More Than a Thousand Gather to Celebrate Urban Summer Camp Awards

A thousand youth and families at the Stony Brook amphitheater for the annual Phillips Brooks House  Summer Urban Program award  ceremony

Richard Heath

A thousand youth and families at the Stony Brook amphitheater for the annual Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program award ceremony

A thousand youth, parents and families jammed the Stony Brook amphitheater Wednesday for the annual summer awards program of the Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program.

The Phillips Brooks House was founded in 1900 in honor of the rector of Trinity Church in Copley Square. It is located at but independent of Harvard University. The Phillips Brooks House operates 12 camps in various locations in Boston and Cambridge, including the Hennigan School which serves about 80 kids.

Here are more photos of the event:

Awards ceremony for the Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program The PBH operates a summer camp at the Hennigan School that serves about 80 JP kids.

Richard Heath

Awards ceremony for the Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program The PBH operates a summer camp at the Hennigan School that serves about 80 JP kids.

A thousand youth and families at the Stony Brook amphitheater for the annual Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program award  ceremony, Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Richard Heath

A thousand youth and families at the Stony Brook amphitheater for the annual Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program award ceremony, Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

A thousand youth and families at the Stony Brook amphitheater for the annual Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program award  ceremony, Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Richard Heath

A thousand youth and families at the Stony Brook amphitheater for the annual Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program award ceremony, Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Health and Human Services Chief (and JP resident) Felix Arroyo and Youth and Family Services director Chris Byner at the left on the stage.

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Health and Human Services Chief (and JP resident) Felix Arroyo and Youth and Family Services director Chris Byner at the left on the stage.

Chief of Services Felix Arroyo, who lives in JP, center in white shirt.

Richard Heath

Chief of Services Felix Arroyo, who lives in JP, center in white shirt.

Wearing the colors: Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program.

Richard Heath

Wearing the colors: Phillips Brooks House Summer Urban Program.