Events for 2018


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Care Groups for 2018

233 care group meetings held

January 1 - December 31, 2018
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Chats for 2018

108 text chats and 51 video chats held

January 1 - December 31, 2018
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Peer Mentor Trainings for 2018

37 web-based and 8 classroom trainings held

January 1 - December 31, 2018
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TAPS Cruise to Mexico | Tampa, Florida, to Cozumel, Mexico

January 2 - 6, 2018
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NFL Pro Bowl with teams4taps | Orlando, Florida

January 25 - 29, 2018
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Great Aloha Run | Honolulu, Hawaii

February 19, 2018
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Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Presented by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

February 22 - 25, 2018
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Texas Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Fort Hood, Texas

February 23 - 25, 2018
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Alaska Surviving Spouses and Surviving Significant Others Retreat | Anchorage, Alaska

February 28 - March 4, 2018
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TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing Launch | Arlington, Virginia

March 5, 2018, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
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TAPS Honor Guard Gala

Join us in supporting the families of our fallen military members. National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

March 6, 2018
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TAPS Honor Guard Gala | National Building Museum, Washington D.C.

March 6, 2018
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Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend | Virginia Beach, Virginia

March 16 - 18, 2018
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West Point Fallen Comrades Half Marathon | West Point, New York

March 25, 2018
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Triathlon Team Training Camp | Cambria, California

April 4 - 8, 2018
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Nashville Parents Retreat | Nashville, Tennessee

April 4 - 8, 2018
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Carolina Swamp to Sea Kayaking Expedition | Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

April 5 - 8, 2018
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Windy25 Memorial Fund 5K | Las Vegas, Nevada

April 7, 2018
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Daytona Men's Retreat | Daytona, Florida

April 11 - 15, 2018
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Transforming Loss: Finding Potential for Growth | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

April 20, 2018, 12:00 PM-2:30 PM
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Dancing for TAPS | Churchville, Maryland

April 20, 2018
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Sedona Women's Week of Renewal | Sedona, Arizona

April 22 - 27, 2018
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Guardian Games hosted by CrossFit Lacertus | Ashland, Virginia

April 28, 2018
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Chicago Surviving Spouses and Surviving Significant Others Retreat | Chicago, Illinois

May 2 - 6, 2018
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Soul Injury | PTSD and Trauma Integration | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

May 3, 2018, 9:30 AM-4:30 PM
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TAPS Intro to Running Training Camp | Reisterstown, Maryland

May 4 - 8, 2018
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Webinar: Grief is a Journey | Course Available | CE Credits available until May 8, 2019

This program challenges long-held myths about grief and grieving and makes a case for the individual nature of grief.

May 9, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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4th Annual Golf Tournament and Design-Build Showcase | Renditions Golf Course, Davidsonville, Maryland

May 15, 2018, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
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Workshop: Photographing Grief | Course Available

This workshop presents photography techniques and exercises for exploring and expressing your grief story.

May 16, 2018, 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
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Stetler Off Road Jeep Show | York, Pennsylvania

May 20, 2018, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
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GRSi's 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament | Worthington Manor Golf Club | Urbana, Maryland

May 24, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at National Good Grief Camp | Arlington, Virginia

May 25 - 27, 2018
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24th Annual National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia

May 25 - 28, 2018
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Austin Adult Children Retreat | Austin, Texas

June 6 - 10, 2018
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Armed Forces Cycling Classic | Arlington, Virginia

June 9 - 10, 2018
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14th Annual Colorado Celebrity Classic | Centennial, Colorado

June 16, 2018
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TAPS and Freedom Hunters Teen Camp | Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, California

June 17 - 24, 2018
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Young Adult Pacific Northwest Experience | Portland, Oregon

June 18 - 21, 2018
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Webinar: Attachment Theory and Grief Support | Course Expired

Webinar discussion on the ways attachment styles mediate mourning and influence the therapeutic process.

June 19, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Atlanta Siblings Retreat | Atlanta, Georgia

June 27 - July 1, 2018
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Webinar: Understanding Why People Die by Suicide | Course Available

Webinar discussion on why people die by suicide and how understanding the reasons can help survivors heal.

