Registration Opens for Virtual Camp Stepping Stones Weeklong, online activities help children and families cope with the death of someone close

Wednesday April 07, 2021

Danvers – Care Dimensions will hold its 20th annual Camp Stepping Stones, a special opportunity for children and their families to connect with other grieving families, to honor and remember those who have died, and have some fun. This year, with COVID precautions in mind, Camp Stepping Stones will be a mostly virtual event with five days of activities planned. On day one, families have the option to participate in a safe, in-person, outdoor family activity at Glen Urquhart School campus in Beverly.
July 17: Families have the option to meet Camp staff, participate in an in-person family activity, and pick up their supplies for the week. (Safety measures will be communicated to families prior to arrival and we will mail supplies to those families who do not attend in person.)
July 19 to 22: Virtual programming via Zoom

  • Monday through Thursday: Children and teens tune in from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for age-appropriate group activities designed just for them.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Adults and caregivers can access programming intended to support and educate, 8 to 9 p.m.

Visit: Care Dimensions to register. Camp Stepping Stones is free for all participants, limited to residents of Massachusetts. Please share this information with families you know who need the support.
Care Dimensions is the largest hospice and palliative care provider to adults and children in Massachusetts. As a nonprofit, community-based leader in advanced illness care, Care Dimensions provides comprehensive hospice, palliative care, grief support in more than 100 communities in Massachusetts. Founded in 1978 as Hospice of the North Shore, Care Dimensions cares for patients wherever they live – in their homes, in skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities, in hospitals, or at two inpatient hospice facilities, the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln and the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Additionally, the Care Dimensions HomeMD program provides in-home primary care to patients over age 65 in select communities on the North Shore and Greater Boston who have difficulty leaving home. The Care Dimensions Learning Institute educates more than 7,000 health care professionals and community members each year on advanced illness and end-of-life topics. Visit: Care Dimensions to learn more about Care Dimensions.

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