Camp Comfort FAQs
Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice Announces Camp Comfort 2020 Sessions
ANNOUNCED: July 24-26, 2020
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 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. More than 1,400 children have attended Camp Comfort since its inception.
Who is in charge of 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 indicate 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 ?
It is located near Georgetown, Colorado, on Interstate 70, just 32 miles west of Denver. Specific directions will be sent to you prior to the camp date.
How much does Camp Comfort cost ?
The total cost for the Camp Comfort weekend, including all meals, snacks, overnight accommodations, recreation, and workshops is $175. Scholarships may be available based on financial need.
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Where do I call for more information ?
What is Camp Comfort ?
It is our award-winning bereavement camp for children now in its 25th year. Camp Comfort is offered two weekends each summer. We have served over 1,500 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.
Interested in the many opportunities for helping our community? Visit our Support Us page to find out how you can make a difference.