Camp Molly is a weekend sleepover camp for children and teens ages 8–17 who have experienced the death of a sibling. It provides a fun, safe place where kids can participate in camp activities while connecting with others who have experienced this type of loss.
We know that losing a sibling can be a difficult and lonely time, so meeting other kids who understand and have had similar experiences can help. At Camp Molly, kids grow to trust and share with one another, creating an environment for healing and friendship.
When: September 29, 30 and October 1, 2023
Where: Camp Fairlee in Chestertown, MD. Transportation to and from camp will be provided from Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware.
Who: Camp Molly is open to children between the ages of 8-17 who have experienced the death of a sibling.
Cost: The program is free of charge to all campers.
Parents or guardians must complete applications for each child who would like to attend. Applications will be accepted until all camp spaces are filled. We recommend that you turn in applications as soon as possible in order to secure a space.
There are a limited number of spots available at Camp Molly and we want all campers to have a successful and positive experience. Our camp staff reviews each application to make sure Camp Molly can meet each child’s individual needs.
Camp Molly/Bereavement Services
Partners in Advanced Care Team
Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Campers will be offered a balanced schedule of fun and therapeutic activities throughout the weekend. They will be able to participate in camp activities such as arts and crafts, sports, zip lining, rock wall climbing, hiking and camp fires, while also partaking in a Camp Molly remembrance ceremony and memory-making activities.
Camp Molly is staffed by caring health professionals from Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware. The team includes Child Life specialists, social workers, physicians, nurses and other specially trained volunteers.
22342 Bay Shore Road
Chestertown, MD 21620
Phone: (410) 778-0566
Fax: (410) 778-0567
Camp Fairlee is a beautiful camp for recreation and respite, situated on 250 sprawling acres surrounding Fairlee Creek in Chestertown, Md. The location offers campers age 6 and up the opportunity to experience the joys and challenges of camp in a fully-accessible setting.
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22342 Bay Shore Road
Chestertown, MD 21620
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Camp Molly is a place where grieving kids can find their voices. It offers a safe outlet, a sense of normalcy, new ways of managing grief and a community that understands them.
The mission of Camp Molly is to provide children who have experienced the loss of a sibling a camping experience that connects them to kids in similar circumstances. Our camp provides a fun and safe way to express grief, and it also offers opportunities to remember their brothers and sisters.
Camp Molly is offered to children between the ages of 8–17 and is free of charge.
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If you would like to volunteer at Camp Molly, or you’d like more information on potential roles — including the amount of time and any training that may be required — please contact the Partners in Advanced Care Team at email@example.com or call (302) 651-4863.
You can help provide a grieving child with a once-in-a-lifetime camp experience. Camp Molly relies solely on monetary and item donations from generous organizations and individuals to make each camper’s stay extra special. (All donations are fully deductible to the extent allowed by applicable law. Please consult your tax advisor for additional information and the deductibility of your donation.)
Your donation could make all the difference for a grieving child. Using the following link, please select "other" under the direct my donation tab and then type in Camp Molly. Make a Monetary Donation to Fund Campers and Activities
Another great way you can help us make Camp Molly possible is to donate specific items. We’re in need of many supplies to ensure that camp will be jam-packed with fun activities.
If you’re interested in donating any of the above supplies for Camp Molly please contact Partners in Advanced Care Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (302) 651-4863.
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