Grief Camps & Programs for Children and Teens

Cornerstone of Hope offers workshops and summer bereavement camps for children and teens experiencing loss in Columbus, OH.

Cornerstone of Hope offers workshops and summer bereavement camps for grieving children and teens. Our programs, workshops and grief camps offer children an opportunity to learn about grief and engage with peers who have similar experiences. Campers will participate in age-appropriate grief activities led by professionals, go on field trips, play fun high-energy games and experience challenging activities.

Upcoming Children Workshops & Programs

The Nature of Grief is a one day workshop for children ages 6-13 who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This workshop is an opportunity for kids to learn about grief and share their stories in fun and creative ways alongside their peers. Children will spend most of the day in small, age appropriate groups led by trained facilitators. Small group topics will include, “What is Grief?”, “My Feelings” and “Coping Skills”.  We will use art, games and play to help engage the kids and allow them to explore their grief in a safe and appropriate way. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Date: March 14, 2020 from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $20
Location: Cornerstone of Hope Office – 1550 Old Henderson Road, Suite E262, Columbus, Ohio 43220


Upcoming Camps

Camp Memory

Camp Memory is a day camp for children ages 6-13 years old.  Attendees will enjoy breakfast, lunch and snacks provided by Cornerstone of Hope.

June 16-18, 2020. Check back for registration details.


Camp Erin®

Vermillion, OH

Camp Erin® Cleveland was created and is supported in part by The Moyer Foundation. Camp Erin is a weekend sleepover camp for children 8-17 years old. Campers arrive at the retreat center on Friday morning and camp concludes on Sunday mid-afternoon. All meals, snacks and drinks will be provided.

Save the date: July 18th and 19th 2020. Check back to register online.


Interested in becoming a volunteer for grief camp?
Online registration has now closed, please check back in 2020.

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