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Name: Camp Bearable 2018
Date: May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Event Description:

Camp Bearable allows kids a safe place to talk to not only trained counselors but also to other kids about how they feel, and knowing it is ok to feel that way.  Seeing kids come to camp on Friday evening, unsure of what the weekend is all about, to seeing them leave with a sense of happiness and freedom on Sunday is an awesome sense of accomplishment. Many kids ask to return the next year because they had such a good time!!

Camp Bearable began after hurricane Katrina.  It is a grief camp for kid’s ages 7-12 that had lost a loved one and need help coping with their grief.  Teachers, chaplains, social workers and many others, all volunteer their time for this camp.

Camp Bearable 2018

Where: Fountainebleau State Park- Mandeville, LA

When: May 18, 19, & 20, 2018

Cost: $20 per child (for all three days) Meals & snacks are provided.

The children will be divided into age groups for appropriate art and grief therapy sessions. The activities are designed to help children identify their feelings which may be associated with grief.  The activities will also help children to express their feelings and will help to provide tools for them so they can continue to work through thei grief in a positive and healthy way.

Special thanks to our Hospice Foundation of the South volunteers and the Camellia City Kiwanis.

For more information, please call 985-643-5470

Location:
Fountainebleau State Park
Mandeville, LA
Date/Time Information:
May 18, 19, & 20, 2018
Contact Information:
985-643-5470
Fees/Admission:
$20 per child (for all three days)
Meals & Snacks are provided
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