ONE BRIGHT STAR at www.onebrightstar.org
Offers a Children's Memorial Service each fall. Visit website for more details.
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Healing Adventures Camp - A FREE one-day camp for children and teens (ages 5-18) who have experienced a loss.

Campers will: Spend time with other children who have had a similar experience AND meet with trained grief facilitators who encourage discussion on loss, grief, healing and new beginnings. Campers will also participate in fun activities like nature walks, crafts, rock wall climibing, music and a petting zoo. There are also opportunities for families to participate in, as well as an adult support session.

To inquire about future camps - email: or call (507)284-1690 or 1-800-679-9084

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WEBSITE to VISIT - www.griefloss.org
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* NATIONAL CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL DAY
Candles lit by families and friends around the world in memory of children who have dies. Candle lighting will begin in New Zealand and end on the West Coast of the United States, illuminating the globe in a 24-hour wave of light. Immanual St. Joseph's Hospital and One Bright Star are working to make the public aware of this special day. Please check with these organizations for future dates of this event.

First Congregational Church of Christ at 150 Stadium Court in Mankato, MN will host a candle lighting ceremony in 2010 from 6:30-8:00pm

Contact Immanuel St. Joseph's Hospice, PO Box 8673, Mankato, MN 56002-8673 for more information. Attn: Monica Oberle
Phone: 1-800-327-3721
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HEARTS OF HOPE Camp, Teen Retreat or Family Grief Connection are some of the opportunities for families experiencing grief and loss of a loved one. All programs are FREE of charge.

More info. and camp applications available at:
www.ChildrensGriefConnection.com

WEBSITE LINK for GRIEF:
http://www.scholastic.com/childrenandgrief/?eml=SMP/e/20130201////NYLife//visit/SL1_V1///&ym_MID=1460602&ym_rid=8076642
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