Camp Comfort FAQs
Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice Camp Comfort 2024 Session Dates TBD
Who qualifies for Camp Comfort ?
Any child between the ages of 6 and 12 who is grieving the death of a family member or friend.
How long has Camp Comfort been in existence ?
Camp Comfort was started in 1995 and more than 1,700 children have attended Camp Comfort since its inception. Camp Comfort is a program of Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, which has offered medical care, bereavement support, and education to individuals and families since 1980.
Who supervises Camp Comfort ?
Camp Comfort is run by trained counselors and social workers who have experience working with children in hospice, school settings, and individual counseling.
What kind of adult supervision
will there be ?
Trained mental health counselors, grief professionals, and volunteers will be supervising your child at Camp Comfort. To ensure that each child receives plenty of personal attention, specially trained volunteers, or “buddies,” stay with their assigned campers throughout the weekend, including in the cabins at night. A camp nurse is available for first aid and dispensing of medication. All staff and volunteers are screened and have undergone background checks.
My child has some special needs.
Can you accommodate him or her ?
Please reference your child’s needs on the application. All children will be considered on an individual basis, based on the camp’s abilities to meet their needs.
Where is Camp Comfort ?
Our weekend camps are located near Georgetown, Colorado, on Interstate 70, just 32 miles west of Denver at Easter Seals, Rocky Mountain Village.
Our day camp is located 17 miles west of Denver at the Golden Community Center in Golden, Colorado.
How much does Camp Comfort cost ?
Thanks to our generous donors, both our weekend camps and our day camp including meals, snacks, lodging, and recreation are free for all children. We do require a $25 nonrefundable deposit per child to hold their spot.
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Where do I call for more information ?
You may reach Camp Comfort program directors at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (MST) at 303-674-6400 or email Ashley Collins.
What is Camp Comfort ?
Founded in 1995, our award-winning bereavement camp for children, Camp Comfort, offers two weekend camps and one day camp each summer. We have served over 1,700 children from numerous states in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Visit the Camp Comfort page to learn more about this incredible experience.
Why do you fundraise ?
We fundraise 18 percent of our total budget. Mount Evans is a nonprofit agency that serves the community and our patients regardless of ability to pay. Fundraising also supports our bereavement programs, volunteer programs, Mountain Journey and Camp Comfort.
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