Scholarship Fund

Support the next generation of campers as they play, learn, and grow outdoors
Our Scholarship Fund
Access for all children, regardless of family income

We rely on the generous contributions of individuals and sponsors to fulfill our mission. 85 cents of every donated dollar directly supports our program activities. Support the Scholarship Fund today, and give a child the gift of Trail Blazers.


If you prefer to mail a check, please make it payable to “Trail Blazer Camps” and mail it to 394 Rogers Avenue, ATTN: Development, Brooklyn, NY 11225. In absence of any directive, all donations go to the Scholarship Fund. Feel free to contact Tiffany Caton, Director of Development and Communications, at or (212) 929-7106 with any questions.


Did you know that you can easily double your impact, at no additional cost to you? Many employers match donations to Trail Blazers. Furthermore, if you volunteer with us, your employer may also give Trail Blazers funding as a way to recognize your support. Click the button above to check whether your employer has such a program.

What Does My Donation Do?

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Our Impact

90% of our campers step into the world more prepared for its challenges. To learn even more about how your donation directly helps children and teens build values for life, check out our results page here.

Donating Appreciated Stock

Donating appreciated stock is another easy way to support Trail Blazers. For additional information, please contact Tiffany Caton, Director of Development and Communications, at

Create a Legacy with a Bequest

Trail Blazers has been serving youth for 130 years, and counting! Future Trail Blazers can learn and grow tomorrow when you make a bequest today. For additional information, please contact Tiffany Caton, Director of Development and Communications, at

Donor Bill of Rights
Trail Blazers Donor Bill of Rights

To ensure donors’ full confidence in supporting Trail Blazers, we declare all donors have these rights:

I. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

II. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

III. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

V. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.

VI. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.

IX. To be assured that Trail Blazers will neither trade, share, nor sell a donor’s personal information (including email addresses, physical addresses, as well as phone numbers) with anyone else. Nor will Trail Blazers send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. This applies to both online and offline donors.