About Camp Brooklyn Fund

Many children from low-income Brooklyn families seldom get an opportunity to leave their urban environment. The Camp Brooklyn Fund was created to give these children an opportunity to attend sleep-away camp and have the experience of a lifetime!

Just $750 will send a child to camp for two weeks.

Teamwork, loyalty, wholesome health habits, responsibility and personal respect and appreciation for nature are all a part of a child's education at summer camp.

Intensive camp experiences can truly open up a world of opportunities to young people. Sending young people to camp also gives working parents/caregivers a much-needed break.

Camp Brooklyn was founded by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz in 2002 and now operates as Camp Brooklyn Fund, a not-for-profit 501(C)(3) organization. We raise the necessary funds through fundraisers, sponsorships, grants for program support and donations from caring individuals.

Camp Brooklyn Fund functions through the support of an active and dedicated BOARD OF DIRECTORS, who donate their time and expertise to ensure that as many children as possible are given the opportunity to attend camp.

Please click Camper Info below to find out how to apply to send your children to camp, or Contact for more information.





Marco Polo NY Charities

March 26, 2015 - Marco Polo Ristorante wine tasting

On Thursday night, supporters of Camp Brooklyn gathered in Marco Polo Ristorante for a lovely evening of Italian wine and savories. Many thanks to Marco and Joe Chirico for hosting the event in their iconic restaurant, and providing a buffet of artfully-prepared delicacies. Thanks also to the distributors that generously provided the evening's exquisite wine selection: Palm Bay Wines, PW Distributors, and Vin Divino.

Camp Brooklyn greatly appreciates the support of everyone who attended the wine tasting, and those who donated. Thanks to your generosity camp Brooklyn will be able to send more low income Brooklyn children to sleep away camp this summer.

Click HERE to view photos.

  • Click HERE to view (or right-click to download) the 2014 Community Service Awards Event Journal.

  • CLICK HERE to view photos from the event and if you share on social media, please tag @CampBklynFund and #SendAKidToCamp.

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