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UnityPoint hospice grief camp helps children cope with death
May. 24, 2022 6:00 am
CEDAR RAPIDS — UnityPoint Hospice is hosting Camp Embracing Memories for area children between the ages of seven to 16 who are coping with the death of a loved one.
The camp is scheduled for Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca, 3271 Sandy Beach Rd NE, Solon. There is no cost to attend and meals are included.
Designed to help children effectively cope with loss in a safe, accepting environment, activities focus on the grieving process, encouraging interaction with others who have experienced similar losses. Trained hospice staff and volunteers provide education and support to enhance coping skills and abilities, while still allowing children to feel connected to the loved one who died.
To learn more or to register call, UnityPoint Hospice at (319) 369-7744 or go to bit.ly/CampEmbracingMemories.
UnityPoint Hospice would like to thank its community partner, Cedar Memorial, for their continued support of Camp Embracing Memories. Their generous monetary gift makes this camp possible and free to all campers.