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Spotlight On: Shawn Thorns

Every summer, Shawn Thorns, Director of Camp Wakonda, tells his counselors the story of one of his former campers, Brandon, who participated in HFH Summer Camps during Thorns's first year as a General Counselor in 2005. "He had behavioral issues," Thorns said of Brandon, then eight-years-old. "They wanted to send him home, but

2019-08-12T10:59:02-05:00August 12th, 2019|

Student Volunteers Lend a Helping Hand to Mural Project at Saratoga

On one sunny Saturday morning, two professors and a group of freshmen from St. John's University gathered at Saratoga Family Residence, armed with brushes, rollers, and buckets of brightly colored paints. They were there to complete a mural project they'd begun work on several weeks earlier in the facility's parking lot. The mural

2019-08-05T15:54:20-05:00August 5th, 2019|

Introducing…The Williamsbridge Wolverines!

Every month, Education Specialist Bobby Valentin develops a new theme for Williamsbridge recreation. Last month, she taught the kids about film-making, culminating in the premiere of their own short film. Stay tuned for more clips of the WIlliamsbridge Wolverines' debut. Introducing...The Williamsbridge Wolverines!

2019-05-28T09:55:05-05:00May 28th, 2019|

Through Their Lens: Friendship

Through Their Lens: Friendship. For many campers, the opportunity to meet new friends is one of the most exciting parts of the HFH Summer Camps experience. Check out some of the new friendships our campers documented at HFH Summer Camps 2018.

2019-05-17T10:59:53-05:00May 17th, 2019|