12 young Ukrainian refugees offered chance to enjoy free summer camp on Long Island

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Ukrainian refugees get chance to enjoy free summer camp on Long Island
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Camp Usdan in Wheatley Heights, Suffolk County is giving 12 young Ukrainian refugees a chance to go to day camp for free.

WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, Long Island (WABC) -- An arts camp on Long Island is giving 12 young Ukrainian refugees a chance to go to day camp for free.

Camp Usdan operates on a plot of land with 140 acres of woods in Wheatley Heights.

They say summer camp is a place to step out of your comfort zone, but that started well before the summer for about a dozen kids, refugees from Ukraine who are new to the Long Island camp but are thrilled to have this chance.

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It comes at a time when the children's country is at war with Russia. This camp represents a bright spot for them.

Watch Stacey Sager's full report in the video player above.

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