Camp Kerry was established in 2007 in British Columbia as Canada’s first family bereavement retreat program. For those grieving the death of a loved one it’s a place to find connection, healing & hope. Click below for more information on Camp Kerry and to register for other programs occurring in British Columbia.
Camp Kerry Ontario was established in 2014 by Dr. Heather Mohan, Shelley Hermer, and Joshua Dahling. Since then we have have evolved and now offer year-round supports. For more information and to register for other programs that are available in Ontario please click on the button below.
Camp Kerry Atlantic was established in 2015 and currently operates in New Brunswick. Since its inception, year-round programs have been added, which we serve people from all of the Atlantic provinces in Canada. For more information about these programs, and to register, please click on the button below.
Last June a remarkable group of Runners, Volunteers and Supporters assembled to form Team Camp Kerry at the Vancouver Scotiabank Half Marathon & 5K Charity Challenge. We raised $14,555 and had a ton of fun doing so. We have an exciting update to share: Team Camp...
Marilyn Lester (right), president New Brunswick Children’s Foundation presents a $7,000 grant to Pam Pastirik, Camp Kerry Atlantic. Since 2016, the New Brunswick Children's Foundation has gone above and beyond to support families in New Brunswick through our...
We are very pleased to announce that the Bayview Credit Union has selected Camp Kerry as its charity of choice for its third annual Bubble Soccer funraiser. It's an opportunity for people to come together for a full day of fun while supporting an excellent cause. All...
To the amazing Team Camp Kerry Runners, Volunteers, and Supporters: WE DID IT! We shattered our goal and raised a staggering $14,555 I'm in awe. What a phenomenal drive by a small, caring and focused group. We crushed the race course! Many of us had recent injury...
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 Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 1:15 pm.
Come on out to Port Alberni, British Columbia for an unforgettable evening of music featuring folk artist, Aspen Switzer and company. Proceeds will be used to provide bereavement services to Vancouver Island Youth.
Exploring some of the benefits of music and mindfulness-based self-care practices. Participation is encouraged for those coping with grief & loss and for those working/volunteering in the helping professions.
In Canada there is virtually no government funding designated for bereavement care, yet it is well documented that unresolved grief can lead to an array of health concerns including; anxiety, depression, addiction, and more.
For every loss, it is estimated that at least five people will be significantly impacted, yet very few have access to adequate long-term supports.
Every donation that you give to the Camp Kerry Society helps us to provide support to children, youth, individualsand families impacted by loss and to thoseliving with a serious illness. As a result of people like you, lives are being transformed across Canada.
By becoming a sustaining partner through Giving Monthly donations you can help us provide hope and support life after loss.