Mayo Clinic Health System to host bereavement camp for children May 20

Published 4:34 pm Sunday, April 30, 2017

Mayo Clinic Health System’s Hospice in Albert Lea and Austin will host a bereavement camp for children Saturday, May 20.

The camp, Helping Hearts Heal, is for children grades kindergarten through 12th, who have experienced the death of a loved one. The activities will help participants understand their feelings and show them they are not alone in their grief.

Helping Hearts Heal activities planned so far include: fun and games, memory activities, group discussion, climbing wall, and art activities.

The camp will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., registration begins at 9 a.m., on Saturday, May 20 at the Brookside Education Center, 211 W. Richway Dr., Albert Lea. For more information or registration materials call the Hospice Office at 507-377-6393. Registrations are due May 15.

Because of the generosity of Kiester for a Cure and many individuals donating to Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice, Helping Hearts Heal is offered free of charge.