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What if the world was like camp?

As I write to you today, our country is feeling so much intense grief and pain.  The losses associated with the Covid-19 pandemic – of both human lives and experience – have been so difficult to absorb and process for so many of us.  Our natural way of grieving has been interrupted.  And now our country and the world are faced with the inexcusable death of George Floyd, and our

CZC talks about the impact of the loss of Kobe Bryant

Today’s broadcast will focus on the loss of Kobe Bryant and how it is impacting people around the country

Filling our new “blank pages”?

3/36/2020 I just wanted you to know that we thinking about you during this uncertain time. We recognize that you may be feeling sad, scared, frustrated, worries, angry, confused, to name a few. We are going through a time that we don’t have control over, it isn’t fair, we are getting robbed of our daily lives and important events we can’t get back. If this sounds familiar and even like

A Message From Our Founder & CEO, Lynne Hughes

March 25th, 2020 Greetings CZC Community! To say these last few weeks has been strange would be a huge understatement. We are all faced with making decisions that none of us have the answers to. We are each making our “best guess”.  Our daily life is more disrupted with each passing day. The path forward is not clear. One of the best examples of this is what my daughter Jamie

How a Child’s Grief Became a Purpose for Children Grieving

Ed Deiss interviewed Founder & CEO, Lynne Hughes and told her personal story by writing a very touching blog article. Read here about Lynne’s childhood, and how Comfort Zone Camp was founded 21 years ago.

Getting to Know the Founder & CEO of Comfort Zone Camp

Lynne Hughes, Founder and CEO of Comfort Zone Camp, sat down with Richmond Times-Dispatch writer Bill Lohmann to talk about her time with Comfort Zone Camp and life lessons that have shaped who she is today. Lynne has been nominated as an honoree in the 2019 RTD Person of the Year program. The full RTD article can be read by clicking the link below. You can read the article here.

Reflections on 9/11

In 2001, CZC was three years old. In March of that year, we had just received our first national media article in Parents Magazine. Gary Mason read that article, called me and asked if he could volunteer. Gary, who lost his sister when he was young, lived in New Jersey and began making the drive to Richmond for all our camps that year. Gary was aware that there were no resources