Community Announcements 

Featuring the latest news about the Camp Kerry Society’s bereavement programs, events, and more: BC, Ontario, Atlantic Canada.

Registration Now Open for Camp Kerry Atlantic

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for Camp Kerry Atlantic - Atlantic Canada's only family bereavement retreat program! Space is limited so be sure to register early by clicking on the information button below.
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Registration Open for Camp Kerry Ontario

The magic continues when people just like you take a moment to give. BIG HUGS to all who have contributed both time and resources to Ontario's only family bereavement retreat program. It is because of your generosity that we have some wonderful news... Registration is...
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Painting for a Purpose: March 21, 2017

Back by popular demand, we are pleased to announce that our 3rd Painting for a Purpose event will be occurring on March 21! Proceeds raised will be used to help support children, youth and families through the Camp Kerry Atlantic bereavement services. Artist and host,...
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CBC News: Bereavement Camp Coming to Miramichi Area

Camp Kerry Atlantic will open in September at Upper Oxbow Outdoor Adventures near Miramichi. Pastirik said she has received quite a bit of interest. Three families have already registered... View full story by Paul Hantiuk, CBC News....
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East Coast Celebration

Come on out for a fun-filled night featuring North Atlantic Drift, Clan Hannigan and Mcallum's Reach - all performing live at the Historic Red Dog in Downtown Peterborough, Ontario! Proceeds from this event will benefit bereaved children and families.
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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon & Charity Challenge

The Charity Challenge On October 22, 2017, Team Camp Kerry will be participating in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K events and we'd love for you to join us. As a team member, you can take on the Charity Challenge to help us...
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Another Great Creation

We extend a heartfelt thanks to all of you who came out for another one of our "Painting for a Purpose" fundraisers for Camp Kerry Atlantic. It is because of the compassionate support of people like you that we're able to keep the torch lit and continue carrying a...
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Join Our Team: Scotiabank Charity Challenge Vancouver

Team Camp Kerry is participating in the 2016 Scotiabank Charity Challenge at the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon on Jun 26, 2016! Come join in the fun by being part of our team: Step One - Sign up as a runner or walker by clicking here and select "Register To Run...
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Convenient Grief & Loss Support

Due to popular demand, the Camp Kerry Society is pleased to announce new changes to our Circles of Strength Bereavement Support groups which are currently offered in North Vancouver (since 1998) and New Westminster, BC. Both groups are now being offered on weekends...
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Miramichi Leader: Camp Kerry Atlantic News Article

Thanks to the extraordinary show of support from businesses and families located all over the province of New Brunswick, news about Camp Kerry Atlantic has been spreading fast. This featured article in the Mirachichi Leader explains more and is certainly worth a...
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6th Annual Kirk Gaskell Memorial Cup

All are invited to attend the 6th Annual Gaskell Memorial Cup on Saturday March 25th, 2017 at the Evinrude Centre in Peterborough, Ontario, from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. This event is great for individuals and families with lots of fun and activities. Featuring NHL Hockey...
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Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5K Charity Challenge

The Charity Challenge On June 25, 2017, Team Camp Kerry will be participating in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5K and we'd love for you to join us. As a team member, you can take on the Charity Challenge to help us raise some serious cash - cash that...
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Registration Now Open for Synergy

Join us as we engage the power of singing in community to stand against the isolating impact of Illness, Grief, Loss, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression. All are welcome and no previous singing experience needed!
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The Place To Be

A positive buzz has emanated across the lower mainland of British Columbia and beyond since our Community Open House this past weekend. The feedback from attendees has been uplifting and definitely rewarding for our small team to receive for we are all highly...
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Behind Closed Doors Event

Camp Kerry Ontario is delighted to be part of this year's Behind Closed Doors event at Lansdowne Place Mall in Peterborough, Ontario! The event takes place on Saturday, September 9th from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Tickets are available NOW at Lansdowne Place's Customer...
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SUP Yoga Healing for Grief

SUP Yoga Healing For Grief Thanks to the generosity and kindness from Shannon of Ceiba Tree Yoga a group of teens from BC's Camp Kerry Youth Group had the opportunity to enjoy an exciting new experience during the final week of August. Shannon and her...
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Well Received in Peterborough

As temperatures rapidly dropped from fourteen to a chilly three degrees Celsius outside, the historic corridors and reputable theatre of Peterborough Collegiate Vocational School were once again ignited last night as people poured in to attend Windows of the Heart....
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Soap Making Classes for a Cause

The Inspiration Soap Company, Kerry's Boutique & 100 Braid Street Studios are teaming up to offer a very special day of Soap Making Classes for a Cause on June 3, 2017. Proceeds from these classes will be used to help fund bereavement services for children, youth...
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New Brunswick Children’s Foundation Helps Launch The Inaugural Camp Kerry Atlantic Programs

New Brunswick Children's Foundation Helps Launch The Inaugural Camp Kerry Atlantic Programs Today the New Brunswick Children's Foundation showed their support for bereaved children & youth in New Brunswick when representative, Peggy Brittain, presented Camp Kerry...
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Breaking Ground with the Camp Kerry Bereavement Care Model

In the spring of this year Camp Kerry founder, Dr. Heather Mohan (PhD, RCC) and Shelley Hermer (MSW, RSW) family therapist and member of the Camp Kerry team, submitted an abstract for the 19th International Palliative Care Congress in Montreal. Their abstract...
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One Reason To Give

We are proud to announce that on October 22 one of our very own special alumni, Jeanette S., from Ontario has taken the lead to organize the Camp Kerry team in the Toronto Charity Challenge and Marathon events. Here's her story and one reason why you should consider...

