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Camp Erin Family Camp

2022 Camp Erin Family Camp
Supporting Families Grieving a COVID-19 Loss

October 8 | Saturday | 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Mourning Hope Grief Center | Lincoln, Nebraska

The Mourning Hope Grief Center is partnering with Eluna to offer a free Camp Erin® Family Camp for families grieving the death of someone from COVID-19.

Led by bereavement professionals and caring volunteers, Camp Erin combines grief education, emotional support and fun, traditional camp activities. At Camp Erin, families:

  • Explore their grief
  • Learn essential coping skills
  • Make connections with other families with shared grief experiences 

Frontline healthcare workers and their families who have experienced a COVID-19 death are encouraged to apply.

This special opportunity is made possible through a partnership with the Brave of Heart Fund, founded by the Foundations of New York Life and Cigna and administered by E4E Relief.

Applications must be received by Friday, September 8, 2022. "Family" is defined as at least one child age 6-17 and one adult caregiver.


 

Camp Erin FAQ

Q: How much does camp cost?

A: Through a partnership with the Brave of Heart Fund, founded by the Foundations of New York Life and Cigna and administered by E4E Relief, Camp Erin Family Camp is free to all families.

Q: Who can attend Camp Erin Family Camp?

A: Familes who have experienced the death of someone from COVID-19 may attend Camp Erin Family Camp.

Q: What are the COVID-19 protocols?

A: Camp Erin's priority is the safety and well-being of campers and volunteers. Safety practices will be communicated prior to the camp program, and some programming may be rescheduled, cancelled or provided in a virtual setting.

Q: Who is the Camp Erin Family Camp contact?

A: The camp is staffed by bereavement professionals from the Mourning Hope Grief Center and community volunteers who are professionally trained by Mourning Hope staff. If you have any questions about Camp Erin Family Camp, please contact Pam Dinneen at pdinneen@mourninghope.org or 402.488.8989.


 

Eluna Resource Center

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. In addition, Eluna offers free personalized recommendations with a 24-hour turn-around.

Eluna's resources specific to COVID-19 are available here.

About Eluna

Eluna is a public, 501(c)(3) nonprofit 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 Eluna 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 elunanetwork.org.