After careful deliberation, Camp Erin Philadelphia is cancelled for 2021. We are not accepting new camper applications, but please contact us at to receive updates and information regarding other child bereavement resources and Camp Erin Philadelphia 2022.

Logo of Camp Erin Philadelphia Camp Erin® Philadelphia, a program of the David Bradley Children’s Bereavement Program, is a free weekend bereavement camp 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. Camp Erin Philadelphia was created and is supported in part by Eluna. For more information, please visit

Download the Camp Erin Philadelphia Flyer

Camp Erin-Philadelphia: A Place for Grieving Kids to Heal

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.

Eluna Resource Center

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 which offers online tools, local referrals and personalized phone and email support for families experiencing grief, addiction and other related issues. 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.

Screenshot of the Eluna Resource Center homepage

Contact Camp Erin

If you have any questions about Camp Erin Philadelphia, please contact us:

Opportunities to Give

Make a gift to the Camp Erin Philadelphia Fund.

Donate to Camp Erin

In This Section

Frequently Asked Questions

Read a list of frequently asked questions about attending, applying and donating to Camp Erin.

Camp Erin Camper Application

Instructions on how to apply to be a camper at Camp Erin or request more information about the program.

Volunteer Application

There are many opportunities to be a volunteer for Camp Erin - Philadelphia. Our volunteers report that their experience is moving and enriching—and sometimes life changing!

Share This Page: