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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Camp Hope

Camp Hope is a one day camp held annually for school-aged children (5-12) who are grieving the death of a close loved one.  Camp Hope is held at Point Mallard Park. Camp Hope is designed to help children learn how to recognize and express their grief feelings in a healthy manner. Games, crafts, group discussion, pet therapy, and a variety of activities allow children to explore their grief in a safe and supportive environment. Each camper is paired with a specially-trained adult buddy who shadows the camper throughout the event. Family members are invited to attend a memorial and minnow release at the end of the day.


We are always looking for volunteers to help with set-up, activities, and clean-up. Adult buddy volunteers (18+) are always welcome, but will be asked to attend special training prior to camp.

 Still have questions about Camp Hope? Call us at 256-350-5585 and ask for Terri Summer or Brad Eades.

240 Johnston Street, SE
PO Box 2745
Decatur, AL 35602
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  • Telephone: (256) 350-5585
  • Referral Fax: (256) 260-0847
  • Administrative Fax: (256) 350-3769
  • Clinical Fax: (256) 350-5567

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