Camp Comfort, Evergreen, Colorado
Support, Fun and Healing
Our summer camp is held near Georgetown, Colorado and offered twice a year by Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice for grieving children ages 6 to 12.
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Camp Comfort - July 24-26, 2020

How Camp Comfort Makes A Difference

Camp Comfort is a weekend camp offered twice each summer by Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice to address the special needs of grieving children ages 6 to 12. More than 1,500 children have attended Camp Comfort since its inception in 1995.

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, we have capped attendence at this year’s 2020 camp. We are currently full, but we are accepting names for the waitlist. Please call 303-674-6400 if you’d like to be added.

Dear Parent or Guardian,

While issues of grief and loss are hard for anyone to handle, they can be especially confusing and painful for children. We invite your children to take part in what could be a positive, healing experience. Sharing with other children who are in similar situations and knowing that they are not alone can be very helpful. Children often carry a heavy burden when someone they love dies. Our hope is that a Camp Comfort weekend will assist children in understanding their loss. We cannot take your children’s grief away. We will, however, give them an opportunity to discover skills, develop a better understanding of their grief, and help them preserve positive memories of their loved one.

With hope for healing,

Camp Comfort Staff

Brandon Heelan first came to Camp Comfort as an 8-year-old boy after the unexpected death of his father. He’s now a Camp Comfort counselor helping grieving children heal.

A Special Colorado Camp That Helps
Heal Heartbreak

Camp Comfort offers children a supportive environment where they can gain an understanding of grief and loss. Children learn ways to cope with their grief through workshops and activities, building skills that will help them now and throughout their lives. 

Grief workshops are balanced with recreational activities like swimming, hiking, and fishing so children feel free to have fun and just be kids. All activities are supervised by trained counselors, staff, and volunteers.

All activities are supervised by trained counselors, staff, and volunteers.

Camp Comfort is held near Georgetown, Colorado, 35 miles west of Denver, just off of I-70. The cost, $175 per child, includes all meals, snacks, overnight accommodations, recreation, and workshops. Some scholarships are available for those unable to pay all or part of the registration fee.

To download our CAMP COMFORT brochure (PDF), please refer to the below link:

Stories from Camp Comfort

The Healing Power of Fun

To see the difference Camp Comfort is making in the lives of Colorado children, watch our story.


Mount Evans video content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, treatment, or diagnosis.

APPLY TO CAMP COMFORT!

Due to the way the application is set up, it must be completed in one sitting.
Thank you!
Summer 2020

Find Out More About Camp Comfort

Interested in finding out more about Camp Comfort? Please give us a call at 303-674-6400 or email Sallie Wandling, program director.

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