February, 2024

Around the World: Meet Our International Camp Counselors 

Both campers and counselors at The Fresh Air Fund’s camps have opportunities to meet people from around the world! Last summer, The Fund employed camp staff from 21 different countries! With co Read More

January, 2024

Brunch and Business: CCP Reunion Highlights Networking Opportunities for Students 

From reconnecting with fellow alumni to networking with new mentors in breakout rooms, this year’s College Connections Program Brunch sparked engagement and enthusiasm among students. &nbs Read More

January, 2024

The Power of Music: Building Confidence through the Guitar 

If there’s one thing children can find at summer camp, it’s adventure. From learning how to swim to hiking a mountain for the first time, there are so many different adventures children can e Read More

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

December, 2023

Boosting Study Skills through The Career Awareness Program

Every Tuesday night at 6pm, Brandon and his tutor Marielle meet at The Fresh Air Fund office in Midtown Manhattan for their weekly tutoring session. After a long day of school for Brandon and wor Read More

November, 2023

Life After Graduation: How the College Connections Program Prepares Students for their Futures

From working with mentors on essays and college applications to establishing a professional network of contacts, The Fresh Air Fund’s College Connections Program (CCP) prepares high school stud Read More

November, 2023

Summer 2023 Friendly Towns Photo Contest: Part 2

Summers with the Friendly Towns program are an incredible experience for both the children and host families involved. From playing games at state fairs to hiking trails and swimming at the beach Read More

September, 2023

Summer 2023 Friendly Towns Photo Contest

For NYC children participating in the Friendly Towns program for the very first time this past summer or for children returning to visit the same host family – one thing remained true for e Read More

August, 2023

Friendly Towns Spotlight: A Week with the Picciolo Family 

The Picciolo family, from Marlborough, Connecticut, first learned about The Fresh Air Fund through an online search when they were looking for volunteer opportunities. Host mom Sarah Picciolo sha Read More

August, 2023

Home Away from Home: A Decade of Memories  

Abigail and her host sister, Maura, love to kayak together! Read More