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ORGANIZATION: Cornerstone of Hope


Camp Cornerstone is a day camp for children ages 6-12, designed to give children the opportunity to share their grief experiences in fun and creative ways.

Campers will participate in age-appropriate grief activities led by professionals, go on field trips, play fun and high-energy games, and experience challenging activities. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided.


"These kids will teach you things that will impact you and change your life forever." - Camp Cornerstone 2021 Volunteer

Group Facilitator
* Co-facilitate group of 8-10 kids for entire camp
* Lead campers through daily schedule
* Create safe space by building cohesion/
community amongst group members
* Facilitate conversation and assist with
interventions around grief, loved one, coping
skills, support system, affirmations, emotions
* Engage in play with campers throughout day
and on field trips
* Debrief with large group at the end of each day

Intervention Leader
* Explain & assist with daily grief interventions
* Assist with daily set up and clean up
* Engage in play with campers throughout day
and on field trips
* Debrief with large group at the end of each day

Service Team
* Assist with daily set up and clean up
* "Go to" for camp director to complete tasks
* Fill in for group facilitators when additional
support is needed
* Daily registration & check out
* Prepare, pick up, serve, and clean up all meals
& drinks
* Debrief with large group at the end of each day


Camp Cornerstone
June 24, 2022
Independence, Ohio

Additional information & application can be found at


Contact our Camp Director, JoAnn Borer, at or 614-824-4285.

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About Cornerstone of Hope


5905 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH 44131, US

Mission Statement

Cornerstone of Hope is dedicated to providing support, education, and hope for the grieving. Guided by Christian values of compassion and service, we welcome and serve all seeking support.


On May 15, 2000, Mark and Christi Tripodi experienced a life-changing event that will never be forgotten. Their three year old son, Bobby, died suddenly from an infection caused by bacterial meningitis. Although a book could be written about the details leading to his death, the endless night in the hospital, and the week of the funeral, there is a different story to tell -- one of vocation, purpose, meaning, and hope.

Shortly after Bobby's death, Mark and Christi sought support for themselves and their remaining children at a monthly support group. Although they had a tremendous support system from their families, it wasn't enough. They desperately needed to find meaning in their grief, and through much prayer, discernment, organization, and community forums, Cornerstone of Hope was founded.

Cornerstone of Hope is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide support, education, and hope for the grieving. Cornerstone of Hope offers individual and family counseling, support groups for children, teens, and adults, summer camps, memorial services, and a variety of family workshops all geared toward turning "tragedy into triumph."

The need for volunteers has been tremendous, as Cornerstone of Hope has served over 40,000 individuals since October of 2003. We need volunteers of all ages, to help in all aspects of the agency.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Faith-Based


Mon Jul 10, 2023 - Fri Jul 14, 2023
07:30 AM - 05:00 PM


5905 Brecksville RoadIndependence, OH 44131



  • Youth Services
  • Bereavement Support
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Social Work


  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Camp Cornerstone: July 10-14, 2023 7:30am-5:00pm
  • Volunteer Training: June 24, 2023 9am-12pm

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