As the weather gets cooler and the new school year begins, summer is starting to feel far away. Travel a couple of months back in time with us and check out how some of the programs we fund made this summer special for the kids they serve!
Campers at St. Andrew’s Summer Camp in the Bronx strike a pose on a field trip.
A student at the Manhattan North Inter-Parish Council Summer Educational Project takes a closer look at the natural world.
Freedom School Students at St. Ann’s in the Bronx educating their community about child hunger.
Small clowns prepare for showtime at Amazing Grace Circus in Nyack.
Finding a balance: A camper uses Jenga pieces to practice body awareness at St. Mary’s, Harlem.
Campers practice their literacy skills at St. Peter’s Port Chester.
Students at Nesin Cultural Arts Summer Music Academy, a program sponsored by St. John’s Monticello, rehearse for a recital.
Taking a bow at San Andres’ Summer Camp in Yonkers.
Campers reach new heights in circus class at the Pied Piper Children’s Theater, a ministry of Holy Trinity Church, Inwood.
All of these programs and more receive funding through Episcopal Charities’ Youth Opportunity Grants, which fund educational, arts, and outreach programs for youth. We’re proud to help make programs like these possible, and to help provide exciting and enriching summer experiences for children across the diocese!