Camp Erin® Boston

Camp Erin® Boston is a FREE weekend overnight camp for children and teens ages 6 through 17 who have
 experienced the death of someone close to them in their lifetime.
This three day, two night experience is
filled with traditional and fun camp activities combined with grief education and emotional support facilitated by grief professionals and trained, caring volunteers.
The Eluna Network partners with bereavement programs in local communities to help fund, develop, and grow Camp Erin nationwide. CareGroup Parmenter HomeCare & Hospice, Inc. is the Boston area Camp Erin provider.

For more information please contact:
Jennifer Wiles, Camp Director at
508-309-5107 or



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Dates and location for Camp Erin Boston 2020 will be announced in January, 2020.

Please see Camper/Volunteer pages for applications and additional information.


Our Story


CareGroup Parmenter Hospice has provided bereavement support services to children and teens since 1992. In 2012, they became an official partner of the Camp Erin® Network.
Camp Erin Boston and the HEARTplay℠  bereavement programs are substantially funded by The Parmenter Foundation. 


Eluna is 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, Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention
and mentoring program for youth impacted by a family member's substance use disorder, and The Moyer
Foundation Resource Center offers online tools, local referrals and personalized phone and email support
for families experiencing grief, addiction and other related issues. For more information, please visit



Additional Funding is Provided by The Cummings Foundation

CareGroup Parmenter Home Care & Hospice, Inc. is a proud member of the:


All photos on this site are courtesy of Shay Siladi, Roberta Altamari, and Tori Powell.