• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.


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Camping at Ecology Village

Ecology Village aims to foster a sense of community and respect for the interdependence of all living things , and instill a stewardship ethic in an urban environment.

Work repairing storm damage from Hurricane Sandy on our education building roof at Ecology Village continues. Interested in group camping at Floyd Bennett Field? Sign up with Your Park Your Health this summer: http://www.nps.gov/gate/planyourvisit/ypyh.htm

If you are teacher new to camping at Ecology Village and would like your class to camp with us during the spring of 2015 pleas attend our free teacher camping course on September 26th,27th, 28th at Floyd Bennet Field. Contact : e-mail us or (718)338-3338 ext 274

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Jacob Riis

Journalist Jacob Riis was called "New York's most useful citizen," by Theodore Roosevelt. Riis often accompanied Police Commissioner Roosevelt in raids exposing the hardship of life for New York City's poor and immigrant populations and published his photos in newspapers. More...