Comfort zone provides grieving children with a voice, a place and a community in which to heal, grow and lead more fulfilling lives.
Comfort Zone Camp is the nation's largest bereavement camp. Comfort Zone Camps are offered free of charge to children ages 7-17 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver. The camps are held year-round in Virginia, New Jersey, California, North Carolina and Massachusetts as well as partnership camps in several other states.
Comfort Zone Camps create an environment where grieving children can have fun and break the isolation death often brings, while learning valuable coping skills for their daily lives.
What your organization is doing for these children is life-saving! To often and for many different reasons, the children's grief is not addressed and/or embraced, leaving them to feel alone, disconnected and fearful (a few of so very many ways it hurts).
The camp gives a child a safe place to cope with their tragedy. For them to be able to feel trust and speak of their feelings openly, is a step towards the journey to healing.
The care and love, wisdom and will it took to give children this remarkable haven should reach each and every child in need. No child should have to go through traumatic loss alone ever. How they cope with their grief will effect the rest of their lives. Every child needs a comfort zone. Will Comfort Zone Camp be planning to expand to more states? Each and every person who has a hand in this organization, bless you, thank you.I have much respect and admiration for you.