages 7 to 17 years old who have experienced the death of a loved one. Virginia Virginia
USO/TAPS Good Grief Camp Out - Fort Bragg Area Weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of a loved one who served in the Armed Forces. Virginia North Carolina
Camp Chmepa Camp Chmepa is a fun, interactive experience for children who are in grief. Washington Idaho
Camp Erin - Everett Summer weekend bereavement camp for children and teens grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Washington Washington
Camp Erin - King County Overnight weekend camp during the summer for children and teens, ages 6 to 18 years old who've lost a loved one. Washington; King County Washington
Camp Erin - King County Weekend summer overnight camp for children and teens who are grieving the loss of a significant person in their lives. Washington, King County Washington
Camp Erin - Tacoma Summer weekend bereavement camp for children and teens grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. 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 grieving children and teenagers who have experienced the death of a loved one. Adult retreat also offered. Wisconsin Wisconsin