Camper application deadline May 1st
Prairie Mountain Health and Southern Health-Santé Sud are organizing the 14th annual Camp Bridges weekend, a weekend camp for bereaved children and teens. Camp Bridges will be held at Camp Wannakumbac in Clear Lake, MB on May 24, 25 and 26, 2019.
Camp Bridges is a camp for children and teens who have experienced the passing of a loved one. The camp is a supportive environment for young campers to learn they are not alone in their grief. They can connect with peers who are going through similar experiences and participate in fun activities along the way. Campers who have experienced the death of someone close can attend at no cost. There is room for up to 50 children and teens, ages 7-15.
There are four ways you can help make Camp Bridges a success:
- Distribute Camper Application Forms to children you think may benefit from Camp Bridges;
- Put up a poster at your workplace;
- Become a volunteer! Camp Bridges is looking for cabin leaders, or people to assist with camp activities;
- Volunteer to sew for a day. If you have sewing skills to support a day of activities on Saturday, May 25th, please call to inquire further.
For more information, or access to the Camper/Volunteer Application forms and community poster, click here. The deadline to submit applications is May 1, 2019.
Camp Bridges 2018 was held last year at Circle Square Ranch near Austin, MB.
‘Love builds bridges where there are none’
Regional Contact Information:
Southern Health-Santé Sud
Heide Wiebe, RN BN
Regional Director - Seniors & Palliative Care
Niverville Primary Health Care Centre
Box 538, 111 2nd Ave S
Niverville MB R0A 1E0
Prairie Mountain Health
Melissa Peters, RN BN
Regional Palliative Care Coordinator
Town Center, Regional Administration
A-150 7th Street