Bristol Hospice Foundation is hosting children’s camp sessions in Bakersfield this summer

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Cherie Shoemake, director of the Bristol Hospice Foundation of California, spoke about the upcoming kids camp on 17 News on Sunrise today.

The free camp takes place August 1-6 at Gergen Ranch at 10658 Round Mountain Rd. It is for children aged 5-16 who are facing the death of a loved one. The aim of the camp is to provide children with a safe environment in which they can find healing and peace through games, activities and communion with one another.

A one-day class for children ages 5 to 9 will also be held on July 31st at Madison Grove Park at 10115 Norris Rd.

To pre-register for the one-day camps or overnight camps, fill out a referral form here or call the foundation at 661-716-8000.

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