Calvary Hospital's Camp Compass helps children cope with loss

Camp Compass was set up by Calvary Hospital and is run at Kingsborough Community College.

Camp Compass was set up by Calvary Hospital and is run at Kingsborough Community College. (8/22/13)

THE BRONX - A New York City hospice has set up a camp to help children and teens cope with the loss of loved ones.

Camp Compass, which was set up by Calvary Hospital, aims to give children a place to talk about feelings of loss with peers that have experienced similar situations.

Camp Compass is free of charge and was running eight hours a day all this week. The camp's activities include arts and crafts and playing sports.

The camp is located at Kingsborough Community College.

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