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The Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

In 2007, the very first family bereavement retreat program in Canada – Camp Kerry - was launched off of the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia. Since then, these retreats have grown significantly in size and are now offered in various locations across the country....

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Behind Closed Doors Event

Camp Kerry Ontario is delighted to be part of this year's Behind Closed Doors event at Lansdowne Place Mall in Peterborough, Ontario! The event takes place on Saturday, September 9th from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Tickets are available NOW at Lansdowne Place's Customer...

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: Registration Open

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program, which is currently being offered in New Westminster and Coquitlam, British Columbia. For more information and to register please click on the button...

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon & Charity Challenge

The Charity Challenge On October 22, 2017, Team Camp Kerry will be participating in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K events and we'd love for you to join us. As a team member, you can take on the Charity Challenge to help us...

read more

Registration Now Open for Synergy

Join us as we engage the power of singing in community to stand against the isolating impact of Illness, Grief, Loss, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression. All are welcome and no previous singing experience needed!

read more

Registration Open for Camp Kerry Ontario

The magic continues when people just like you take a moment to give. BIG HUGS to all who have contributed both time and resources to Ontario's only family bereavement retreat program. It is because of your generosity that we have some wonderful news... Registration is...

read more

Registration Now Open for Camp Kerry Atlantic

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for Camp Kerry Atlantic - Atlantic Canada's only family bereavement retreat program! Space is limited so be sure to register early by clicking on the information button below.

read more

Another Great Creation

We extend a heartfelt thanks to all of you who came out for another one of our "Painting for a Purpose" fundraisers for Camp Kerry Atlantic. It is because of the compassionate support of people like you that we're able to keep the torch lit and continue carrying a...

read more

Notice of 2017 Annual General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of members of the Camp Kerry Society ("the Society") will be held at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, British Columbia on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. for the following...

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Soap Making Classes for a Cause

The Inspiration Soap Company, Kerry's Boutique & 100 Braid Street Studios are teaming up to offer a very special day of Soap Making Classes for a Cause on June 3, 2017. Proceeds from these classes will be used to help fund bereavement services for children, youth...

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VIP Community Celebration

Once again it's time… To gather our community of supporters, alumni, participants, staff and volunteers To celebrate our 2016 Camp Kerry Society Award winners To hear a live performance by the Camp Kerry Community Choir To share good food, good conversation, good...

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Reconciliation Circles

May 29, 2017 7:00 - 8:30 PM July 4, 2017 7:00 - 8:30 PM The Camp Kerry Society is pleased to announce the launch of our new Reconciliation Circles Program which is being offered in partnership with Douglas College’s Aboriginal Student Services. These circles provide a...

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Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5K Charity Challenge

The Charity Challenge On June 25, 2017, Team Camp Kerry will be participating in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5K and we'd love for you to join us. As a team member, you can take on the Charity Challenge to help us raise some serious cash - cash that...

read more

Registration Now Open for Camp Kerry BC

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Camp Kerry British Columbia - Canada's first family bereavement retreat program! Space is limited so be sure to register early by clicking on the information button below.

read more

East Coast Celebration

Come on out for a fun-filled night featuring North Atlantic Drift, Clan Hannigan and Mcallum's Reach - all performing live at the Historic Red Dog in Downtown Peterborough, Ontario! Proceeds from this event will benefit bereaved children and families.

read more

6th Annual Kirk Gaskell Memorial Cup

All are invited to attend the 6th Annual Gaskell Memorial Cup on Saturday March 25th, 2017 at the Evinrude Centre in Peterborough, Ontario, from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. This event is great for individuals and families with lots of fun and activities. Featuring NHL Hockey...

read more

2nd Annual Bidgood Memorial Hockey Tournament: March 11, 2017

You are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Bidgood Memorial Hockey Day Tournament on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Asphodel-Norwood Ontario arena! The full day of family fun begins at 7am Eastern Standard Time and will include; prizes, a bake sale, a licensed bar,...

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Volunteer Orientation for Kerry’s Boutique

Looking for something to do? Have a passion for helping others? Want to make a difference? If so, this opportunity might interest you. We are currently looking for hard-working volunteers to commit to a minimum of one 4 hour shift per month in our charity thrift...

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Mindfulness

If you are coping with illness, pain, or stress then our Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program offered in partnership with Douglas College just might be the remedy you've been searching for. Learn to calm your mind and body and a whole lot more by participating...

