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    Published on March 23, 2016

    Forrest General welcomes additional counselors and volunteers for Camp Bluebird 2016

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (March 23, 2016) Forrest General is currently welcoming community volunteers to participate in Camp Bluebird, an adult cancer survivor camp hosted by Forrest General and Hattiesburg Clinic.

    Camp Bluebird, the first camp for adult cancer patients and survivors in Mississippi, will celebrate its twenty-seventh year on April 15-17, 2016. This two and one-half day camp is held annually at Paul B. Johnson State Park and includes recreational activities, social events, devotional and educational opportunities designed to minister to the whole person with fun and fellowship

    The purpose of the camp is to promote a sense of well-being among campers, teach them how to live with cancer and cancer treatments and to provide a time of rest and relaxation. Camp Bluebird is staffed completely by volunteers, counselors, and healthcare personnel. This year’s theme is Seasons of your Life.

    For more information on volunteering as a counselor or to be part of this amazing opportunity, contact Joe Marcello, Oncology Service Line Administrator at Forrest General, at 601-288-1611 or jmarcello@forrestgeneral.com. You can download the volunteer and staff application here.


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