Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams

2180 Empire Blvd.
Webster, NY 14580
Phone: 585-274-4069
Contact: Michele Allman

Camp Heartstrings / Camp Dreams is a three-day camp for children (entering grades 2 - 11 in September 2019) who are adjusting to the death of a loved one. Developed by Licensed Master Social Workers, this camp promotes understanding, acceptance, healing and hope through a comprehensive program of activities. It is staffed by credentialed professionals and trained volunteers, and is sponsored by Visiting Nurse Hospice, Pittsford Youth Services, and Dreams from Drake.

Wish List:
  • Crayola crayons, Sharpie markers, pens, pencils, colored pencils 
  • disposable rain ponchos 
  • duct tape
  • First Aid kit, scissors 
  • gift cards: Wegmans, Staples, Dollar Store 
  • heavy-duty yarn
  • Kleenex tissues, hand sanitizer, paper towel
  • lunch-size bags, white
  • Post-it brand easel pads
  • water bottles, small (6 oz)

Volunteers Needed:

Information reviewed by agency 8/20/18. (Purpose statement updated.) 

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