Children's Grief Support Services
Camp Erin Montgomery County
Friday, May 21, 2021 - Sunday, May 23, 2021
Camp Erin is a dynamic, free program led by grief professionals and caring volunteers that provides space for kids to share their stories, discover they're not alone and find helpful, fun ways to process grief. Space is limited, reserve your spot now! This opportunity is for those who have not previously attended Camp Erin.
Friday, May 21, 2021, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In-car kick-off for campers and families at Bar-T Ranch, Laytonsville, MD
Pizza dinner for the entire family
"Camp in a Box" provided to each camper free of charge,
including all camp supplies and fun surprises
Saturday, May 22, 2021, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Virtual Zoom activities for campers with frequent breaks
Sunday, May 23, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Optional virtual Zoom activities for campers
To apply to attend Camp Erin, download and submit our camper application.
Application Deadline: Friday, May 7, 2021, 3:00 pm
Sí su familia necesita ayuda para completer la aplicación, comuniquese con Maria J. Alvarez a su correo electronico; firstname.lastname@example.org para poder ayudarle.
"Camp in a Box"
"Memory Wall" from Virtual Camp Erin, Fall 2020
"Drum It Out!"
Percussionist Josh Robinson will facilitate an interactive workshop, "Drum It Out!" that teaches campers to use drumming as a coping tool, a vehicle for healthy expression/emotional release, and a fun way to connect with others. Participants will make their own drums and get a pair of drumsticks to keep! More information at www.joshrobinsondrums.com.
Camp Erin Montgomery County, offered free of charge, was created and is supported in part by Eluna, a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction. Founded in 2000 in Seattle by former MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer and child advocate Karen Phelps Moyer, Eluna was originally called The Moyer Foundation and launched a series of programs supporting thousands of children and families annually at no cost to them. Camp Erin® is the largest national network of grief programs for bereaved children and teens.
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
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. Its straightforward design makes it easy to search for articles, videos, activities, and referrals to local programs.
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!