Stewardship at Bronx River Forest Video

See our Christodora students in action! A day with Christodora's "New Youth Conservationists", our weekend urban ecology group:

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Summer Ecology Program Featured in Local News

Our Summer Ecology Program was a great success as always and gained recognition in a local newspaper for its unique characteristics. Filled with energy, curiosity, and drive, 14 of our students ventured deep into the woods, ready to learn and participate in original field research. After arriving at the Yale Camp in the Great Mountain Forest, our students connected to the surrounding environment, immersed themselves in their research and built strong ties of friendship. Each student had been recommended by a science teacher, guidance counselor, or principal for ...

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Join New Youth Conservationists at the Bronx River Flotilla Sat, May 21st!

Join Christodora's New Youth Conservationists in volunteering for the canoe portage at the 2016 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla.  This special day celebrates the progress that the Bronx River Alliance has made in reclaiming the river as a place that children can explore and play! Christodora volunteers will be working to help Bronx River Flotilla participants with a portage within the New York Botanical Garden, wheeling their canoes down a path from the takeout point to put-in on the other side of a waterfall. This is a duty that we as a team proudly take care of every ...

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Christodora at Shuffle Along on Broadway!

Thank you to all who joined us on Monday, April 18th to see Shuffle Along!     The all-star talent and incredible choreography was a treat and such an important story.  We are so happy to those who were able to join us - we hope to see you again at our Autumn Gala! We also welcome you to see our youth in action through our weekend New Youth Conservationists program.    If you are interested in hearing more, please email us at info@christodora.org To make a donation to Christodora, and give the gift of nature to NYC youth, please CLICK HERE. &nb...

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Christodora – 2016 NYC Half Marathon

Christodora is proud Official Charity Partner of the 2016 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon!‍‍ Click here to learn more & support our students.

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Bright Holidays & Warmest Wishes

Because of you, we have served over 3,000 NYC youth in 2015, offering them transformative opportunities to develop the skills they need to set goals and work towards their dreams. We are poised to have an even greater impact in 2016, building deep connections between youth, nature and community.

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2015 Campfire Autumn Gala Dinner and Auction

Our Christodora Campfire Autumn Gala Dinner and Auction was a great success!  Thank you all who helped make November 12th an inspiring evening. Click here to see our write-up in NYC77events! Our honorees spoke movingly at the gala about their gratitude and inspiration sparked by Christodora.  Click on their names to read their full remarks. Madison Payton, Community Service Award Dieynabou Barry, Alumni Honoree Award Click here for more photos.

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International Coastal Clean Up Day 2015

Our Christodora students & supporters joined forces with the Bronx River Alliance for International Coastal Clean Up Day 2015! It's always an inspiration to see our youth taking care of their community, protecting the environment, and having fun on the weekend with each other.‍‍ Thank you for your hard work & dedication, Christodora volunteers! You are naturally awesome.  

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Summertime & Camp Beginnings

Christodora's summer season is officially here!  You can see our excited campers, families, & staff returning back from fun adventures and nature discoveries at Manice Education Center below!

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Bronx Zoo & Camping Adventures in NYC

Our New Youth Conservationists wrapped up their spring season with a visit to the Bronx Zoo and some camping fun!  We look forward to seeing our NYC students at Manice this summer and reuniting again in the Fall. Stay tuned for more nature exploration in the city and view our photos below! Bronx Zoo & Camping Trip Photos

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