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NJ Summer Camp Guide for Kids & Teens in New Jersey

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2019 summer camp guide!

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Here you will find an extensive list of camps committed to providing a fun and enriching summer experience for kids and teens. From half-day to full-day traditional day camps, teen travel to sleepaway camps or the many special interest camps in the index below, there is a camp for every age and interest. These camps invite you to visit their websites (use the convenient links in each listing), call for info, plan a visit or attend an upcoming open house. 

Registration begins early in the year and continues until full. Look for early-bird discounts offered for early enrollment.

By June, there are still plenty of summer programs to choose from. Registration is open all summer for half-day, full-day, one week or multi-week camps for all ages and interests, so don't hesitate to inquire and visit website links provided on these pages for more information.

Summer is also a great time to visit camps in session and start planning for next year. The Kids Guide NJ 2020 Summer Camp Guide will be published in January, 2020.

Camp Fairs Day Camps Nature / Environment Camps
Camp Referral Services Gifted Camps Performing Arts Camps
Academic Camps Girls Camps Science / Technology / STEM
Animal Camps Health / Fitness / Weight Loss Sleepaway Camps
Arts / Craft / Film Camps History Camps Special Needs Camps
Computer Camps Horseback Riding Camps Sports Camps
Cooking Camps Language Camps Teen Camps
Culture Camps Music / Dance Camps Theater Camps

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Browse through the listings under the Enrichment Classes, Sports and Outdoor Education Center categories for additional summer opportunities that may not be repeated under Kids Guide NJ's Summer Camp Guide.

Recreation Departments often offer summer playgrounds and enrichment or sports options. In addition, some school districts hold summer enrichment sessions and school coaches frequently offer week-long sports camps.

Check the programs of local Ys and JCCs (see Ys/JCCs/Rec Facilities). They typically offer a wide selection of camps for all ages, including traditional day camps, special interest, sports and travel camps.

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See the Field Trips & Outreach under the Enrichment category, Partiy Places, Party & Special Event Entertainment and other Enrichment and Entertainment categories to book educational and entertaining on-site programs and day trips for campers.

american camp association
Founded in 1910, the American Camp Association accredits summer and fall camp programs for health, safety and program quality. Call or visit the New York / New Jersey affiliated website for a list of accredited camps in the northeast and visit the ACA's site for parents for information about selecting the right camp for your child. American Camp Association New York & New Jersey, 1375 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018, 212-391-5208, 800-777-CAMP.

Enjoy your summer!

Middlesex County College Summer Theater Camp, by Taubenslag Productions

camp fairs

The NJ Camp Fairs
2019 Camp Fairs are over for the year. Look for 2020 dates in December, 2019.          At NJ Camp Fairs, learn about camps of all kinds: day, overnight, adventure, computer, STEM, foreign language, sports, special interest, special needs, travel and more. Meet Camp Directors, pick up DVDs of camps, free brochures, jobs available. Bring the family. Free parking.

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Camp Riverbend
116 Hillcrest Rd., Warren, NJ 07059, 908-580-CAMP
        Daily swimming lessons, full range of sports, creative activities and environmental programs, with a non-competitive approach, well-trained, mature staff, and lots of fun. For boys and girls, ages 3 to 14.

camp referral services

American Camp Association New York & New Jersey
1375 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018, 212-391-5208, x1002. Free referral service affiliated with the American Camp Association recommends only ACA accredited camps in the northeast, including day, sleepaway, travel and specialty camps. Search online or call or email for personal assistance.

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