At The Fresh Air Fund’s camps in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley, families* enjoy nature, spending time together and participating in camp activities like swimming, hiking, fishing, arts & crafts and boating. 

The Fresh Air Family Wellness program is designed to follow all physical distancing and other safety protocols.

*Limited to returning families who either applied or participated in a Fresh Air Fund program from 2018-2020 and currently have a child (ages 5-18) in their household. 

Returning families can call 1-800-367-0003 with any questions about signing up.

Activities:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Model Farm
  • Planetarium 
  • Hiking 
  • Kite Making 
  • Wellness Activities
  • And much more!

Details:

Activities may vary based upon which camp you visit. All activities will follow safety protocols for social distancing. An orientation packet will be provided before the trip with more information on safety procedures and logistics. 

Staff will be available to lead activities and provide support during the visit. All meals will be provided. 

Sample Schedule:

Camp Junior Sample Schedule – Day Trips 

8:30am: Families depart from NYC

10:45 – 11am: Arrival and Family Orientation

11am – 12:15pm: Activity 1

12:15 – 1:15pm: Lunch at the Main Complex

1:15 – 2:30pm: Activity 2

2:30 – 3pm: Snack Break at the Main Complex 

3 – 4:15pm: Activity 3

4:15 – 5pm: Family Free Time – grab a blanket from the main complex and find a place to relax 

5 – 6pm: Dinner

6 – 6:30pm: Departure

Sharpe Sample Schedule – Overnight Trips 

Day 1

12 – 4pm: Arrival

4:30 – 5pm: Orientation at the Dining Hall 

5 – 6pm: Dinner

6:30 – 8pm: Evening Program

8pm: Snack

Day 2

8 – 9am: Breakfast

9 – 10:15am: Activity 1

10:30am – 12pm: Activity 2

12 – 1pm: Lunch 

1 – 2pm: Rest Hour

2:15 – 3:30pm: Activity 3

3:30 – 4pm: Snack

4:15 – 5pm: Activity 4

5:15 – 6:15pm: Dinner

6:30 – 8pm: Evening Program

Day 3

8 – 9am: Breakfast

9 – 10am: Clean & Park

10 – 11am: Departure

1:30pm: Departure

Thanks for coming! Have a wonderful summer!