Press About The Berkshires

For NYC kids, stays in Berkshires are like a breath of fresh air

GREAT BARRINGTON — When Jason Henry gets off the bus from New York City, he heads straight into the arms of the Powell family.

These are big hugs.

“This is our eighth summer,” June Powell said of Henry’s weeklong visits from the Bronx through the Fresh Air Fund program. Henry, who says he is passionate about music, is now 17.

His special requests when he is here?

Read Henry’s specials requests!>>