ABOUT

​MISSION AND HISTORY

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Since its founding in 1909, Farnam Center (formerly Farnam Neighborhood House) has served as a “home away from home” for thousands of children from Fair Haven, New Haven, and the surrounding communities.

 

Farnam Center’s multi-purpose facility includes: a full-size gymnasium, classrooms, kitchen facilities, CfAL Computer Lab, and more.

 

Camp Farnam in Durham consists of 72 idyllic, wooded acres with amenities that include: an Olympic-sized, in-ground pool; baseball field; basketball court; hiking trails; a pavilion for science experiments, arts and crafts and rainy-day activities; picnic and kitchen areas; and more.

STAFF

ADMINISTRATION

PROGRAMMING - SCHOOL READINESS AND CAMP

BOARD

OFFICERS

  • President: Norman Bender

  • Vice President: State Representative Juan Candelaria

  • Secretary: Shafiq Abdussabur

  • Treasurer: Jose Crespo

 

  • Fred Acquavita

  • Dwayne Dancy

  • Raynetta Gibbs

  • Wendel Matthew Harp

  • Carol Horsford

  • Eric Patchkofsky, Camp Committee Chair

  • Brian Tornberg

  • Chris Vigilante

DIRECTORS

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

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