Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry BC

Camp Kerry British Columbia

“We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia”

Special thanks to all those who generously contribute to our cause year after year.

The History of Camp Kerry
Camp Kerry BC was founded in 2007 by Dr. Heather Mohan and named after Kerry Kirstiuk; an inspiring young mother and wife who lost her battle to cancer in 2006. During her illness, Kerry and her husband Bob along with their two children Hudson (age 2) and Avery (age 4), received support from Dr. Heather Mohan who was at that time a counsellor and program coordinator in Palliative Care at Lions Gate Hospital. When Kerry died, her family requested that donations be made in her memory to Dr. Mohan’s program. Several months later Heather approached Bob with an idea for the funds that were raised in honour of Kerry. For many years, she had harboured a dream of creating a special retreat for young families grieving the death of a loved one. Bob enthusiastically supported Heather’s idea and the very first Camp Kerry was launched in September 2007 on Keats Island. Since then Camp Kerry BC has tripled in size and has been held in numerous retreat locations. Bereaved families from dozens of different urban, rural and remote communities from all over BC have participated in this special and unique healing experience.
What’s Happening Now

As most of you are aware, we are in the midst of unprecedented times and uncertainty. In response to Covid-19, many of our existing services (community choirs, support groups, workshops) are now being offered online at no cost, so we encourage everyone who feels the need for support and wellness to take advantage of them.

Regretfully, our family bereavement retreat program, Camp Kerry, has been cancelled, but in place of this valuable program all are encouraged to register for our Virtual Grief Convention, Kaleidoscope 2020, which will take place from September 24-27th. 

Registration

Register for Year-round Programming

To register for any of programs that are available throughout the year please click on the button below to proceed. 

In place of our family bereavement retreat, Camp Kerry, we encourage you to register for our Virtual Grief Convention, Kaleidoscope 2020. Here you will find several opportunities for connection, inspired learning, and hope.

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