On August 26, 27 and 28, 2016, Camp Chrysalis, will take place at the YMCA of Sullivan County in Rock Hill. It is a Free day-camp full of healing activities for children and youth experiencing grief. Through play, art, music, discussion, and activities, this camp will provide a safe atmosphere of acceptance, understanding, and grief education. Trained Hospice Social Workers, Hospice Bereavement Volunteers and YMCA staff will guide children and youth through their grief responses and facilitate effective coping skills.
Grief is experienced by children in unique ways. Regardless of whether the loved one was a relative, a friend, or neighbor; OR if the death was unexpected. This program is offered to children ages 5 – 17 who are grieving the death of a loved one that has occurred within the last two years.
This brand new program is a partnership between the YMCA of Sullivan County, Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and is being offered to Sullivan County residents only.
Enrollment is limited and the deadline for applications is August 12, 2016. Please call Hospice Bereavement Director, Kim Warner 845-561-6111 x 117
The death of a loved one NEED NOT HAVE BEEN A HOSPICE PATIENT. This FREE Children’s Grieving Program is offered to the community of Sullivan County.