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What is Camp Erin®?

Registration is now closed for the 2017 year. If you have any questions or concerns about your previously submitted application, please contact Michele Smith at 613-932-3451 or 1-800-267-1741.

 

Camp Erin is a weekend, overnight camp for children aged 6 to 17 who have experienced the death of someone significant in their life.  It is a traditional, fun, high energy camp combined with grief education and emotional support. 

 

Download the brochure here.

 

The Goal of Camp Erin®

 

To help normalize the grief process for the children.  It provides a safe method and place where they can grieve with other children who have experienced a loss.

 

Cost to Attend: Free of charge. Please note that applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis due to limited spaces being available. 

  

Camp Erin® Eastern Ontario Dates: June 16, 17 & 18, 2017

 

Camper and Volunteer Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

 

What makes Camp Erin® in Eastern Ontario possible?

 

A partnership between the Moyer Foundation and Carefor Health & Community Services.  The fundraising efforts of Carefor enables it to run the camp in Eastern Ontario. 

 

Staffed by social workers, nurses and community volunteers who are professionally trained in bereavement best practices, they mix traditional camp fun with providing comfort, hope and healing to children affected by the loss of someone dear to them. 

 

Camp Erin® blends play, help for grieving kids - CBC News report

 

"One Last Hug" - HBO Documentary Films. A preview of what Camp Erin is all about.

 

For more information about Camp Erin® Eastern Ontario

Email camperin@carefor.ca  or call (613) 932-3451 or 1(800) 267-1741

 

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Camper Sign Up

All documents below are required in the camper sign up process. Please note that the information package is for your information only and does not require any action. Once you have completed the application package, please submit it by email to camperin@carefor.ca, fax (613-932-0998) or drop it off in person at the Carefor office (205 Amelia Street, Cornwall).

 

Camper Application Package - Applications Closed

                         

Camper Information Package

 

For more information about Camp Erin® Eastern Ontario or help with the application process:

 

Email camperin@carefor.ca  or call (613) 932-3451 or 1(800) 267-1741

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Volunteers Needed

Camp Erin Eastern Ontario accepts applications for various volunteer support positions. Download the application and information packages below. Once you have completed the application package, please submit it by email to camperin@carefor.ca, fax (613-932-0998) or drop it off in person at the Carefor office (205 Amelia Street, Cornwall). 

 

Volunteer Application Package - Applications Closed

 

Volunteer Information Package

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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