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​Together We Can Grief Camps

Looking for a camp to meet the unique needs of a grieving child or teen? Hospice of the Western Reserve offers a variety of camps in several convenient Northern Ohio locations throughout the spring and summer.


Grief camps provide the opportunity to be with others who are also grieving the death of a loved one. They’re expressive in nature and led by experienced facilitators in art, music, play and nature exploration. 

View a full list of our camps and events here.

For more information, please call 216.486.6838.

One-Day

Teen Retreat (ages 13-17)

Saturday, April 22, 2 to 6 p.m.
The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss
Bereavement Center

Three-Day

Medina (ages 6-13)*

July 10-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Krabill Shelter, Medina, OH
Register by June 12.

Red Oak (ages 6-13)*

June 6-8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Red Oak Camp, Kirtland, OH
Register by May 8.

*Pick up and drop off times to be determined. Please call 216.486.6838 for more details.

Five-Day

Riding Through Grief  (ages 8-12)

June 19-23, 9 a.m. to Noon
Supported by trained counselors, campers explore grief issues through riding and working with horses. Offered in collaboration with Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center. Please register by May 28.

Family Events

At the Park (all ages)

Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m. to Noon
Cleveland Metroparks
Willow Bend Picnic Area, Brook Park, OH
Please register by July 15.

At the Beach (all ages)

Saturday, July 29, 3 to 5 p.m.
Mentor Headlands, Mentor, OH
Please register by July 22.