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Young Adults Grief Retreat

A weekend retreat for young adults who are grieving

After campers graduate high school, we provide an annual weekend retreat to help them embrace the triumphs and challenges of young adulthood, while developing lasting friendships, leadership skills, and coping strategies for the next stages of their grief and lives. Young adults are a commonly underserved population, expected to act and cope as adults, but still transitioning through challenging developmental years and milestones. The Young Adults Grief Retreat allows them to bridge the gap from childhood to adulthood with the support they need.

**We are not accepting applications for 2021. We will update this page when the next retreat is planned.**

 

Sample schedule

Friday

4:00pm: Arrival & Check In

5:30pm: Welcome & Weekend Overview (AMF/ExCamps leadership)

6:00pm: Dinner

6:45pm: Young Adult Speakers

7:30pm: Game night

8:00pm: Evening Sharing Circles

9:00pm: Campfire

10:00pm: Late Night Snack

Saturday

7:30am: Early Risers Activities

8:30am: Breakfast

9:30am: Team Building Activity on the Ropes Course

11:00am: Leadership Seminar Workshop

12:45pm: Lunch

2:00pm: Memory Hike

3:00pm: Self-directed fun

4:00pm: Self Care Collection

5:00pm Clinical period

6:00pm: Dinner

8:00pm: Service Project

9:30pm: Campfire/Softball under the lights

10:30pm: Late Night Snack

Sunday

7:30am: Morning Hike

9:00am: Breakfast

9:30am: Getting involved with AMF/Free Time

10:00am: Becoming an ExCamps volunteer/Free Time

10:30am: Closing Ceremony

11:00am: Departure