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CAMP ERIN SANTA CRUZ: A Weekend Camp for Grieving Kids and Teens

CAMP ERIN SANTA CRUZ: A Weekend Camp for Grieving Kids and Teens

Registration is now open for Camp Erin Santa Cruz 2017!

Camp Erin© Santa Cruz is a weekend-long camp for children and teens in Santa Cruz County, the greater Monterey Bay, Silicon Valley, and other areas. Camp Erin helps children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone special to process their feelings of grief and loss in a healthy manner.

This year, camp will be held October 6-8, 2017. Spots are free of charge and go fast, so we recommend reserving your camper’s spot while space is available.

Held at Mount Hermon Redwood Camp, the rustic camp among the towering Redwood trees is the ideal setting for a fun, supportive camp experience. It combines traditional, fun camp activities (like archery, swimming, ziplining, and arts & crafts) with grief education and emotional support. Activities are facilitated by grief support professionals and trained volunteers.

Campers learn that they are not alone in their grief

Camp Erin serves kids through engaging activities and interactions that strengthen peer-to-peer connections. Campers learn that they are not alone; they are in the company of peers who understand. Every year, Camp Erin cultivates a relaxed, safe, and supportive setting — one that allows kids to express their emotions, share their grief, and learn positive coping skills.

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For more information, or to apply please call Julie Lockwood at (831) 430-3000 or email

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