Volunteer at Camp STAR 2022

Volunteer at Camp STAR 2022

Camp STAR is a weekend long bereavement camp held at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay Michigan.  Camp provides a relaxed and safe setting for campers to explore their feelings and offer help to children who have experienced a loss through death. The weekend is filled with traditional, fun camp activities combined with grief awareness and emotional support. Camp is staffed by caring adult […]

STAR is Hiring a Program Manager

STAR is Hiring a Program Manager

Position: Program Manager Location: Marquette County Hours:  Part Time – up to 10 hours a week with seasonal flex up to 25 hours in June – August. Overnight at Bay Cliff Health Camp required for Thursday – Sunday of second weekend of August. Starting Salary: $18 per hour Responsible To: President, Board of Directors General Responsibility: Oversee day-to-day program operations for STAR Children’s Bereavement Services Responsibilities and Duties: Organize, […]

STAR Wonder Box Fundraiser – GivingTuesday 2021

STAR Wonder Box Fundraiser – GivingTuesday 2021

Wonder Boxes provide the tools to explore grief in an at home setting. Through activities like planting a garden, making an ornament, painting etc., the participating kids and their families/guardians are able to identify new positive coping mechanisms and ways to express grief. Currently, we are shipping to 17 families and providing support for 30 children from across the Upper Peninsula. With the cancellation of […]

Wonder Box Renewal Information

Wonder Box Renewal Information

Due to planning challenges and concerns regarding COVID-19 restrictions, the Board of STAR Children’s Bereavement Services has cancelled Camp STAR scheduled for August 2021. As an alternative to camp, STAR will be renewing the Wonder Box program. The Wonder Box is similar to a monthly subscription box that families can engage with at home, all delivered to your front door. The monthly Wonder Box includes […]

Can Drive for STAR Children’s Bereavement Services

Can Drive for STAR Children’s Bereavement Services

Do you have cans that you don’t plan to return? STAR Children’s Bereavement Services will be holding a can drive on Saturday, August 15. Volunteers will be collecting cans from 1-4 p.m. in Marquette, Negaunee, Harvey, Gwinn, Ishpeming, and Republic. We ask that you leave your cans out in the driveway or on the front porch so our volunteers can practice social distancing. Schedule your pick […]