OVERDOSE LIFELINE

Camp Mariposa-Aaron’s Place is a year-round addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth affected by the substance use disorder of a family member. Children and teens attend transformational weekend camps six times a year at Jameson Camp (starting in April, 2021). Youth ages 9-12 participate in fun, traditional camp activities combined with educational and support sessions led by mental health professionals and trained adult mentors. Teens are given a unique opportunity to continue their involvement in Camp Mariposa-Aaron’s Place through a Junior Counselor program as well as other activities for teens/alumni. We provide a safe and supportive environment where youth can connect with peers and caring adult mentors. At weekend camps, youth build confidence, learn coping skills that help them break the cycle of addiction. Additional social activities are offered for youth, alumni and their families throughout the year. All Camp Mariposa-Aaron’s Place activities are provided free of charge. This award-winning program is offered in partnership with youth-focused organizations in communities across the country.