June 27, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
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California Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Los Angeles, California

June 29 - July 1, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at California Good Grief Camp | Los Angeles, California

June 30 - July 1, 2018
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Montana All Populations Retreat | West Yellowstone, Montana

July 2 - 6, 2018
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New York Yankees Field of Dreams with TAPS | Bronx, New York

July 4, 2018
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Blue Ridge Mountains Women's Week of Renewal | Boone, North Carolina

July 8 - 13, 2018
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TAPS College Experience | Arlington, Virginia

July 9 - 12, 2018
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Young Adult Louisville Experience | Louisville, Kentucky

July 9 - 12, 2018
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Southern California Good Grief Campout | Julian, California

July 15 - 18, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Southern California Good Grief Campout | Julian, California

July 15 - 18, 2018
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Webinar: Why Aren't You Crying? Understanding Grieving Styles | Course Available | CE Credits available until July 16, 2019

Webinar discussion on the different patterns or styles of grief.

July 17, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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California Surviving Spouses and Surviving Significant Others Retreat | Dana Point, California

July 18 - 22, 2018
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Northern California Wellness Weekend | Occidental, California

July 19 - 22, 2018
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Yellowstone Kayaking Expedition | Jackson Hole, Wyoming

July 26 - 29, 2018
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Ohio Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Dayton, Ohio

July 27 - 29, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Ohio Good Grief Camp | Dayton, Ohio

July 28 - 29, 2018
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Tennessee Family Campout | Bolivar, Tennessee

July 30 - August 2, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Tennessee Family Campout | Bolivar, Tennessee

July 30 - August 2, 2018
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Webinar: Understanding Children’s Grief | Course Available

Webinar discussion on developmental differences in understanding how children respond to grief.

August 7, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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TAPS Caribbean Cruise | Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to the Caribbean

August 18 - 25, 2018
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TAPS and Outward Bound Teen Adventure | Appalachian Trail, Maryland

August 20 - 26, 2018
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Webinar: #grief: Social Media and Mourning | Course Expired

Webinar discussion explores how hospices and other organizations can best utilize social media technology to support grievers.

August 21, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Webinar: Coping with Grief, Reaching Out for Support | Course Available

Webinar discussion on coping with grief and techniques that can help foster healing and growth.

August 23, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Machu Picchu Expedition | Machu Picchu, Peru

August 24 - September 2, 2018
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West Virginia All Populations Retreat | Lansing, West Virginia

August 29 - September 2, 2018
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Texas Family Campout | Bandera, Texas

August 31 - September 3, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Texas Family Campout | Bandera, Texas

August 31 - September 3, 2018
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Colorado Celebrity Classic | Colorado Springs, Colorado

September 6, 2018
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Colorado Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Denver, Colorado

September 7 - 9, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Colorado Good Grief Camp | Denver, Colorado

September 7 - 9, 2018
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The Gary Sinise Foundation Presents the Hollywood Adventure | Los Angeles, California

September 12 - 15, 2018
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Montana Men's Retreat | West Yellowstone, Montana

September 12 - 16, 2018
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Grand Canyon Backpacking Expedition | Kanab, Utah

September 13 - 16, 2018
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TAPS Golf Outing | Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

September 13, 2018
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Understanding and Applying Modern Grief Theory | Course Available

This webinar is for professionals working in or providing counseling in the hospice, palliative care, counseling, hospital, or nursing home environments.

September 14, 2018, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
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TAPS at U.S. Space and Rocket Center Space Camp | Huntsville, Alabama

September 15 - 16, 2018
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3rd Annual SSG Tyler Pickett Memorial Golf Outing | Gouverneur, New York

September 15, 2018, 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
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Spencer Wing 2018 Memorial Golf Tournament | Groton, New York

September 15, 2018
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TAPS Partnership with Outdoor Buddies All-Female Cataract River Trip | Moab, Utah

September 19 - 25, 2018
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Webinar: Suicide, Grief and Trauma - Supporting Veterans and Families of the Fallen | Course Available | CE Credits available until September 18, 2019

Webinar discussion on effective support unique to veterans and military families coping with grief.

