Katerpillar Kids Camp – Virtual Edition!
In light of COVID-19 precautions, we are excited to announce that we have partnered with Mane Support to host our first-ever virtual Katerpillar Kids Camp to children Kindergarten through 2nd grade on Saturday, November 14. All campers will receive a box in the mail with all the supplies necessary to participate in our fun, interactive programming. Additional details are below:
Who: Children 3rd – 5th grade and their parents or guardians
What: A FREE, interactive virtual grief camp that teaches children how to cope with the loss of a loved one.
When: Saturday, February 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: The virtual camp will be hosted on Zoom. Once registered, participants will receive the link with log-in instructions.
About Katerpillar Kids Camp
Katerpillar Kids Camp is a special camp for children who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The camp is coordinated by Covenant Hospice and sponsored by Variety, and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2019. Many campers come to camp because they lost a parent, however, children who have lost any family member or a friend is welcome to participate. Learn more at the Covenant HomeCare and Hospice website.
About Mane Support
Mane Support is a nonprofit organization that provides a ministry through equine-assisted grief counseling to children, youth, teens, and adults who have experienced the death of a loved one or other types of trauma. Horses can play a special role in the healing journey. Therapists and equine specialists of Mane Support are certified through EAGALA (Equine-Assisted Growth and Learning Association). In addition, they have experience, degrees and certifications in the fields of equine training and management, child development, and thanatology. All Mane Support activities are conducted on the ground; there is no horse riding. Mane Support is located in Blount County with a satellite campus in Roane County.