Frequently Asked Questions about Camp Erin-Philadelphia
When does Camp take place this year?
The weekend of May 15-17, 2015
Who can attend Camp Erin-Philadelphia?
Camp Erin-Philadelphia is open to children ages 6-17 who experienced the death of someone important in their lives. In most cases, we recommend that a child not attend the camp until at least six months after the death.
What activities are offered?
Arts and crafts, climbing wall, ropes course, "ga ga" ball, camp fires, music, and other activities are all part of the Camp Erin-Philadelphia experience. Campers also participate in remembrance activities throughout the weekend.
What is the registration process and cost?
The parents or guardians of each potential camper are required to complete and submit an application for each child who would like to attend.
Thanks to a generous grant from The Moyer Foundation, the support of Diamond Ridge Camps and generous contributions from other donors, Camp Erin-Philadelphia is free to all campers.
How can I help?
By making a donation to Camp Erin-Philadelphia, you can help send a child to camp. Click here to make a donation to Camp Erin-Philadelphia and select "Camp Erin-Philadelphia" in the drop-down menu. You can also call 1-800-700-8807 or send a check or money order to:
c/o Penn Wissahickon Hospice
150 Monument Road, Suite 300
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19104