Applications for Camp Erin Boston 2019 will be available in January, 2019!

Camp Erin® Boston

Welcome to our new website!

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 volunteers. The Moyer Foundation has partnered with CareGroup Parmenter as the Boston area Camp Erin provider.
The 2018 camper application will be available January 2018.
For more information please contact:
Jennifer Wiles, Camp Director at
508-309-5107 or




Click and watch the Camp Erin Boston video above.

Camp Erin Boston 2018 was held
Friday, August 17, 2018- Sunday, August 19, 2018
at Camp Avoda in Middleboro, MA.

Please stay tuned for more information about our 2019 Camp season!

Coming January, 2019.


Our Story

The Parmenter Foundation

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. 

The Moyer Foundation

About The Moyer Foundation
The Moyer Foundation is a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to provide comfort, hope and healing to children and families affected by grief and addiction. Founded in 2000 by former MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer and child advocate Karen Phelps Moyer, The Moyer Foundation supports thousands of children and families each year through its free signature programs and services. Camp Erin® is the largest national bereavement program for children and teens grieving the death of someone significant in their lives and Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth impacted by a family member's substance use disorder. The Moyer Foundation Resource Center extends The Foundation’s continuum of care by providing a curated set of online resources with 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




All photos on this site are courtesy of Shay Fitzpatrick and Roberta Altamari.