Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for children who have been impacted by substance abuse in their families. It is offered free of charge to all families. Children ages 9 to 12 attend transformational weekend camps multiple times a year and participate in fun traditional camp activities combined with education and support exercises led by mental health professionals and trained mentors. Camp Mariposa provides a safe, fun and supportive environment critical to helping to break the cycle of addiction.
Camp Mariposa is held at Camp Men-O-Lan in Quakertown, PA (Bucks County) on the following weekends:
- April 5–7, 2019
- June 14-16, 2019
- August 23–25, 2019
- November 8-10, 2019
For more information about Camp Mariposa, please contact Jennifer Villare, Camp Mariposa Director, at 267.404.5035 or email@example.com.
Penn Foundation offers Camp Mariposa in partnership with Eluna, a public, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to provide comfort, hope and healing to children and families affected by grief and addiction. Founded in 2000 by Major League Baseball pitcher Jamie Moyer and child advocate Karen Phelps Moyer, Eluna supports thousands of children and families each year through its free signature programs and services. Camp Erin® is the largest national bereavement program for children and teens grieving the death of someone significant in their lives. Camp Mariposa® is an addiction prevention and mentoring program for children impacted by the substance abuse of a family member. Eluna’s Resource Center extends its continuum of care by providing robust online resources and personalized support for families experiencing grief or addiction. For more information, please visit www.elunanetwork.org.