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Camp Mariposa

Club Member Services

Camp Mariposa is a year-round addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth aged 9-18 affected by the substance use disorder of a family member. Camp Mariposa builds knowledge, life skills, confidence and provides an opportunity for youth to connect with peers and caring adult mentors at transformational weekend camps every other month for a year or more. Additional social and educational activities are offered for youth, alumni and their families throughout the year. All Camp Mariposa activities are provided free of charge.

At Camp Mariposa, youth are empowered to:

  • Connect with friends facing similar situations
  • Develop trusting relationships with adult mentors
  • Reduce feelings of isolation and guilt
  • Accept that addiction is a disease
  • Build confidence and critical life skills
  • Have fun
"Camp has helped me so much. I have learned that I am not alone and that I'm not the only one with my family's problem. I have learned how to cope with my anger and depression. I know now that I did not cause the problem and I cannot cure it." -Rowan, age 12

To enroll a young person in our Camp Mariposa Program please download a copy of our youth application by clicking here, and return to Ashley Fudala, our Senior Director of Program Operations at afudala@bgcn.com


We are currently looking for caring adults that would truly like to make a difference in a child’s life by becoming one of our volunteer mentors we ask that you commit to attending four camp weekends throughout the year. For more information on volunteering, please see contact Ashley Fudala by email.

To download our Camp Mariposa informational flyer, please click here. For a mentor application, please click here

To Contact us through email, please fill out the form below:

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Camp Mariposa Nashua was created and is supported in part by Eluna. 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. For more information, please visit elunanetwork.org

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