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Welcome To Camp Atwater, A 100-Year-Old Summer Camp For Black Kids

Chaun’cee Smith and Josiah Lopez fish off a dock in Lake Lashaway at Camp Atwater in North Brookfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Chaun’cee Smith and Josiah Lopez fish off a dock in Lake Lashaway at Camp Atwater in North Brookfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Camp Atwater is a 100-year-old summer camp for Black children in central Massachusetts, with notable alumni like TV host Wendy Williams and costume designer Ruth Carter.

WBUR’s Quincy Walters reports on Camp Atwater’s enduring importance.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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