Summer Programs

Applications are closed for Summer 2021. Thank you for a great summer! 

The Fresh Air Fund has made the difficult decision to not run our traditional Friendly Towns or Camp programs for summer 2021. Learn more about our fun, free and engaging 2021 summer programs below. 


Questions? Please call 1-800-367-0003


Please click here for information on resources and Fresh Air at Home activities.  

Fresh Air Summer Spaces

Summer Spaces provides fun, free and safe play spaces for NYC children ages 5-12. Supervised activities include arts and crafts, sports, STEM activities, obstacle courses and more!   

Fresh Air Open Spaces

The Fresh Air Fund’s Open Spaces in the City program is run in partnership with City Parks Foundation. Programming focuses upon supervised outdoor activities including sports, STEM and environmental education.

Fresh Air Everywhere

Fresh Air Everywhere is a virtual summer camp program with nine day sessions for children ages 7-12. Activities include learning about nature, art and more! 

Friendly Towns Connect

Fresh Air youth and volunteer host families will participate in live virtual programming and fun interactive activities, including virtual field trips, art, STEM & more!

Fresh Air Family Wellness

Families enjoy nature and spending time together outdoors. Activities include swimming, hiking, fishing, arts & crafts and boating at The Fund’s camps in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley. Limited availability for day and overnight trip options.  

Fresh Air Summer Teen Academy

Specialized programs for teens, ages 13-17, offer opportunities for earning credentials, internships and job readiness. Workshops include developing leadership skills, professional development, college readiness and more! All programs offer stipends.