Carlisle School support group

Our middle school grief support group is up and running!

Thanks Mr. Shirley!!

We made a visit to Wilson Middle School this week to deliver prizes and announce the winners of the Children's Grief Awareness Day poster contest. Congratulations to Antonio, Laticia and Dinela!



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We are proud to announce that Camp Koala is expanding to Union County this fall! Our new residential camp for grieving children will be held Sept 16-18, 2016 at Camp Karoondinha in Union County, PA. Our camp is offered to children ages 7-12 who have experienced the death of a parent, primary caregiver or sibling. An application and refundable deposit is required and there is no cost to attend.

When: Sept 16-18, 2016. Arrive at 4pm Friday-Sunday afternoon, including overnights

Where: Camp Karoondinha, Union County (Weikert/Mifflinburg area)

Who: Kids who have experienced the death of a parent, primary caregiver or sibling, ages 7-12

Since 2009, Camp Koala has been hosting camps for grieving kids in Cumberland and Luzerne Counties. This is our very popular 3-day, residential camp. Each child is matched with an adult Big Buddy for the weekend. This is a FUN weekend, and we do lots of great activities!! 

Please visit for more information, and for an application. You can also view slideshows from previous camps, see our packing list and view feedback from other kids and their caregivers. Also, check out our facebook page!


September 3-day camp in Union County, PA

We are proud to announce that we are expanding our grief support camps to Union County!

Our next camp is Sept 16-18, 2016 at Camp Karoondinha.

Applications for grieving children ages 7-12 can be found by clicking "Campers" above.

If you'd like to volunteer, please click on our "Volunteer" page for an application.

Early applications are encouraged, this camp will fill up quickly.



Summer Farm Party 7/23 in Carlisle

Come on out to the farm, and enjoy an evening of fun!

It's a summer celebration with plenty of picnic food.

BYOB, BYO lawn chairs and blankets.

Live band-Daisycutter, games of chance, silent auction and plenty of fun!

FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT! Lots of games for everyone!

Cow Patty Bingo, pull tabs, bingo, wine pull and more to come. Fire truck golf ball drop!

Hosted by our donors/supporters, Ann and Neil Shughart. 

5-10pm at 100 Horners Rd in Carlisle.

Come out and support Camp Koala's grief camps and support groups for children and teens who have experienced a death.