Hartford's Camp Courant is the largest free day camp in the nation, serving more than 1100 Hartford children during the summer season. Children ages 5 through 12 who live in the City of Hartford participate in a variety of recreational, educational, and cultural programs at the campsite in Farmington. Transportation, two nutritious meals a day, health care screenings and a bathing suit (if needed) are provided to every child. All of the programs are geared towards developing self-esteem, building positive relationships and having fun. Contributions from the community are needed each year to maintain this free summer program for Hartford children.
Hartford’s Camp Courant Announces 2014 Leadership Team
As it prepares to celebrate its 120th anniversary of providing a free day camp for Hartford’s children in 2014, Hartford’s Camp Courant announced the new makeup of the Executive Board, as well as four new members of the Board of Directors, and additions to its Advisory Board. “Hartford’s Camp Courant has never had a stronger leadership team – this is the perfect team to
Hartford’s Camp Courant Embarks on 120th Anniversary in Serving the Children of Hartford
In 1894, a group of Hartford Courant employees came together to create a social outreach program in an effort to make a difference to the youth of the city. As we count down to 2014, the program that started as a small idea, has transformed into a youth development organization that has stood the test of time for 120 years. In conjunction with the
Hartford’s Camp Courant Partners with HFPG for Organizational Assessment
As part of its continuing mission to advance as a youth development organization, the Board of Directors and Administrative Staff at Hartford’s Camp Courant (HCC) took part in an organizational assessment reviewing all portions of operation of the oldest and largest summer program currently in the United States. With the assistance and guidance of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (HFPG), Hartford’s Camp Courant