Hospice Grief Services

Free support for anyone grieving the death of a family member or friend.  Please call 518-724-0200 or apply online.

Camp Erin - Albany

Camp Erin - Albany 2019

WHEN: Friday, Sept 20th 5pm - Sunday, Sept 22nd 2:00pm

Drop off / Return: Maria College, 700 New Scotland Ave, Albany


Online Application - Printable Application


Camp Erin - Albany is a free, weekend bereavement camp for youth who are grieving the death of significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6 to 17 attend a weekend camp experience that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities. Led by bereavement professionals and caring volunteers, campers are provided a safe environment to explore their grief, learn essential coping skills, and make friends with peers who are also grieving.


60 campers attend Camp Erin - Albany annually, all of which:
  • Are aged 6-17 years old
  • Have experienced the death of a family member or friend
  • Have lost their loved one due to illness, homicide, suicide, natural causes, or an accident
  • Have lost their loved one recently, or many years ago
  • Are attending Camp Erin for the first time
  • Are required to attend a Camp Erin Info Session and the Ice Cream Social with a legal guardian


Requirements for Camp Erin - Albany 2019

  • Grief Services Application – Due by August 1 - must be completed by the legal guardian
  • Guardian and children must meet with a Grief Counselor face-to-face at our offices
  • All paperwork and a photo of the child must be submitted prior to reserving a camper spot

Once accepted for Camp Erin, families must:
  • Attend the Ice Cream Social, Saturday September 7th, 2019, 2pm-4pm at Maria College
  • Attend Camp Erin Weekend, Friday Sept 20, 5:00pm – Sunday Sept 22, 2:00pm

 

View our photographs from previous years:

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 20162017, 2018


For more information, please call Dana Carll, LMHC 518-285-8137.