Camp Erin® is a special three day camp designed for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them.
Camp Erin is a weekend-long experience filled with traditional, fun camp activities combined with grief education and emotional support - led by grief professionals and trained volunteers. Camp Erin provides a unique opportunity for peer bonding between children and teens facing a similar life circumstance. Camp Erin is offered free to all families.
Children from military families are invited and encouraged to apply. Please include Consent & Release form with any application.
About The Moyer Foundation and Camp Erin
The Moyer Foundation partners with healthcare and bereavement organizations in local communities to help fund, develop and grow Camp Erin nationwide.”and teens ages 6-17.
Camp Erin is a traditional, fun weekend camp combined with grief education and emotional support. With 41 camps across the country, Camp Erin is the largest bereavement camp in the country, serving more than 2,600 children annually.
The Moyer Foundation is a public, 501(c)(3) non‐profit organization with a mission to provide comfort, hope and healing to children affected by loss and family addiction. Founded in 2000 by World Series champion pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife Karen, The Foundation created and supports two signature programs. Camp Erin® is the nation's largest network of free bereavement camps for grieving children and teens ages 6 ‐ 17. Camp Mariposa® is a free, first‐of‐its‐kind program for children ages 9‐12 impacted by a family member's addiction. For more information on The Moyer Foundation and its programs, please visit www.moyerfoundation.org.
Camp Erin Parents Blog
An online interactive community dedicated for parents who, along with their child, have experienced the loss of someone close to them. The goal is to provide a safe and warm environment, and support network allowing parents to share their story, ask questions and gain information necessary in moving forward.