Camp Erin Indianapolis

Camp Erin Indy

Camp Erin Indy is a free, weekend bereavement camp for children and teens ages 6‐17 who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It is a fun, traditional camp combined with grief education, peer bonding, and emotional support led by grief support professionals and trained volunteers. Camp Erin Indy is part of The Moyer Foundation’s national Camp Erin program.

2018 Camps

Registration still open!

CAMPERS: We are accepting applications for the Camp Erin 2018 waitlist. During the first 2 weeks of June, we will be contacting those families who have completed the online application to schedule face to face screenings to finalize registration.

VOLUNTEERS: We have reached capacity for onsite volunteers. We are still in need of volunteers for our Sunday Family Program (August 19 and September 23). Please complete the application and a member of our team will contact you!

Thank you so much for your interest in Camp Erin® Indy. We are excited to announce that in 2018 there will be two sessions for Camp Erin Indy. Our goal is to serve a total of 160 youth! The dates are as follows:

  • August 17-19
  • September 21-23

Families will meet with a member of our Camp Erin leadership team to determine which session will most appropriately meet the needs of each family.

For Campers For Volunteers

Camp Erin Indy provides support to caregivers through our Family Program.

Camp Erin Indy is part of a continuum of grief support offered by Community Health Network. For more information on others grief support services, please visit

Camp Erin Indianapolis

About Camp Erin

Camp Erin is the largest national bereavement program for youth grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6‐17 attend a transformational weekend camp that combines traditional, fun camp activities with grief education and emotional support, free of charge for all families. Led by grief professionals and trained volunteers, Camp Erin provides a unique opportunity for youth to increase levels of hope, enhance self‐esteem, and especially to learn that they are not alone. The Moyer Foundation partners with hospices and bereavement organizations to bring hope and healing to thousands of grieving children and teens each year.

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More About Camp Erin

Contact Camp Erin

Kelly Petersohn
9894 E. 121st St.
Fishers, IN 46037
Phone: 317-621-4227

2017 Camp a Success!

We served 101 youth and their families with the dedicated support and compassion of 100 volunteers!

  • 100% of campers reported that they learned and know that they are not alone in their grief.
  • 96% reported that they know several healthy ways to express their grief.
  • 100% reported that they have at least one support person.
  • 95% reported they whey would recommend Camp Erin.
  • 100% of caregivers who attended our Family Program reported a positive experience.
  • More than 2/3 of our campers indicated a desire to volunteer at Camp Erin when they are old enough to do so!

How We've Grown

Support Camp Erin

Since its launch, attendance at Camp Erin Indianapolis continues to grow, and the program requires additional generosity to sustain the need for its long-term impact and success. For only $300, you can send a child or teen to Camp Erin Indianapolis, offering them comfort and healing in their time of need.

Will you seize this opportunity to change a life?
Designate an online gift to "Other: Camp Erin" or use the mail-in form.

Online Gift

Download: Flyer and Gift Form