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.
Please contact Jennifer Mauceri
for more information or to request an application.
You may also download a copy of the application. Please note that space is limited and campers are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Preference is given to first-time Camp Erin attendees.
Children from military families are invited and encouraged to apply. Please include Consent & Release form with any application.
About Eluna and Camp Erin
Camp Erin is the largest national bereavement program for youth who are grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6 to 17 attend a weekend camp experience that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities. Led by bereavement professionals and caring volunteers, campers are provided a safe environment to explore their grief, learn essential coping skills, and make friends with peers who are also grieving. Additional services are offered to support the whole family outside of the camp weekend. Through a network of partnerships with bereavement programs in local communities across the US and Canada, Camp Erin brings hope and healing to thousands of children and families annually and is offered at no cost to families. For more information, please visit elunanetwork.org.
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.
Eluna partners with bereavement programs in local communities to help fund, develop and grow Camp Erin® nationwide. For more information, please visit elunanetwork.org.
Eluna is a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction. Founded in 2000 in Seattle by former MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer and child advocate Karen Phelps Moyer, Eluna was originally called The Moyer Foundation and launched a series of programs supporting thousands of children and families annually at no cost to them. Camp Erin® is the largest national network of grief programs for bereaved children and teens, Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth impacted by a family member's substance use disorder, and the Eluna Resource Center offers online tools, local referrals and personalized phone and email support for families experiencing grief, addiction and other related issues. For more information, please visit elunanetwork.org.
Looking for important grief resources to help a child, friend or family member in your community or nationwide? We are proud to share the Eluna Resource Center. Its straightforward design makes it easy to search for articles, videos, activities, and referrals to local programs. In addition, Eluna offers free personalized recommendations with a 24-hour turn-around.
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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.