Camp Erin® Boston

Welcome to our new website!

2017  Camper and Volunteer
Applications are now available!

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.

Camper Information

Sessions &  Interviews

Please complete the camper application at the bottom of the camper page found here. You can also                 contact Camp Director, Jennifer Wiles at           508-309-5107 or for more information.




Click and watch the Camp Erin Boston video above.

Camp Erin Boston 2017
We are offering two sessions of Camp Erin Boston this year! Each camper may choose one session to attend.
  • Camp Erin Boston Session One Friday, June 9th, - Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest, Amesbury, MA
  • Camp Erin Boston Session Two Friday, August 18th, - Sunday, August 20th, 2017
      at Camp Bauercrest, Amesbury, MA

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

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 MLB
pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife Karen, 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.
Camp Mariposa® is an addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth impacted by the
substance abuse of a family member. The Moyer Foundation Resource Center extends the
Foundation’s continuum of care by providing robust online resources and personalized support for
families experiencing grief or addiction. 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.