Birch Family Camp

Our summer camp requires the kindness and financial support of people like you. Without your generousity we would not be able to help our familes. Birch Family Camp Really Is More Than A Week In The Woods

Our Families

Finding families to participate starts with outreach to the many agencies that offer HIV, chemical d...

Our Volunteers

Over the years, we’ve recruited in a number of ways: in trade newsletters; on college job boards, th...

Our Camp

Since its began in 1989, Birch Family Camp has provided year-round hope, compassion...

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    Finding families to participate starts with outreach to the many agencies that offer HIV, chemical dependency or family support services. By reaching out to these agencies, we have built a relationshi...

  • volunteers

    Over the years, we’ve recruited in a number of ways: in trade newsletters; on college job boards, through schools of social work, psychology, medicine or teacher’s colleges; within our camper popu...

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    Since its began in 1989, Birch Family Camp has provided year-round hope, compassion, advocacy, education and acceptance to children, families and caregivers from the five boroughs of ...

Contact Birch Family Camp

For more information on our camp please fill out this form or call us at (281) 797-4728. Thank you for your interest.

Testimony

Birch Family Camp FACTS

  • Birch is a safe space where children and families effected by HIV / AIDS can find love and acceptance
  • This is a true camp experiences for each family
  • All families are from New York City
  • Volunteers are from across the United States, Canada and as far away as Ireland
  • Family members could include parents, grandparents, caregivers, children, foster parents, or any combination of the family structure
  • There is absolutely NO COST to the families that attend Birch Family Camp
  • The camp consist of two one week sessions.
  • It is a safe place where families can open up about their status to one another
  • The camp acts as an advocate for each camper beyond the one week retreat
  • Birch is a safe place that doesn’t judge but provide love and respect
  • For the adults, it’s a time for fun, relaxation, education and self-reflection
  • Families are able to meet other families going through the same hardships
  • Friendships and a support network are formed over the coarse of a week and often continue past the end of camp.
  • For the children, it’s a time to be a kid — where they can play outside in the woods, in a safe environment