Heritage Camps For Adoptive Families Blog

A Community of Adoptees

At Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families, we want to know… which adoptee voices are expanding your understanding, and deepening your analysis on adoption, race, and culture? In case you missed it, Emily Quinn -- adult adoptee and longtime Heritage Camps participant --...

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Ways to Show Up Against Anti-Asian Racism

As Asian communities began to eagerly anticipate the celebration of the Lunar New Year, our entire country has been faced with a heavy reminder that we all have great work to do to counter anti-Asian racism and racist attacks.  To our Asian adoptees, parents, and...

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2021 Virtual Camp Dates

African/Caribbean Heritage Camp June 11 & 12, 2021$50 late fee incurred for registrations after May 11, 2021    Chinese Heritage Camp September 3 & 4, 2021 $50 late fee incurred for registrations after August 3, 2021   Chinese Heritage Camp II July 30 &...

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Why Virtual Camp in 2021?

In discussions with our Board of Directors, Camp Directors, and Staff, these are the conclusions we came to in our decision to “go virtual” again this year. Currently our venues are allowing 50 people (not families, people) to gather. They are hoping that by summer...

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Donor spotlight: Sarah Quinn, Adult Adoptee

Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families has been a significant part of my life for the past 20 years. Camp helped me find my identity and also a place where I truly fit in. Outside of camp, no matter where I went, I never felt like I quite fit in because of my adoption –...

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HCAF in Solidarity, Today and Always

To our camp families, adoptees, and community members:Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families is committed to anti-racism by educating ourselves and our community about race and ethnicity, and the impact these identities have on being an intentional multicultural family....

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Talking About Racism & COVID-19

We know that our campers of all racial identities are hearing the racist anti-Asian narratives tied to COVID-19. Many parents whose children are Asian adoptees have expressed concern about the impacts on their kids. Other parents with non-Asian adoptees have asked us...

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Idea Sharing to Support Fellow Families

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, we’re hearing from many families who are either experiencing additional challenges related to limited access to therapy and social isolation, or are struggling to find support for existing challenges when so many services are...

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