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Camp Caring Providing hope in the midst of loss

In need of campers and volunteers

WV Caring (formerly Hospice Care Corp) is looking for volunteers to help with their fall session forCamp Caring (formerly Camp Nabe).

Camp will be held on Saturday, September 23rd in Monongalia County, WVThis camp is designed to help children ages 6-14 who have experienced the death of a loved one.  The camp is offered at no cost and provides bereaved children an opportunity to meet in a safe environment and share with others who have experienced death. We offer concurrent sessions to help the adult(s) in each child's life.

Camp is an all-day event that will conclude by 6pm.

Volunteer positions available to help out with Camp Caring are:

Buddies:  Involves a constant watch on your camper and participation in all activities the camper is doing.

Support Staff: Help set up activities, food preparation, clean up between sessions, etc. 

Those interested in volunteering for Camp Caring will be required to complete:

1.) Application – please visit www.wvcaring.org ( go to Services, click on Grief and Loss, click on Camp Caring)

2.) Fingerprints (Scheduled and paid for by WV Caring once application is received).

3.) Training - Training in the grief process and communication skills prepares you to offer support to those who attend Camp Caring. Training estimated time is 1 hour. (Please contact Camp Director for more information.)

Free One-Day Bereavement Camp for children,
ages 6-14, and the adults who love them

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
Morgantown, WV

Camp Caring is a one day camp held to support children and teens in WV that have lost a loved one in recent years.  Focusing on large and small group activities, the Camp empowers each child to be able to express their grief and successfully cope with the feelings of loss and trauma.
Camp Caring runs optional concurrent sessions for the adult(s) in the child’s life.  The purpose is that each family member is individually strengthened and supported so that the entire family can move forward together to a place of new normal.

To Refer A Child, or to Volunteer:
Visit: wvcaring.org
(Applications may be downloaded)
Email: campcaring@wvcaring.org   
Call: 1-800-350-1161

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