Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, HFH Summer Camps are cancelled for 2020. For more information, click here.

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HFH Summer Camps 2020 COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19 and its effect on the state of New York, we regretfully announce that we are cancelling our HFH Summer Camps sleep-away program for the upcoming 2020 season. This is the first time we have done this since HFH Summer Camps was founded in 1989. We were excited for the upcoming summer [...]

2020-04-01T08:02:00-05:00April 1st, 2020|

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 [...]

2019-08-12T10:55:01-05:00August 12th, 2019|

Carnival Day Brings Together Campers and Staff from Camps Lanowa and Wakonda

Al three sessions of HFH Summer Camps feature a special day when campers and staff from both Camps Lanowa and Wakonda get together for tie-dye, face-painting, photo booths, and plenty of sweet treats. See why Carnival Day is one of our campers’ favorite camp memories-

2019-07-17T10:38:01-05:00July 17th, 2019|

Recruiting and Reminiscing about HFH Summer Camps at Family Fun Day

Every year, Camp Recruiters build excitement for the upcoming HFH Summer Camps season by hosting Family Fun Days at all three HFH family residences. The events offer parents and kids the chance to enjoy fun giveaways, snacks, and activities while hearing from Camp Recruiters about HFH Summer Camps, which provide [...]

2019-06-20T09:53:05-05:00June 20th, 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 [...]

2019-05-02T16:07:03-05:00May 2nd, 2019|
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