Camp Mariposa® Everett is a year-round addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth affected by the substance use disorder of a family member. Youth ages 9-12 attend weekend camps up to six times a year. Weekend camps offer fun, traditional camp activities combined with education and support sessions led by mental health professionals and trained adult mentors.
Additional social activities are offered for youth and their families throughout the year. Many Camp Mariposa® locations offer programs for teens ages 13-17. All program activities are offered free of charge to families. Camp Mariposa® Everett is part of Eluna’s national Camp Mariposa® program.
The camp is led by Compass Health’s Children’s Intensive Services mental health professionals. Compass Health staff and volunteer Mentors provide therapeutic activities in a beautiful camp setting.
2022 Camp Mariposa® Dates*:
- June 28-30 – Overnight Camp
- August 23rd – Mariners Game
- September 16-18 – Overnight Camp
- October 21-23 – Overnight Camp
- December 2-4 – Overnight Camp
*Disclaimer that dates are subject to change due as required by agency and state guidelines.
Camp Mariposa® Contact Information:
Become a Mentor:
During the camp weekend, mentors join Children’s Intensive Services staff onsite for the entire weekend and are responsible for campers assigned to them at all times. Mentors provide a positive, fun, supportive, and energetic atmosphere for campers. They participate in sharing activities, eat meals, and share a cabin with their assigned campers. Mentors also participate in group activities with youth and their families between camp sessions.
To inquire about mentor opportunities please email email@example.com.
Eluna is a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction. Founded in 2000 in Seattle by former MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer and child advocate Karen Phelps Moyer, Eluna was originally called The Moyer Foundation and launched a series of programs supporting thousands of children and families annually at no cost to them. Camp Erin® is the largest national network of grief programs for bereaved children and teens, Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth impacted by a family member’s substance use disorder, and the Eluna Resource Center offers online tools, local referrals and personalized phone and email support for families experiencing grief, addiction and other related issues. For more information, please visit elunanetwork.org.
The Eluna Resource Center: https://elunanetwork.org/resources