Tag: Camp LLoyd

UW-Green Bay’s Camp Lloyd: sharing grief and finding joy


Nearly 50 children found solace in UW-Green Bay’s 11th Annual Camp Lloyd last week (June 20-24) — the summer camp that helps kids cope with the loss of a loved one. Packed in between somber moments was the fun and excitement of a typical camp experience (including arts and crafts, music, games, swimming, hiking and […]

UW-Green Bay’s Camp Lloyd begins next week

Campers and UW‑Green Bay student counselors all grow from grief camp experience Green Bay, Wis. — The 11th Annual Camp Lloyd — the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s summer camp helping children cope with the loss of a loved one — is next week, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 20-24. The camp that began […]

P-G offers terrific recap of Camp Lloyd 2015

Press-Gazette Media reporter Todd McMahon captured the 10th annual edition of Camp Lloyd, June 22-26, in an excellent feature story. McMahon quotes some of the young participants at the special camp for children ages 7-14 coping with the loss of a loved one. He also talked to Prof. Illene Cupit of Human Development, the camp […]

10th annual Camp Lloyd demonstrates success, growth of grief camp

What began with nine children in 2006 has close to 50 participants pre-registered this year. The 10th annual edition of Camp Lloyd, UW-Green Bay’s innovative summer camp helping children cope with the loss of a loved one, is set for Monday through Friday (June 22-26) headquartered at the Mauthe Center. Camp Lloyd’s founder, Human Development […]

Cupit interview at national conference spotlights Camp Lloyd

Prof. Illene Cupit of Human Development taped an interview last month at the Association for Death Education Conference in San Antonio. Her interview, in which she talks about grief camps in general, and UW-Green Bay and the summer Camp Lloyd for children in particular, is newly posted on the nationally prominent Open to Hope grief […]

Cupit column reflects gratitude for donations to endow Camp Lloyd

We told you here recently about UW-Green Bay Prof. (and recent Founders Award winner) Illene Cupit, and the “Telawhopper Classic” Charity Golf Outing that raised $24,000 for the summer grief camp she founded in 2006. We also told you that Cupit was surprised on convocation day not only by her award, but also by the […]

A day to remember for Cupit and Camp Lloyd fans

On the morning Prof. Illene Cupit (at center) was announced as the 2014 recipient of the Founders Award for Excellence in Community Outreach, there was double reason to celebrate. The award brought not only more well-deserved recognition for Cupit’s important and effective Camp Lloyd venture, but a visit from a pair of community partners with […]