Camp Kita has announced the week-long overnight camp for children ages 8-17 who have lost a parent or loved one to suicide has a new location for its third season, Aug. 16-21. The camp will be held in Rome, hosted at The Pine Tree Camp facilities, on the shores of Belgrade Lake in central Maine, according to a news release from Camp Kita.

Diligent fundraising efforts and an outpouring of financial and community support has allowed tuition to be waived for all campers for Camp Kita’s third consecutive season, making it an accessible resource for any family in need.

Camp Kita was founded by the Mosher siblings of North Berwick as a recreational and therapeutic summer camp after their own personal experience following their father’s suicide.

The camp offers a balance of traditional camp activities — cabins, canoes, campfires and fun — with support sessions aimed to connect with peers with the aid of professional facilitators, volunteers and the Mosher siblings as adult role models. In this environment, campers are met with people who understand the unique grief a loved one’s suicide leaves behind.

The camp is now accepting applications for its third season.

For more information or to register a camper, visit or email [email protected].

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