December, 2023

2023: The Fresh Air Fund’s Year in Review

As the year comes to an end, we’re excited to celebrate and look back at how special 2023 was for The Fresh Air Fund!    Whether it was traveling to a new state to stay with a ho Read More

June, 2023

Camp Junior: A Place We Can Be Ourselves

Hundreds of children living in the Bronx can’t wait to return to a very special place – Camp Junior. Camp Junior is on 40 acres in Harriman State Park in Orange County, N.Y.  Surrounded Read More

June, 2023

A New Adventure: Celebrating 2023 College Connections Graduates

It’s officially graduation season and we are excited to celebrate our College Connections Program (CCP) graduates! CCP provides high school students enrolled in The Fresh Air Fund’s academic Read More

June, 2023

A Place to Call Home: The Fresh Air Fund’s New York Time’s Public Service Supplement

Thank you to The New York Times for an inspiring Public Service Supplement. Read More

April, 2023

More Than a Summer: A Parent’s Perspective 

We understand that deciding when your child is ready for their first summer overnight experience is a big decision and are excited to share some perspectives directly from parents of Fresh Air pa Read More

March, 2023

Community Partner Spotlight: Mixteca  

Last summer, The Fresh Air Fund partnered with Mixteca as part of the Summer Spaces program to provide New York City children, ages 5 to 12, with engaging and fun activities in their own Brooklyn Read More

January, 2023

Top Reasons Why YOU Should be a Camp Counselor This Summer 

Create Lifelong Friendships  The shared experience of working at camp together connects counselors far beyond summer. Each year, The Fresh Air Fund has a diverse group of staff that learn fr Read More

January, 2023

Then and Now: How One Summer Became a 20 Year Friendship 

Curtis Brown first visited the VanGelder family from Mashpee, Massachusetts, at 6-years-old, through The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program.   “I saw them hanging out with a si Read More

December, 2022

Celebrating Special Memories from 2022 

Members of our Fresh Air family had so many favorite moments this year from catching our first fish, host families reuniting, campers learning how to swim and even volunteers completing a maratho Read More