In the News

In the News

June 20, 2016

Camp helps children, families cope with death
Gloucester Daily Times

Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, will hold its 15th annual Camp Stepping Stones, a special camp opportunity for children and their families who have experienced the death of a loved one. This year’s camp will be held in a new one-day format on July 16, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with lunch and dinner included. Camp Stepping Stones takes place on the scenic campus of the Glen Urquhart School in Beverly Farms.

Camp Stepping Stones is designed to give children enjoyable opportunities to help work through issues of grief and loss. With play and fun as its central components, Camp Stepping Stones campers enjoy traditional camp experiences such as arts and crafts, outdoor games and sports along with special activities for commemorating their loved ones. There are also relaxing activities for parents and guardians including massage, Reiki and yoga, creative art activities and opportunities for families to come together.

Open to any families coping with the death of a loved one, Camp Stepping Stones is free of charge following a nonrefundable registration fee of $25 per family, which may be waived in cases of hardship. The registration deadline is Friday, July 1.

For more information or to obtain a registration packet, contact Kristen Goodhue at 978-750-9335 or Visit




Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 95 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.