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Next camp: May 31, June 1 & 2, 2019

Space still available - phone 1.855.494.7369 for more information 

CAMP STEPPING STONES is a grief camp offered yearly providing a camp experience for youth ages 7 to 17 years who have experienced the recent death of someone significant in their lives. Led by compassionate volunteers, campers are provided a safe environment to explore their feelings of grief with peers who are also grieving.

  • CRITERIA FOR CHILDREN ATTENDING CAMP STEPPING STONES:

    Must be between the ages of 7 and 17 years
    Must have experienced a significant death
    Must live in Manitoba
    Must complete and return the application prior to the deadline date
    Child must not have a history of or demonstrate any physical, emotional or verbal behavior that could endanger themselves or others
    At the discretion of the Camp Stepping Stones Committee, applicants may apply to attend CSS up to a maximum of two(2) times only if they have experienced a subsequent death, please note further information may be required from other professional support involved with the applicant 

Camper applications are accepted from April 1 to April 30th each year, completed applications are requested by May 1st for consideration.

CAMPER APPLICATION PACKAGE:

Step 1: 2019 Application Information Letter

Step 2: Camp Application Package PDF

Camp Stepping Stones Brochure

Camp Goals & Principles

Newsletter 2018

 

 

 Painted Stones

VOLUNTEERS, the benefits of altruism are plentiful: feelings of achievement, connecting with a diverse range of people who want to make a difference, developing new skills, offering your talents, engaging in new experiences and community involvement. Recent studies indicate that
volunteerism does not just benefit your emotional well-being but may also contribute positively to your physical health!

Join the Camp Stepping Stones team and experience the therapeutic effects of volunteerism through a meaningful weekend. Volunteer applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

 VOLUNTEER APPLICATION PACKAGE:

Step 1: 2019 Volunteer Application Information Letter

Step 2: Fillable Volunteer Application (coming soon)

Volunteer Application PDF

CSS Volunteer Position Descriptions 

 

HELPFUL GRIEF LINKS:

Kidsgrief.ca and Deuildesenfants.ca  - free resources with modules to help parents, guardians and caregivers to support children and teens in times of grief.

Child and Teen Grief - Victoria Hospice

Support for Grieving Children - Palliative Manitoba

Adolescent Grief Facebook and YouTube

Grief for Younger Children - Sesame Street Grief

MyGrief.ca

 

DO YOU WANT TO HELP? Camp is supported solely by donation dollars, donations may be

made to Camp Stepping Stones through the Interlake-Eastern Health Foundation

Selkirk Regional Health Centre,

P.O. Box 5000, 120 Easton Drive,

Selkirk, R1A 2M2 or by phone at 204.785.7044 

 

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS? Contact the Camp Stepping Stones team by email at campsteppingstones@ierha.ca or by phone at 1.855.494.7369

 

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