One young woman's concern for other children coping with death inspired the creation of Camp Erin. Learn more ›
Camp Erin allows a grieving child or teen to be with others who have similar feelings, and to build friendships with this understanding. Learn more ›
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If you know a family who might be interested in learning more about Camp Erin, please encourage them to contact our Camp Erin Coordinator, CampErinPortland@providence.org or 503-215-5879.
Created and supported by The Moyer Foundation, Camp Erin® is the largest network of free bereavement camps in the country designed for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. It 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.
Camp Erin 2017 will be held from August 11-13, 2017 at Camp Kuratli in Boring, Oregon.
Attn: Camp Erin Coordinator
6410 NE Halsey Street, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97213
Fax: 503-537-1677 (Attn: Camp Erin)
Learn more about how Camp Erin helps children cope with a loss of a close family member and how Providence volunteers are helping in their healing. Watch now ›
Camp Erin is a network of bereavement camps all across the country – established in 2002 in Everett, WA though a partnership with the Moyer Foundations and Providence Hospice. It is named after a remarkable teenager...
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