Camp Hope N Cope Applications are Currently Being Accepted

A special overnight camp for children between the ages of 6-13 who have experienced the death of a loved one or significant life loss.

Camp will be held at Mt. Aetna Retreat Center, 21905 Mt. Aetna Rd.,

Hagerstown, MD 21742.

We will meet at the Hospice of Washington County office, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown at 8:00 am on Saturday morning, where a continental breakfast will be provided. We will take a bus to the campsite to begin our fun-filled plans. Camp will end at Sunday, and we will return by bus to the HWC office by 2 p.m. for pick-up.

Camp Hope ‘N’ Cope is a special overnight camp, designed for grieving children who have experienced the death of a loved one or significant loss.  Camp Hope ‘N’ Cope is an educational, nurturing, and safe place for children to talk with one another and to learn effective, practical skills for coping with their grief.

CAMP ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:Age Specific Group Activities, Sharing, Games, Fishing, Hiking, Music, Crafts, a Movie, and a Memorial Ceremony.

For more information or to request a camper application (spaces limited)

Please Contact:

Hospice of Washington County’s Bereavement Department at 301-791-6360

Download a Camp Flyer, Camper Application or Volunteer Flyer Below:
2016 Camp Flyer