“Camp Robin provides children, teens and their parents with education, support and counseling in a setting that helps them build skills and find inner strength as they cope with grief from the loss of a family member or friend,” says Shannah Poindexter, Mercy Health Home Care community liaison. “It features therapeutic activities including arts and crafts, story and letter writing and a memorial service in a safe environment to help children ages 4 to 17 deal with grief. Sessions available to parents and guardians include ‘How to Help Yourself’ and ‘Helping Children Grieve.’”
Camp Robin will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 at a new location, Relevant Church, located at 3425 Oak St., Paducah, Ky. 42003. Registration is open until April 20. Please call 270-416-3636 or email Melinda Dew at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Registration is also available online at mercy.com/about-us/regions/kentucky/camp-robin.
Camp Robin’s name honors a Lourdes Hospital hospice patient who passed away in 2005 at the age of 13. Robin cared for others and had a radiant love for her family, friends and church. She showed strength, honor and love in every aspect of her life.