Coping with Loss

Camp Good Grief offers a place to heal.

Children who lose a parent, sibling, or special person in their lives are faced with managing the complex emotions that surround death. But unlike adults, kids don’t always know how to cope with sadness or anger. And their grieving can be overlooked — by parents suffering loss of their own. That’s why there’s Camp Good Grief.

Designed expressly for children, Camp Good Grief at Baptist Trinity Hospice helps kids come to terms with their grief. Open to children ages 6 to 12 who have lost a loved one in the past two years, bereavement staff at the three-day camp help children explore their feelings through support groups and activities that involve art, music, journaling, and recreation.

To request an application, make a donation, or obtain more information, call 861-5656 or visit       

Are you struggling with grief? The Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief is a comprehensive bereavement center (6141 Walnut Grove) offering grief counseling, workshops, and community education at no charge. They also offer grief camps for teens and adults. Call 861-5656 for more information.

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