When and where is Camp Erin – Albany?

  • Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th, 2015 

  • Camp Erin - Albany be held at the Fowler Camp and Retreat Center on Sacandaga Lake in Speculator, NY. 

  • Bus transportation will be available to all campers, and will depart from and return to a predetermined location in Albany.

Who can apply to Camp Erin - Albany?

  • Any child or teen, aged 6 – 17 years old who has experienced a death-related loss in their lifetime.

  • It does not matter if the loved one was a participant of Hospice services or not.

  • It does not matter how long ago the death occurred.

  • It does not matter what county or state you reside in, as long as you are willing to travel to Albany, NY for all events. 

How much does it cost?

  • Camp Erin - Albany is free for all campers and volunteers.

What happens after I submit an application?

  • Applications are due by: JULY 1st 2015.  Due to space limitations, we can only accept 60 campers a year.

  • Interviews will be conducted in May through July.  We will call to schedule an onsite interview (required).

  • Acceptance letters will be send out in August by email.

  • The Ice Cream Social is a required event for all accepted campers, held Sunday, September 8th.

  • Camp Erin Weekend will be held Friday, September 25th - Sunday, September 27th, 2015

We can only accept 60 campers per year, so please apply as soon as possible!

Applications are due by JULY 1ST 2015

Please return all applications to:
The Community Hospice
Macedonia Baptist Church
Attn: Tara Hempel, LMSW
26 Wilson Ave., Albany, NY 12205