Apr
25
Sat
April 25th – New York, NY – Volunteer Training @ Bright Horizons at West 14th
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

During this training session you will meet Comfort Zone staff and learn what to expect at camp and how our program impacts grieving children. You will receive education about childhood bereavement, and we’ll give you tips on how to be successful in whichever volunteer role you are selected to fill.

Volunteer Training

May
2
Sat
May 2nd – Sandwich, MA – Volunteer Training In Partnership with Blue H.E.L.P.
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

**This volunteer training is for camp provided by Blue H.E.L.P, that serves families who have experienced the death of a parent, guardian, or primary caregiver who was a law enforcement officer or first responder. Camp April was formed in honor of the Officer Max Scherzer’s wife, who was left alone to raise their then 4-month-old twins with few financial benefits or support. Read more about this organization here.**

WHAT IS COMFORT ZONE?

Comfort Zone Camp is a national nonprofit organization that provides a safe and fun place for kids grieving the death of a parent, guardian, or sibling. CZC offers FREE one-day family programs, community programs, and 3-day weekend camps. All programming empowers children to grieve, heal, and grow in healthy ways.

SUPPORT A CHILD BY VOLUNTEERING

Volunteer Roles Include:

Big Buddy Mentor | Nurse | Grief Therapist | Photographer | Logistics Support
All volunteers must be 15 yrs or older, complete a Volunteer Training, and pass a background check.

TRAIN TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER

WHEN: Saturday, May 2nd
TIME: 9am-3pm (lunch provided)

WHERE: Sandwich Police Department | 255 Cotuit Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563

Volunteer Training

 

May
9
Sat
May 9th – Denver, CO – National Fallen Firefighter Foundation’s Volunteer Training @ Denver Fire Department Fire Academy
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a fallen firefighter in the line of duty who was a parent, sibling, or guardian.**

Volunteer Training

May
15
Fri
May 15-17 – Palmyra, VA – Camp Friendship @ Camp Friendship
May 15 @ 4:30 pm – May 17 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. In order to be eligible for this camp the child must have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian.

Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

May 15-17 – Sandwich, MA – Camp Burgess @ Camp Burgess
May 15 @ 4:30 pm – May 17 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. In order to be eligible for this camp the child must have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian.

Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

May
29
Fri
May 29-31 – Johnsonburg, NJ – In Partnership with A Little Hope, Inc. @ Johnsonburg Camp & Retreat Center
May 29 @ 4:30 pm – May 31 @ 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with A Little Hope, Inc. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian to suicide.**

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

May 29-31 – Johnsonburg, NJ – Young Adult Program In Partnership with A Little Hope, Inc. @ Johnsonburg Camp & Retreat Center
May 29 @ 4:30 pm – May 31 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 18 (if no longer in High School) to 25

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with A Little Hope, Inc. This program serves young adults who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian to suicide.**

The application is written from the perspective of a parent/guardian. Please disregard this and treat it as if it is written from a young adult perspective. Parents/guardians should not be completing this application on your behalf and no parent/guardian signatures are required.

Also, please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for you at this camp. You are not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Jun
5
Fri
June 5-7 – Sandwich, MA – In Partnership with Blue H.E.L.P @ Camp Burgess
Jun 5 @ 4:30 pm – Jun 7 @ 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with Blue H.E.L.P. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a parent, guardian, or primary caregiver who was a law enforcement officer or first responder. Camp April was formed in honor of the Officer Max Scherzer’s wife, who was left alone to raise their then 4-month-old twins with few financial benefits or support. Read more about this organization here.**

This three day program is a strength-based, child-focused model, which includes age-based
support groups facilitated by trained grief specialists. The program will facilitate icebreakers,
confidence-building activities and other activities designed to facilitate trust, expression,
and interaction among them. *Also includes a 4 hour Parent/Guardian Program on
Saturday, June 6th from 9:00am-1:00pm (at a nearby location).

