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Path Finders Camp

A fun and supportive camp experience for grieving children and teens ages 6-15.


A multi-day camp for grieving children and teens, providing opportunities to interact with others who have experienced similar losses - in a safe, fun and supportive environment. Groups will be led by licensed counselors/social workers and trained volunteers.

Campers will:

  • Honor the memory of the person who died
  • Normalize feelings and learn coping skills
  • Participate in fun, outdoor games and activities
  • Make new friends!

Presented in partnership with Good Grief of Northwest Ohio.


Children and teens ages 6-15 who have experienced the death of a sibling, parent, grandparent, friend or other significant person in their life.


Tuesday, July 26, 2022 through Friday, July 29, 2022
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Lunch will be provided.


Camp Miakonda
5600 West Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43623


No Cost.
Thanks to the generosity of donors, Path Finders Camp is offered at no cost to participants.


Preregistration is required for Path Finders Camp either by completing the preregistration form or by calling 419-931-5623. Full participant packets will be mailed out following a short screening process. Full packets are due June 1, 2022. Additional questions? Email:

Space is limited.
As of May 2, 2022, all new registrants will be put on a waiting list for camp attendance. Those on the wait list will be notified of registration status following June 1.



For information about volunteering at Path Finders Camp, call 419-931-5534.





Is It Time?

Suggested Reading

Winter Grief, Summer Grace: Returning to Life After a Loved One Dies

By James Miller

The Hospice Choice: In Pursuit of a Peaceful Death

By M.E. Lattanzi-Licht, et al

Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love

By Earl Grollman

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