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!
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.
Last month, Bob Conrad brought his puppets, props, and magic tricks to Saratoga's Early Childhood Education Center. The kids had a blast watching and participating in the performance. Check out some of the highlights!
Through Their Lens: Exploring Nature. The HFH Summer Camps experience presents a special opportunity for our campers, all of whom have experienced homelessness in New York City, to get out of the city and enjoy the lush natural beauty of Harriman State Park. Check out some of our campers' nature shots from HFH
Camper Recruitment continued for HFH Summer Camps 2019, with all three HFH residences hosting their annual Family Fun Day, featuring snacks, giveaways, and Camp Recruiters on hand to answer parents' questions, assist with camper applications, and spread the word about Camps Lanowa and Wakonda. Check out some highlights from Williamsbridge's 2019 Family Fun
Last month, the Williamsbridge Wolverines debuted their first film, featuring skits written, directed, and acted out by the kids themselves. With the help of Bobby Valentin, Education Specialist, the film premiere was a spectacular success for the stars and their proud parents alike. Stay tuned for our premiere of the Wolverines' debut.
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Williamsbridge Recreation learned how to make green-frosted scones and Irish potato candies with Robert Seixas, Director of Culinary Education, and Bobby Valentin, Education Specialist.
Last summer, Nicholas Friedland, a Junior at the Calhoun School, developed a volunteer photo project at Camps Wakonda and Lanowa. He distributed disposable cameras to the campers and encouraged them to photograph their friends, daily routines, and activities. Take a peek at the campers’ snapshots of the HFH Summer Camps experience, through their lens.
Volunteering has never looked so fashionable. A huge thanks to the volunteers from Old Navy Green Acres who donated their time and energy to organize this fashion show for families at Saratoga featuring clothing donated by Old Navy.
Chef Elena of Well Rooted Kitchen stopped by Saratoga afterschool to teach the cooking club how to make veggie dumplings, banana wontons, and fruit spring rolls. The lesson was an opportunity for the kids to try new foods, practice their kitchen skills, and learn some healthy and delicious new recipes.