Heritage Camps For Adoptive Families Blog

Representations Matters: Tokyo Olympics

At Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families, we are big believers in the power of racial and cultural mirrors. Aside from our camp counselors, presenters, and adult adoptees—we know many of you are seeking out representation in the movies you watch, the books you read,...

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Narmada Morris, Adult Adoptee, on Homeland Tours

Pam Sweetser, Executive Director, interviews Narmada Morris, adult adoptee & HCAF Board Member, about the adoption homeland tours she's organizing for EF Go Ahead Tours. For information on the China Adoption Homeland Tour or future Adoption Heritage Tours, please...

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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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