A Children & Teens Grief Support Camp
Roberta's House is proud to be a recipient of The Moyer Foundation and will be hosting a Camp Erin(R) Baltimore in 2018. Camp Erin, the largest bereavement camp in the country, is designed for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. It is a 3 day-long experience filled with traditional, fun, camp activities combined with grief education and emotional support -- lead 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 weekend is offered free to all families.
New Dates for 2018 are August 10th-12th, 2018.
“The Moyer Foundation partners with healthcare and bereavement organizations in local communities to help fund, develop and grow Camp Erin nationwide.”
About The Moyer Foundation and Camp Erin
The Moyer Foundation is a public, 501(c)(3) 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, Major League All-Star pitcher, Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen, The Foundation created and supports two signature programs. Camp Erin(R) is the nation's largest network of free bereavement camps for grieving children and teens ages 6-17. Camp Mariposa(R) is a free, first-of-its-kind program for children ages 9-12 impacted by a a family member's addiction. With the community’s support, The Moyer Foundation creates and funds programs that directly serve the needs of children in physical, emotional or financial distress.
Camp Erin is a traditional, fun weekend camp combined with grief education and emotional support. With approximately 45 camp locations nationwide, Camp Erin is the largest bereavement camp in the country, serving nearly 12,600 children since 2002. With the community’s support of the Campaign for Kids, The Moyer Foundation plans to establish as many as 60 new camps nationwide- including at least one camp in every Major League Baseball city.
Camp Erin is facilitated through a partnership with a local hospice or grief support agency. Together, these organizations and The Moyer Foundation raise funds to help establish new camps, bringing the healing experience of Camp Erin to children in more communities each year.
If Documents Are Needed, You Can Download Them Here!
Camp Erin 2018 Pre Application
Camp Erin Application 2018