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Camp Bridges

Camp Bridges 2018

When:   Late May / Early June 2018.  Exact dates to be announced.

 

CAMP BRIDGES takes place annually alternating in location between Pembina Valley Bible Camp, near Morden and Camp Wannakumbac, at Clear Lake, Manitoba.

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This camp is open to any child in Manitoba, aged 7 – 17 years, who is grieving the death of someone significant in their lives.  There is no fee to attend the camp.

Camp Bridges will provide a safe environment where the campers have opportunities to interact and share their feelings with other children in similar circumstances.  They may learn to understand their grief, recognize that they are not alone, and that their feelings are normal.  The camp is not designed to provide grief therapy, but we will acknowledge the loss and grief, honour memories, and have some fun, too. 

Camp Bridges is facilitated by dedicated trained volunteers who create a warm, fun filled, caring atmosphere where campers are able to  enjoy the outdoors and grow in understanding of their grief.

 Campers Learn:

  • They are not alone in their grief.
  • They are free to share thoughts and feelings with peers who have also experienced a death of someone they loved.

Campers can participate in:

  • Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Campfire Activities
  • Memorial activities

Camp Bridges is a bi-regional project organized by the palliative care programs in Prairie Mountain Health and Southern Health.

• Income tax receipts will be issued for donations.
• If you wish to make a donation, or volunteer your time, please contact us.

Contact: 

Melissa Peters 
Ph: 204-578-2340  |  Fax:  204-629-3499 
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          Heidi Wiebe
Ph:  204-388-2038