Camp Erin® South Louisiana

October 26-28

Camp Erin®, created and funded by The Moyer Foundation, is the largest nationwide network of free overnight bereavement camps for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. This camp gives campers a therapeutic and fun filled camp experience with other kids in similar situations.  Campers enjoy varied activities.  Additionally, kids are given the opportunity to develop age-appropriate, individualized coping skills and given emotional support to help with the grief associated with losing a loved one.

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*Please note this is a new way to register for Camp Erin. If you have any questions, contact Whitney Craig at 225-927-2273 or wcraig@cancerservices.org.

 

Volunteer Counselors

Our camps would not be possible without the help of some amazing volunteers! Applications are now available for Camp Erin.

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Camp Care

Summer 2019

Camp Care is our summer day camp for children currently in treatment and/or three years out of treatment or with a sibling in that situation. Campers must be between the ages of 5 to 13 to attend. Campers enjoy varied activities, including fishing, rock climbing, laser tag, movies and much more. An on-site nurse or doctor provides medical oversight while the children have fun in a safe environment. An application is required for each child.

 

CAMP CLIMB

Summer 2019

Camp Climb is our summer day camp for children who have a parent or guardian currently in active cancer treatment or those who are up to three years post-active treatment. Campers must be between the ages of 6-12 to attend. This camp gives campers a therapeutic and fun filled camp experience with other kids in similar situations.  Campers enjoy varied activities, including rock climbing, laser tag, movies and more.  Additionally, kids are given the opportunity to develop age-appropriate, individualized coping skills and given emotional support to help with feelings associated with having a parent or guardian dealing with cancer. An application is required for each child.

 

CAMP SPOTLIGHT

Summer 2019

Manship Theatre and Cancer Services present Camp Spotlight, a theater camp for children affected by cancer. Children sing, dance and have a great time while honing their acting skills. Campers focus on these disciplines while working on a final performance with scenes and songs from some of their favorite musicalsLIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!

Cancer Services is Here to Help!

As with all of Cancer Services’ programs and services, camps are free of charge. For more information, please call us at 225-927-2273.