Where children learn to grieve and heal.

Insider updates from the Camp Erin Department.

Thanks for stopping by the Camp Erin Blog! You will not only find the most up to date info happening with Camp Erins across the country, but also some great resources and applicable information for grieving families.

Camp Erin is the largest bereavement camp in the country - designed for youth ages 6-17 who are grieving the loss of someone close to them. It is a weekend-long experience filled with traditional, fun, camp activities combined with grief education and emotional support — facilitated by grief professionals and trained volunteers from local hospice and grief counseling agencies. Camp Erin is the largest network of bereavement camps in the United States with 36 camps in 23 states. More than 2,500 greiving children and teens will receive the healing experience of Camp Erin this year!

December 5, 2008

Good news from St. Louis!

Congratulations to Camp Erin - St. Louis agency Annie's Hope. Their existing Camp Courage program has won the American Camp Association's Eleanor P. Eels Award for Program Excellence. Hole in the Wall camp created by Paul Newman won it a few years ago. They will travel to Florida to accept the award in February. Great job Becky and team!