By Jim Poyser The first and last photo of this Climate Chronicles entry are literally the first and last photo I took during the Climate Camp week, July 25-29. It is a strange mystery, these two shoes, the kind of thing that makes you smile and think, well, think that
At HEART, we are always excited to share stories of youth who inspire us. Chelsea Alonzo, from the Bronx in New York, first participated in the Have a HEART Summer Camp when she was 11 years old, and she and her family have been involved with HEART ever since. Chelsea
By Chris Parrucci When one thinks of summer, images of beaches, backyards and relaxing vacations come to mind. For HEART campers around NYC, their summers were filled with just as much fun as they spent their sunny days learning about and helping people, animals and the environment. In early July
by Kim Korona We hope that you are enjoying your summer because everyone here at HEART sure has been having a blast. We have been busy bringing humane education summer programming to youth of all ages, inspiring them to make the world a better place for all life on earth.
Most people know that during the school year HEART is busy working with students and teachers to bring humane education into classrooms. What you may not know is that we’re just as busy during the summer! With our Have a HEART camp in the Bronx, now in its fourth
Goats who follow you around? Pigs who want their bellies scratched? Cows who eat kale from your hand? HEART campers, many of whom had never met a farm animal, were in for a treat when they left the Bronx and headed up to Catskill Animal Sanctuary to come face to
On Tuesday afternoon, HEART campers made their way downtown to Animal Haven, an animal shelter and educational facility perfect for teaching kids about the millions of dogs and cats who enter shelters each year. Of course, kids love meeting the animals, but before they got to snuggle with the
For their first field trip just three days into the 2013 Have a HEART summer camp, campers made their way over to the Van Cortlandt Park Nature Center to learn about the plants and animals that call the Bronx their home. Under the guidance of two incredible park rangers,