September 19, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
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DynCorp International Charity Golf Tournament | Fossil Creek Golf Club, Fort Worth, Texas

September 21, 2018
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Webinar: Counseling Bereaved Teens - Bridging the Communication Gap | Course Available | CE Credits available until September 25, 2019

Join TAPS and the Hospice Foundation of America’s discussion on techniques to effectively communicate with grieving teens.

September 26, 2018, 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
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Webinar: Talking with Teens About Death and Dying - Bridging the Communication Gap | Course Available

Join TAPS Institute webinar for parents/guardians on techniques to communicate and strengthen bonds with their grieving teen.

September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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Hawaii Parents Retreat | Oahu, Hawaii

September 27 - October 1, 2018
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Pacific Crest Trail Backpacking Expedition | Mount Shasta, California

October 5 - 7, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at National Suicide Survivor Good Grief Camp | Palm Harbor, Florida

October 5 - 8, 2018
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National Military Suicide Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, Florida

October 5 - 8, 2018
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Army Ten Miler | Arlington, Virginia

October 7, 2018
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Bank of America Chicago Marathon | Chicago, Illinois

October 7, 2018
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Charleston Moms Retreat | Charleston, South Carolina

October 17 - 21, 2018
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PT Mechanical Group Golf Invitational | Little Mill Country Club, Marlton, New Jersey

October 22, 2018
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Handle with Care- Supporting Your Grieving Body, Mind and Spirit | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

Three session workshop discussion on how to care for your grieving body through nutrition and meditation.

October 24, 2018, 10:30 AM-3:00 PM
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Marine Corps Marathon, 10K, and Kids Run | Arlington, Virginia

October 28, 2018
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Sedona Women's Week of Renewal | Sedona, Arizona

October 28 - November 2, 2018
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New Jersey Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | New Brunswick, New Jersey

November 2 - 4, 2018
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at New Jersey Good Grief Camp | New Brunswick, New Jersey

November 2 - 4, 2018
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Carolina Panthers Salute to Service Weekend for TAPS Families | Charlotte, North Carolina

November 3 - 4, 2018
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TCS New York City Marathon | New York City

November 4, 2018
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Webinar: Passed and Present - Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive | Course Available

Webinar discussion on new and innovative ways to remember and celebrate the family and friends we never want to forget.

November 8, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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TAPS - Band of Runners Trail Running Camp | Palmdale, California

November 9 - 11, 2018
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Old Glory Ultra 50K, Half Marathon, 10K, and Half Marathon Relay | Glen Lyn, Virginia

November 10, 2018
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Los Angeles Rams Salute to Service for TAPS Families | Los Angeles, California

November 10 - 11, 2018
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Land of the Free Golf Classic 2018 | City of Industry, California

November 12, 2018
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Denver Broncos Salute to Service Play 60 Clinic | Englewood, Colorado

November 13, 2018, 4:30 PM-7:00 PM
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Washington Family Campout | Bainbridge Island, Washington

November 15 - 18, 2018
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Webinar: Relaxation Meditation to Ease the Anxiety, Stress & Tension of Grief | Course Available

Discussion on how to reverse the harmful effects of grief and stress using evidence based, easy-to-do meditation practices.

November 15, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Washington Family Campout | Bainbridge Island, Washington

November 16 - 18, 2018
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Atlanta Falcons Salute to Service for TAPS Families | Atlanta, Georgia

November 16 - 19, 2018
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Recipes for Healing Wellness Weekend | New Braunfels, Texas

November 29 - December 2, 2018
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TAPS Afghanistan Fundraiser | Falls Church, Virginia

November 29, 2018
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Webinar: Coping with Waves of Grief During Special Times | Course Available

Discussion on ways to cope and discover blessings and moments of joy amid the challenges of living through special dates without your loved one.

December 4, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Webinar: Understanding the Grief of Addiction and Overdose Death | Course Available

This webinar is designed to help bereaved people understand the dynamics of this unique kind of grief.

December 11, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Webinar: Compassion Meditation for Meaning Making & Posttraumatic Growth | Course Available

Discussion on how to take an active role in how you relate to your new normal.

December 13, 2018, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM