We believe that every child deserves to live a life rich with possibility.

Experience Camps is an award-winning national nonprofit that transforms the lives of grieving children through summer camp programs and innovative, year-round initiatives. Through compassion, connection, and play, we allow grieving children to embody a life full of hope and possibility. By amplifying their voices, we are creating a more grief-sensitive culture.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Michelle Cove, Director of Communications

We’ve been featured in…

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Organization Overview


2022 Impact Report


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Fact Sheet

Talk About Grief infographic

Brut Documentary


Gold Anthem Award

Experience Camps won the 2023 prestigious Gold Anthem Award! These awards were launched by the Webby Awards “in response to the prevalence social good has taken within the national conversation and cultural zeitgeist in recent years.” As the top prize winner in the category of “Human & Civil Rights: Community Engagement.” This award recognizes best-in-class efforts to provide people with opportunities to engage their local communities on behalf of an important cause.

Telly Award (Gold)

“Grief Camp,” produced by Experience Camps, was awarded the Telly award to Brut. America for “Social Video, Video Journalism.” The documentary goes inside the world of Experience Camps to share insights and stories from the grieving kids who attend Experience Camps in our Michigan program.

Fast Company's Innovation by Design Award (Finalist)

Experience Camps’ “ExperienceCraft” was honored in 2023 Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards in the Apps and Games category. The competition honors the designers and businesses solving the most crucial problems of today and anticipating the pressing issues of tomorrow.

Telly Award (Silver)

Experience Camps won the Silver Telly Winner in “Social Video – Health and Wellness” in the 45th Annual Telly Awards for our “Real Talk” series on the digital platform GRIEF SUCKS ( The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, production companies.

We give grieving children
experiences that change
their lives forever.

At Experience Camps, everyone understands what it’s like to lose someone important. Here, kids can laugh, cry, play, honor the memory of the person who died, and forget the grief that weighs them down. At camp, they learn they are not alone.

Meet our campers