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2024 Day Camps

Each month at our downtown Camp Koala office in Mifflinburg. Please visit our facebook page for upcoming dates and register below

Next camp: June 19th 

Family Trip

Camp Koala is a fun place for grieving children to be able to share their feelings in a safe and supportive environment.

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Camp Koala will only survive with the generosity of our community. We appreciate donations of all levels and types. 

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Volunteering at Camp Koala is fun, easy, and can have a huge impact on a grieving child's life.

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Our Approach

We at Camp Koala understand that children grieve differently from adults, and that grieving has no set timeframe. A common misconception is that bereavement camps are full of tears and sadness. Not true! Camp is full of fun, good times, and friendship!

 

Most kids don't know that they're not alone until they come to camp. We want each child who attends our camp to leave with a sense of hope, that they are not alone in their grief, and hope that they will continue to seek help in their journey towards healing.

 

Since loss knows no bounds, our camp is provided free of charge to all camper families. Our model is companioning the grieving child, and peer-support.

Camp Koala News + Events

Our 2025 Gala is April 5! 

We have big plans for 2025, so please come to our spring gala and help us raise funds for all of our new programming! Tickets for tables of 10 are available and come with sponsorship benefits. Please visit eventbrite to purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com.

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Camp Koala celebrates another 15 years, at the 2024 Gala!

What an amazing 13th annual GALA!! Thank you to all of our supporters for coming out and making this our biggest fundraiser ever, raising over $60,000 for our children's grief programs. Thanks so much to everyone who attended and to all of our auction donors, mostly local small businesses who see the value in having a grief support center in our own community.  

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We Moved to Mifflinburg!

That's right, Camp Koala's headquarters is now in its hometown of Mifflinburg, PA! We are excited to open our doors , offering monthly programming for grieving children. Come back often for updates on upcoming programs. 

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Fall Camp Oct 11-13, 2024

We're so excited for our next camp at Camp Karoondinha in Weikert, PA, for our fall overnight camp. We are accepting camper & volunteer registrations. Click the button below to get in on the fun!

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Thank You for a Wonderful Gala!

Our 12th annual Gala at the Rusty Rail brought in over $50,000 to help us continue to provide critical support to grieving local youth. Thank you to all of our donors and supporters who attended. A special thanks to our event sponsors, Roupp Funeral Home and Pediatric Dentistry of Lewisburg. Our 2024 Gala was March 23rd.  

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What Caregivers Say...

"You gave me back my son. Thank you from the bottom of my heart."

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN 2022 A SUCCESS!

That's right, thanks to the generosity of our community, Camp Koala's headquarters is now officially in its hometown of Mifflinburg, PA!

Our Capital Campaign was a great success and we are very grateful for the help we received in opening this location, which was thoughtfully designed to create a comforting and safe space for grieving youth to heal and thrive.

We are excited to open our doors and are offering monthly programming for grieving children. Come back often for updates on upcoming programs. 

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