Chesapeake Life Center: Children’s grief workshops scheduled

| July 4, 2017
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Chesapeake Life Center announces its schedule of grief support programs for children and youth that will be offered through December 2017. Registration is required for all these programs and can be completed by calling 888-501-7077 or by visiting www.chesapeakelifecenter.org.

  • Camp Nabi and Camp Phoenix Rising are bereavement camps for children and teenagers who are grieving the loss of a loved that will be held the weekend of Aug. 11 to 13 at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville. Grief counselors and trained volunteers lead youth in fun camp activities, including swimming, canoeing and others, while creating a safe environment for campers to share their stories and learn ways to cope with their loss. Lodging, meals, snacks and activities are included in the one-time registration fee of $100. Need-based scholarships are available. The deadline to register is July 15.
  • Stepping Stones is a monthly support group for children ages 6 to 13 grieving the loss of a loved one that will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2 on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena. The cost is $10 per child; maximum $20 per family.
  • Phoenix Rising is a monthly group for teens ages 13 to 18 grieving the loss of a loved one that will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena. A meal will be provided along with games and other activities. The cost is $10.
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