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.

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NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS


Camp Brooklyn After Dark


Join old friends and new at the Tender Lounge in Manhattan's Sanctuary Hotel for an evening of Wine, Beer, Hors d'oeuvres and Dancing to benefit Camp Brooklyn Fund.

Tuesday September 29
from 6 — 9 pm
Tender Lounge
130 W. 47th St.
Between 6th and 7th Avenues
$100 per ticket
Includes three hours of wine, beer, hors d'oeuvres, and a DJ.

Click HERE to buy a ticket


Brooklyn Bowl Event



On Monday, June 22nd, friends of Camp Brooklyn bowled the night away at Brooklyn Bowl's state of the art bowling lanes. Brooklyn Bowl provided tasty food made to perfection by Blue Ribbon: fried chicken, green salad and mac & cheese. Bowlers also enjoyed live music and the cool vibe of Brooklyn Bowl, which Rolling Stone magazine called âone of the most incredible places on Earth.â Camp Brooklyn greatly appreciates the support of everyone who came out to the event and also those who donated. Thanks to you, we'll be able to send even more kids 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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  • Click HERE to view photos on our Facebook page