Camp Aloha: Helping Children

Weekend Camp Aloha is for children ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months. It provides a time of structured activities and play which helps the children realize they are not alone in their grief experience. Our next camp will be held April 29 through May 1, 2016 at the new Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon. A Kids’ Grief Day Camp will be offered on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

  • Listen to this GPB broadcast as children explain in their own words how healing the camp experience is.
  • Or watch this poignant 11-minute documentary filmed in 2015 by CCTV America.

There is a nominal non-refundable registration fee of $25 per child, with scholarships available. Please complete the camper application here and we will follow up with you very shortly. PARENT/GUARDIAN CAMP ORIENTATION will be held on Monday, April 25, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at the Demere Center for Living. Everything you need to know about sending your child to camp will be presented.

To volunteer at Camp, please complete the volunteer application here. CAMP ALOHA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. – Noon, at the Demere Center for Living. All first time camp volunteers are required to attend, and all returning  camp volunteers are encouraged to attend. For more information regarding volunteering at Camp Aloha, contact Holland Morgan at 912-629-1096.

Camp Aloha Family Grief Day Camp will be offered on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Trained volunteers and professionals  provide a day of therapeutic fun and group process to help the entire family cope with the death of a loved one. There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee per family and scholarships are available.

Camp Alohas are underwritten through the generosity of the Kaminsky Automotive Group and the generosity of community donors.

To find out about grief support for children and youth please contact Barbara Moss, Bereavement Counselor, at 912.303.9442.