Hospice offers camp for grieving children

Hospice offers camp for grieving children

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Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare will host its 13th annual Camp Waves of Emotion, a grief camp for children who have experienced the loss of a loved one, Aug. 2-5 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at its Wooster office, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster.

Camp Waves of Emotion is for children age 7-12. During the camp a bereavement counseling professional and trained staff will utilize art, music, play and a grief curriculum to assist children in identifying their unspoken feelings.

There is no cost to attend Camp Waves of Emotion, thanks to community support. Registration is required. To register for Camp Waves of Emotion, call 330-264-4899. The deadline to register is July 27.

The camp is offered through the not-for-profit organization’s Pathways of Hope. Through Pathways of Hope, professional grief services are available to the friends and family of all Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare patients, as well as anyone in the community. Grief support and services are available free of charge, thanks to community support.

Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, a not-for-profit organization established in 1982, is an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice and serves communities in Northeast Ohio. Services also include access to the Stanley C. and Flo K. Gault Inpatient Pavilion, providing short-term patient care to manage acute symptoms, adjust medications or stabilize patient condition.