TRADITIONAL CAMP: Youth must be between the ages of 7-17 (18 if still in high school),
and experienced the death by suicide of a parent, guardian, or primary caregiver who
was a law enforcement officer or first responder. Contact CZC staff, Kim Elder at
kelder@comfortzonecamp.org OR call 804-377-3430 ext.215 with any questions.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: The minimum age to volunteer is 15 years old.
All volunteers must be trained and register online. Contact CZC staff, Sue Oppici at
soppici@comfortzoncamp.org OR call 781-658-3112.

WHEN & WHERE?
Friday, June 5th – Sunday, June 7th
Camp Burgess | 75 Stowe Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Jun
26
Fri
June 26-28 – Divide, CO – In Partnership with The National Fallen Firefighters @ Golden Bell Camp & Conference Center
Jun 26 @ 4:30 pm – Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a fallen firefighter in the line of duty who was a parent, sibling, or guardian.**

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Jul
13
Mon
July 13 – Larkspur, CA – Volunteer Training @ Hospice by the Bay
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

During this training session you will meet Comfort Zone staff and learn what to expect at camp and how our program impacts grieving children. You will receive education about childhood bereavement, and we’ll give you tips on how to be successful in whichever volunteer role you are selected to fill.

Volunteer Training

Jul
14
Tue
July 14 – Larkspur, CA – Volunteer Training @ Hospice by the Bay
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

During this training session you will meet Comfort Zone staff and learn what to expect at camp and how our program impacts grieving children. You will receive education about childhood bereavement, and we’ll give you tips on how to be successful in whichever volunteer role you are selected to fill.

Volunteer Training

Jul
17
Fri
July 17-19 – Las Vegas, NV – In Partnership with Intermountain Healthcare, The Bradley Center, & The Sharing Place @ Potosi Pines Camp
Jul 17 @ 4:30 pm – Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with Intermountain Healthcare and in collaboration with The Bradley Center and The Sharing Place. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian who was served through The Bradley Center or The Sharing Place.**

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Jul
23
Thu
July 23-25 – Wanship, UT – In Partnership with Intermountain Healthcare @ Big Canyon Ranch
Jul 23 @ 4:30 pm – Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with Intermountain Healthcare and in collaboration with The Bradley Center and The Sharing Place. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian who was served through The Bradley Center or The Sharing Place.**

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Aug
7
Fri
August 7-9 – Occidental, CA – In Partnership with Hospice by the Bay @ CYO Camp
Aug 7 @ 3:30 pm – Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with Hospice by the Bay. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, guardian, close relative, or friend.**

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Aug
14
Fri
August 14-16 – Hanover, VA – Camp Hanover @ Camp Hanover
Aug 14 @ 4:30 pm – Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. In order to be eligible for this camp the child must have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian.

Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Aug
22
Sat
August 22nd – Quincy, MA – Volunteer Training @ Blue Cross Blue Shield Office
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

What Is Comfort Zone

 
Comfort Zone Camp is a national nonprofit organization that provides a safe and fun place
for kids grieving the death of a parent, guardian, or sibling. CZC offers FREE one-day family programs, community programs, and 3-day weekend camps. All programming empowers children to grieve, heal, and grow in healthy ways.

Support A Child By Volunteering

 
Volunteer Roles Include:

Big Buddy Mentor | Nurse | Grief Therapist | Photographer | Logistics Support

All volunteers must be 15 yrs or older, complete a Volunteer Training, and pass a background check.

Train To Become A Volunteer

 
When: Saturday, August 22nd
Time: 9AM – 3PM (lunch provided)
Where: Blue Cross Blue Shield Office
1 Enterprise Drive, Quincy, MA 02171
Volunteer Training

Sep
18
Fri
September 18-20 – Sandwich, MA – Camp Burgess @ Camp Burgess
Sep 18 @ 4:30 pm – Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. In order to be eligible for this camp the child must have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian.

Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Oct
2
Fri
October 2 – 4 – Greensboro, NC – Camp Weaver @ Camp Weaver
Oct 2 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. In order to be eligible for this camp the child must have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian.

Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Oct
3
Sat
October 3rd – Richmond, VA – Volunteer Training @ Dominion Payroll
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

What Is Comfort Zone

 
Comfort Zone Camp is a national nonprofit organization that provides a safe and fun place
for kids grieving the death of a parent, guardian, or sibling. CZC offers FREE one-day family programs, community programs, and 3-day weekend camps. All programming empowers children to grieve, heal, and grow in healthy ways.

Support A Child By Volunteering

 
Volunteer Roles Include:

Big Buddy Mentor | Nurse | Grief Therapist | Photographer | Logistics Support

All volunteers must be 15 yrs or older, complete a Volunteer Training, and pass a background check.

Train To Become A Volunteer

 
When: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Time: 9AM – 3PM (lunch provided)
Where: Dominion Payroll
3200 Rockbridge Street, Suite #300, Richmond, VA 23230
Volunteer Training

Oct
10
Sat
October 10th – Fall Bash @ Deep Run Hunt Club
Oct 10 @ 4:30 pm

Save the Date for CZC’s Annual Fall Bash

Deep Run Hunt Club

Delicious food and locally crafted beer will be served, and guests will enjoy live music by the Right On band!

Oct
16
Fri
October 16 – 18 – Mountain Center, CA – In Partnership with Blue H.E.L.P @ Apple Canyon Center
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm

**This camp is made possible by a generous partnership with Blue H.E.L.P. This program serves families who have experienced the death of a parent, guardian, or primary caregiver who was a law enforcement officer or first responder. Camp April was formed in honor of the Officer Max Scherzer’s wife, who was left alone to raise their then 4-month-old twins with few financial benefits or support. Read more about this organization here.**

This three-day program is a strength-based, child-focused model, which includes age-based
support groups facilitated by trained grief specialists. The program will facilitate icebreakers,
confidence-building activities and other activities designed to facilitate trust, expression,
and interaction among them.

CAMP MODELS & ELIGIBILITY

Comfort Zone Camp is a national nonprofit organization that provides a safe and fun place
for kids grieving the death of a parent, guardian, or sibling. CZC offers FREE one-day family
programs, community programs, and 3-day weekend camps. All programming empowers
children to grieve, heal, and grow in healthy ways.

TRADITIONAL CAMP: Youth must be between the ages of 7-17 (18 if still in high school),
and experienced the death by suicide of a parent, guardian, or primary caregiver who
was a law enforcement officer or first responder. Contact CZC staff, Callee Miller at
cmiller@comfortzonecamp.org OR call 804-377-3430 ext.214 with any questions.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: The minimum age to volunteer is 15 years old.
All volunteers must be trained and register online. Contact CZC staff, Katie Moriarty at
kmoriarty@comfortzonecamp.org OR call 804-377-3430.

WHEN & WHERE?

Friday, October 16th – Sunday, October 18th

Apple Canyon Retreat Center | 56400 Apple Canyon Road, Mountain Center, CA 92561

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Oct
23
Fri
October 23-25 – Hardwick, NJ – Camp Mason @ Camp Mason
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. In order to be eligible for this camp the child must have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian.

Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration

Nov
6
Fri
November 6-8 – Hanover, VA – Camp Hanover @ Camp Hanover
Nov 6 @ 4:30 pm – Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm

Age Range: 7-17 (18 if still in High School)

Our weekend camps provide children with the opportunity to break their isolation and realize they are not alone in a fun and healing environment. In order to be eligible for this camp the child must have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or guardian.

Grief evolves with each developmental stage a child reaches, so learning to manage grief in a healthy way is important at every age. Whether the child’s loss was ten years or three months ago, encourage them to attend – you may have an opportunity to change the course of their life.

Please note that submitting this application does not guarantee a place for your child at this camp. Your child is not accepted into camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

Camper Family Registration

Volunteer Registration