Bloomingdale summer camp welcomes kids back for the 1st time since the pandemic

Some kids from New York City headed off to summer camp in New Jersey Thursday after missing out last year because of the pandemic.

News 12 Staff

Jul 16, 2021, 1:42 PM

Updated 1,005 days ago

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Some kids from New York City headed off to summer camp in New Jersey Thursday after missing out last year because of the pandemic.
The group from Harlem went to Star Lake Camp in Bloomingdale.
The kids were able to go on boats, do rope climbing and play games.
Seven-year-old camper Ayoka Mabiala said she was a little nervous, but excited to go to the camp.
"I never went camping before, so it's my first time and it's almost like so many things in my mind, like what are you going to do? Like, are you going to do this or that or this or that? I don't know," she said.
The Salvation Army Greater New York Division runs the camp.


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