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Camp Agape wraps up summer grief camp, looks ahead to next events; help is needed

When Camp Agape wrapped up its 19th summer camp July 11 at Camp Buckner in Kingsland, the staff and about 80 volunteers had helped transform the lives of 39 children who had lost a loved one. As the kids loaded up in cars for the trip home, and volunteers began packing up, everyone knew the […]

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Camp Agape needs Buddies to help kids through grief process

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Camp Agape is only four days, but those 96 hours will change children’s lives. The keys to that are the Buddies. (more…)

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Run or walk to help Camp Agape bereavement facility for children

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — One of the great things about walking, and even running, is most people can do it. And it’s amazing that something as simple as placing one foot in front of the other can make such a difference in the lives of children who have lost a loved one […]

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Camp Agape offers grieving kids weekend of healing, fun

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — For many children who have lost a loved one, finding people who understand can be difficult. But, for a few days, they can connect with kids much like them surrounded by supporting “angels.” (more…)

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Participants of a Camp Agape Bereavement Camp for Children celebrate the experience. The children spent time with other children who had lost somebody close to them. This year's camp, July 12-15 at Highland Lakes Camp in Spicewood, still has several openings for youth 7-12 years. While it's a grief support and bereavement camp, officials say there are plenty of fun things to do, including swimming, music and other activities. Go to www.campagapetexas.org for more information. Courtesy photo

Camp Agape summer program offers grief support while letting kids be kids

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SPICEWOOD — One of the biggest struggles a child who has lost somebody close to him or her faces probably is the feeling of loneliness. After all, who can know what he or she is going through? Who can relate? One possible group is other children also struggling with similar […]

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