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Painting for a Purpose: March 21, 2017

Back by popular demand, we are pleased to announce that our 3rd Painting for a Purpose event will be occurring on March 21! Proceeds raised will be used to help support children, youth and families through the Camp Kerry Atlantic bereavement services. Artist and host,...

read more

Convenient Grief & Loss Support

Due to popular demand, the Camp Kerry Society is pleased to announce new changes to our Circles of Strength Bereavement Support groups which are currently offered in North Vancouver (since 1998) and New Westminster, BC. Both groups are now being offered on weekends...

read more

Community Stories of Truth & Reconciliation

We welcome you to this thoughtful and insightful community conversation on reconciliation and how community groups, volunteer boards, institutions and individuals can join in on the ongoing process. For further information about this event and the Witness Blanket we...

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Workshop: Living with Transitions, Loss & Change

Century House is teaming up with the Camp Kerry Society on an afternoon of conversation on Living With Transitions, Loss and Change. Seniors who are experiencing feelings of frustration, anger, anxiety, fear, sadness, emptiness or loneliness are invited to attend a...

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course

Please note that late registrations for this course will be accepted no later than November 2, 2016. However, if you would like to attend our Mindfulness program in the future then please contact the Camp Kerry Society's Head Office to express your...

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SUP Yoga Healing for Grief

SUP Yoga Healing For Grief Thanks to the generosity and kindness from Shannon of Ceiba Tree Yoga a group of teens from BC's Camp Kerry Youth Group had the opportunity to enjoy an exciting new experience during the final week of August. Shannon and her...

read more

Congratulations to Our Amazing Charity Challenge Team!

Today was an exceptional one for Team Camp Kerry members who participated in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5KM events where personal goals were exceeded, old times conquered, and positive memories created. Cheers to all who came out and gave it their...

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Youth Retreat Day A Success

Youth Day Retreat A Success Over the weekend youth from various regions located across the lower mainland of British Columbia (Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, New Westminster, Surrey, & West Vancouver) came together for a Camp Kerry Youth Day Retreat. For some, it was...

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Camp Kerry Community Open House 2016

Hello British Columbia! It’s time … To gather our community of supporters, alumni, participants, staff and volunteers To reconnect with old friends and meet new ones To celebrate our 2015 Camp Kerry Society Award winners To share good food, good conversation and good...

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Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING CAMP KERRY SOCIETY (the “Society”) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual general meeting of members of the Society will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 403 East Columbia Street, New Westminster, British Columbia on June 11, 2016...

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Miramichi Leader: Camp Kerry Atlantic News Article

Thanks to the extraordinary show of support from businesses and families located all over the province of New Brunswick, news about Camp Kerry Atlantic has been spreading fast. This featured article in the Mirachichi Leader explains more and is certainly worth a...

read more

CBC News: Bereavement Camp Coming to Miramichi Area

Camp Kerry Atlantic will open in September at Upper Oxbow Outdoor Adventures near Miramichi. Pastirik said she has received quite a bit of interest. Three families have already registered... View full story by Paul Hantiuk, CBC News....

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Spring Gallery Hop a Huge Success

Thanks to all of our supporters for our very first fundraiser for Camp Kerry Atlantic at Trinity Galleries during the spring Gallery Hop! It was a great opportunity to network and raise awareness about the need for bereavement care in Atlantic Canada. Together, we...

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Join Our Team: Scotiabank Charity Challenge Vancouver

Team Camp Kerry is participating in the 2016 Scotiabank Charity Challenge at the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon on Jun 26, 2016! Come join in the fun by being part of our team: Step One - Sign up as a runner or walker by clicking here and select "Register To Run...

read more

Camp Kerry Community Choir Spring Concert

Come out and enjoy a night of harmony singing and community connection ... Three community vocal ensembles from 3 different communities (Vancouver, North Shore, New Westminster) will celebrate spring by coming together to share the music they've been preparing over...

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The Place To Be

A positive buzz has emanated across the lower mainland of British Columbia and beyond since our Community Open House this past weekend. The feedback from attendees has been uplifting and definitely rewarding for our small team to receive for we are all highly...

read more

Damn Fools Rocked Their Hearts Out for Families

Our organization has had the privilege of working with a group of very talented & loving guys over the past few weeks and we are truly grateful for all they have done to support bereaved families through us. On September 28 Vancouver rock band, The Damn Fools,...

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Well Received in Peterborough

As temperatures rapidly dropped from fourteen to a chilly three degrees Celsius outside, the historic corridors and reputable theatre of Peterborough Collegiate Vocational School were once again ignited last night as people poured in to attend Windows of the Heart....

read more

Heroes Amongst Us

The Camp Kerry Society would like to congratulate Brad A. Falconer and Roy S. Klohn for their outstanding achievements. It was recently brought to our attention that these two members of the Camp Kerry team received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from...

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Breaking Ground with the Camp Kerry Bereavement Care Model

In the spring of this year Camp Kerry founder, Dr. Heather Mohan (PhD, RCC) and Shelley Hermer (MSW, RSW) family therapist and member of the Camp Kerry team, submitted an abstract for the 19th International Palliative Care Congress in Montreal. Their abstract...

read more