Children's Grief Support Services 

Camp Erin Montgomery County

Camp Erin Montgomery County 2022 

 Friday, May 13 - Sunday, May 15, 2022

Camp Erin is an overnight weekend camp for children and teens, who are grieving the death of someone close to them.


Children and teens ages 6-17, who are grieving the death of someone close to them



Campers participate in a wide range of activities including:

  • Sharing memories

  • Expressive arts

  • Trust and bonding activities

  • Campfire and drumming circle

  • Recreation and outdoor activities


Friday, May 13 - Sunday, May 15, 2022


Bar-T Mountainside, 2914 Roderick Rd, Urbana, MD 21704.
​Round-trip transportation is provided to and from the
CaringMatters Cottage in Gaithersburg, MD.


Camp Erin allows youth to: 

  • Tell their story in a safe environment

  • Process grief in healthy ways

  • Meet friends facing similar circumstances

  • Learn they are not alone

  • Build a tool-box of coping skills

  • Honor and memorialize loved ones

  • Have fun!


Camp Erin Montgomery County, was created and is supported in part by The Eluna Network.


Register: Camp Erin 2022 - Download camper application.


If you have questions, please contact Eva Cowen, 301-869-4673,

Sí su familia necesita ayuda para completer la aplicación, comuniquese con Maria J. Alvarez a su correo electronico; para poder ayudarle.


Volunteers: Download our volunteer application. On April 23, 2022, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, there will be a mandatory one-day training session. Lunch will be provided.


All Volunteers: Download our volunteer reference form. (New volunteers are required to submit THREE reference forms. Returning volunteers must submit ONE reference form). 

For registration or information,

on Camp Erin Montgomery 2022, contact Eva Cowen, 301-869-4673 or

Download the Camp Erin Brochure

Thank you to our major Camp Erin sponsors:

Bar - T, Inc.
The Eluna Network

The George Preston Marshall Foundation

The Dick and Jody Vilardo Foundation

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Camp Erin Montgomery 2019 

Thank you to our talented volunteer photographers, Audrey Rothstein and Jim Griffin, for documenting the magic, the impact and  the healing spirit of Camp Erin!

Camp Erin Montgomery 2018

Video by Montgomery County Council Television

Camp Erin Montgomery 2018 Photo Montage

Thank you to our volunteer photographers,

Audrey Rothstein, Joe Richardson, Marvin Sirkis and Tomy Pinto,

for capturing the magic of Camp Erin 2018!

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circle of kids
photos remembering loved ones