Camp Corazon

camp-corazon-logoSince 2001, the Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico has been providing free support groups for young people ages 5-25 who’ve had a loved one die.  This summer, the Grief Center will offer a free 3-day, 2-night camp, called Camp Corazon, for kids ages 7-senior in high school who are grieving the death of someone important to them.

Camp Corazon will offer traditional camp activities such as a challenge course, bonfire, songs and games, but most importantly, a unique opportunity for kids who have lost a loved one to share experiences and memories related to the death of their loved one.  Camp Corazon provides grieving children with age-appropriate coping skills that will help them manage grief in their day-to-day lives, even after they leave.  Camp Corazon is a unique, free camp experience for grieving children from across the state.

Information and camp applications for both campers and volunteers are available on our website – www.childrensgrief.org.  Grief Center staff members are available to make presentations or answer questions; please contact the Grief Center in Albuquerque at 505-323-0478.

When: July 10, 11 & 12, 2015

Where:  Vanderwagon, NM (20 miles south of Gallup)

Cost:  We do not charge for camp!  If you’re able to make a donation, they are gratefully accepted!  If you’d like to sponsor a camper, the average cost is $350 per attendee – all donations to CGC are tax deductible.

Applications for Campers and Volunteers can be found at www.childrensgrief.org. Campers must register by July 1, as space is limited, so get your application in today!

Volunteer Training: June 27th 9am – 2pm in Albuquerque

Volunteer Training:   Kelly Geib-Eckenroth, Senior Program Coordinator, kelly@childrensrief.org

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