Camp North Star, for Grieving Children, Scheduled for February 25th

TITUSVILLE, FL – North Star, a children’s grief support group program, will be holding Camp North Star on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Camp North Star is provided free of charge by Hospice of St. Francis. The campsite is located at 1250-B Grumman Place, Titusville, FL 32780.

 

The purpose of Camp North Star is to offer support to grieving children and their families after the death of a loved one. Camp North Star offers a safe place for campers, age 5 to 12, to explore feelings and to share experiences with others of similar ages, while promoting a foundation for growth through the grieving process.

 

The camp is staffed by professionals and trained volunteers. Camp activities include, creative learning and therapeutic crafts, as well as small group sessions to encourage campers to share memories and learn healthy coping skills. The camp experience closes with a memorial ceremony, which family members are encouraged to attend.

 

Attendance is free, but space is limited. Call Hilary Farnum, MSW, North Star Coordinator, for more information and registration forms, at 321-269-4240. Registration deadline is February 15, 2017.