A weekend camp for grieving children & teens
Camp Erin-Philadelphia is a weekend overnight camp for children who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life, such as a parent, sibling, other family member or friend. The camp combines traditional, fun, high-energy camp activities with grief education and support.
Brochure and Applications
- 2015 Camp Erin Brochure [0.89 Mb]
At Camp Erin-Philadelphia, each camper has the opportunity to remember their loved one, develop grief skills and enjoy a positive camp experience. The camp is staffed by licensed social workers/counselors and trained community volunteers.
To learn more, visit the David Bradley Children's Bereavement Program web site, part of Penn Wissahickon Hospice. Camp Erin-Philadelphia was developed in partnership with The Moyer Foundation.
Support Camp Erin by Participating or Sponsoring Care to Carry On 5K Walk/Run
Penn Medicine and The Care for the Cure Foundation invite you and your family to run, walk, hop, skip or jump your way through the Philadelphia Zoo to help raise awareness about children's grief and the support they need to carry on in a healthy way.
About the Moyer Foundation
The Moyer Foundation was founded in July 2000 by Major League All-Star pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen. The foundation's mission is to provide comfort and support to children enduring times of profound physical, emotional or financial distress. For more information, visit The Moyer Foundation website.