Bereavement Camps for Children and Adolescents is the first book to describe in detail how to create bereavement camps for children and adolescents. It is a comprehensive how-to guide, offering practical advice on planning, curriculum building, and evaluation. Readers will find a step-by-step plan for building a non-profit organization, including board development and fundraising, such as grant writing, soliciting businesses, and holding special events, as well as valuable information on nonprofit management and volunteer recruitment. The appendices include a variety of sample forms, letters, and more.

chapter |5 pages


chapter 1|17 pages

Bereavement Camp Background

chapter 2|28 pages

Theories of Childhood and Adolescent Grief

chapter 4|18 pages

Nonprofit Organization and Administration

chapter 5|19 pages

Critical Components of Camp

chapter 6|30 pages

Camp MAGIK and Other Models

chapter 7|29 pages


chapter 8|21 pages

Outcomes of Camp Interventions

chapter 9|15 pages

Former Campers Returning as Volunteers