John Christie

Volunteer Profile – John Christie



How many camps have you attended?

At least eight or nine!

Why do you volunteer for Feel the Magic®?

To honour the memory of my niece.

What is your favourite season and why?

Autumn, watching the connections start and to witness the space being created.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve heard about grief?

It’s different for everyone.

What inspires you about our campers?

Bravery, resilience and their empathy towards other Campers.

A final note from John:

Since attending Camp I have worked on my own grief and my personal growth has given me a new lease on life. I often wonder what I’d be doing with my life if it wasn’t for Camp Magic and the amazing people I’ve met through it.