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HFH Staff Volunteers Plant the Seeds for a Great Summer

In preparation for a fun-filled summer at HFH Summer Camps, a volunteer group of staff members headed up to Camp Wakonda in Harriman State Park to plant a garden of flowers, herbs, and vegetables. As part of what is fast-becoming an annual tradition—“Camp Cleanup Day”—team members [...]

2022-06-17T13:13:32-05:00June 17th, 2022|

HFH Summer Camps 2022 is on

HFH Summer Camps 2022 is on. View the the videos in English and Spanish, and see more details below to learn more. Since 1989, HFH Summer Camps have helped over 15,000 campers experience a genuine sleepaway camp experience by accessing the serene nature of Harriman State Park. HFH campers are representative of over 14,000 children who live [...]

2022-07-28T09:03:13-05:00March 2nd, 2022|

HFH Summer Camps 2021 COVID-19 Update

Due to the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state of New York, we regretfully announce that we are cancelling our HFH Summer Camps sleep-away program for the upcoming 2021 season. We were excited for the possibilities of the upcoming summer, but after looking into various options, we have come to this [...]

2021-03-09T08:28:49-05:00March 9th, 2021|

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|
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