Camp Brave Heart Helps Kids Deal with Grief, Loss

Chaplain Mark Davenport with KSST’s Enola Gay

Cypress Basin Hospice Chaplain Mark Davenport explained this summer’s Camp Brave Heart during Wednesday’s KSST Good Morning Show. The two-day camp is designed for children who have experienced grief or loss. It is free, and will be offered in Sulphur Springs on July 18 and 19 at First United Methodist Church. Contact cbhospice.org to find out more. There are also camps in Paris and Mt Pleasant this summer.

“Finding Missing Pieces” is the theme of this year’s camp for boys and girls ages 6-13 who have experienced the death or loss of a loved one or close friend. The safe and enriching environment focuses on the various ways they may be feeling sadness or loss, and allows them to connect with other children who may be experiencing similar feelings. God’s love for them is stressed throughout the camp. Besides educational sessions, there will crafts, games, songs and fun activities throughout the day-long sessions, scheduled from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm on Thursday July 18 and Friday July 19. Registration can be done by calling 903-577-1510.

Mark Davenport Chaplain

Author: Enola Gay

Has enjoyed working for KSST since 1989. Hosts the Good Morning Show with Enola Gay on weekday mornings from 6-9am, so 'start your day with Enola Gay'! Guest interviews during the Morning Show can also be seen in playback on Cable Channel 18 TV. Along with local country music fan Benny Potter, co-produces 1230 West, a Country and Western Swing radio show which airs weekly on Saturdays from 7-8am and repeats on Thursdays from 7-8pm. Also writes "At the Corral Gate", a column appearing weekly in The Millennium Shopper and in the Lifestyles section of ksstradio.com.

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