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January, 2023

Mentorship Matters: Goals, Growth and Connections 

“I decided to become a mentor because I knew the impact that my mentor had on me and how it shaped a lot of my experiences. Having a mentor helped me make better decisions and become more respo 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

 Career Awareness Program: A Visit at Google

“I had an awesome time at Google! I learned a lot about the different jobs, ate some snacks and one day maybe I can be a Googler too,” 13-year-old CAP student, Matthew shared.   The 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

December, 2022

Checkmate: Meet Fresh Air Camp Counselor Doğan Can Koyuncu 

Camp Counselor and Chess Specialist, Doğan Can Koyuncu, from Ankara, Türkiye shared his experiences at The Fresh Air Fund’s Camp Junior with us. It was the summer before he started his senior Read More

November, 2022

Where Passion meets Purpose: Meet Shariff Bukari 

“I remember the first time I went to Camp Mariah. Picture a 10-year-old boy who had never spent time in the wilderness before and there I was getting off a bus at camp. It was the first time I Read More

November, 2022

Top Five Study Tips from Students 

The Tutoring program is part of The Fresh Air Fund’s year-round Career Awareness Program (CAP) designed to support New York City students with their academic goals and career exploration. The c Read More

November, 2022

Tap Into Sisterhood: Empowering Girls through Dance 

“Today’s message is you won’t break my soul and we’re telling everybody – you can feel that and the joy and the love experiencing this space. There’s nothing like sisterhood, noth Read More

October, 2022

Five Fun Family Outdoor Activities

Members of our Fresh Air family always tell us how much they enjoy sending time together in the outdoors. If you need inspiration for outdoor activities you can enjoy with family and friends R Read More

September, 2022

Camp Junior: Bronx Kids Return to Camp  

This summer, Bronx kids returned to camp excited for a new adventure! “It was great to have campers back at camp, it felt like being back at home,” Director of Camp Junior and Fresh Air alum, Read More

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