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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|

Through Their Lens: Exploring Nature

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

2019-05-02T16:07:44-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

Spotlight On: Breanna Battle

As Assistant Manager of Recreation at Saratoga, Breanna Battle manages programming that allows participants to explore their passions through a diverse selection of activities, from kids soccer practice to adult computer class. Battle and her staff at recreation cultivate this variety intentionally, so that families feel empowered to get involved, regardless of where their

2019-04-30T14:25:43-05:00April 30th, 2019|

Meet the Director: Jeff Tucker

As we gear up for HFH Summer Camps 2019, meet Jeffrey Tucker, Director of Camp Operations, who is thrilled to be As we gear up for HFH Summer Camps 2019, meet Jeffrey Tucker, Director of Camp Operations, who is thrilled to be leading the team this summer at Camps Lanowa and Wakonda. Find out

2019-04-30T09:19:35-05:00April 30th, 2019|

Through Their Lens: Carnival Day 2018

Every year, campers at Camps Lanowa and Wakonda look forward to Carnival Day, a special celebration featuring music, face painting, a dunk tank, and more. Check out campers’ photos from Carnival Day during last year’s camp season.

2019-04-26T12:35:04-05:00April 26th, 2019|

Williamsbridge Recreation Visits the Museum of the Moving Image

Kids from all three HFH residences visited the Museum of the Moving Image in March to learn more about film, television, and digital media through interactive exhibits. For Williamsbridge Recreation, the field trip was the perfect preview to the theme of film-making, which they spent the month of April exploring with Education Specialist

2019-04-24T14:25:27-05:00April 24th, 2019|

Families Celebrate HFH Summer Camps at Family Fun Day

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

2019-04-23T09:03:45-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

Now Starring… The Williamsbridge Wolverines

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.

2019-04-22T10:02:04-05:00April 22nd, 2019|