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.
Additional educational, social, and mentoring activities are offered for campers, teens, and their families throughout the year. These activities build knowledge, coping skills, confidence, and an opportunity to connect with one another. Led by mental health professionals and trained volunteers, Camp Mariposa provides a safe, fun and supportive environment critical to help break the cycle of addiction.
Camp Mariposa is held at Camp Men-O-Lan in Quakertown, PA (Bucks County) on the following weekends:
- February 9–11, 2018
- April 6–8, 2018
- May 18–20, 2018
- August 24–26, 2018
- October 12–14, 2018
- December 7–9, 2018
For more information about Camp Mariposa, please contact Candis Ubiles, Camp Mariposa Director, at 267.404.5007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Moyer Foundation
Penn Foundation offers Camp Mariposa in partnership with The Moyer Foundation, 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 his wife Karen, The Moyer Foundation 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. The Moyer Foundation Resource Center extends the Foundation’s continuum of care by providing robust online resources and personalized support for families experiencing grief or addiction. For more information, please visit www.moyerfoundation.org.