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Camp Bridges

May 24 - 26, 2019


Camp Wannakumbac at Clear Lake, Manitoba

Camp Bridges is looking for volunteer sewers to make comfort pillows with campers on Saturday, May 25. 
If you are interested please contact Charla Murray at 1-204-764-4237 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


About Camp Bridges

This camp is open to any child in Manitoba, aged 7 – 15 years (revised age limit as of 2018), who is grieving the death of someone significant in their lives.  There is no fee to attend the camp.

Camp Bridges will provide a safe environment where the campers have opportunities to interact and share their feelings with other children in similar circumstances.  They may learn to understand their grief, recognize that they are not alone, and that their feelings are normal.  The camp is not designed to provide grief therapy, but we will acknowledge the loss and grief, honour memories, and have some fun, too. 

Camp Bridges is facilitated by dedicated trained volunteers who create a warm, fun filled, caring atmosphere where campers are able to  enjoy the outdoors and grow in understanding of their grief.

Campers Learn

  • They are not alone in their grief.
  • They are free to share thoughts and feelings with peers who have also experienced a death of someone they loved.


  • Zip Lining
  • Archery
  • Wall Climbing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Campfire Activities
  • Memorial Activities


Camp Bridges is a bi-regional project organized by the palliative care programs in Prairie Mountain Health and Southern Health regions.

• Income tax receipts will be issued for donations.
• If you wish to make a donation, or volunteer your time, please view the brochure and/or volunteer application below and contact us!


Melissa Peters 
Ph: 204-578-2340  |  Fax:  204-629-3499 
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                                  Heidi Wiebe
Ph:  204-388-2038




Camp Bridges General Poster - feel free to print and post


Camper Registrations:  May 1, 2019

Volunteer Applications:  March 29, 2019