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Just Bead Yourself 
113 Central Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Just Bead Yourself Arts and Craft day camps for kids in NJA creative bead camp for kids of all ages!
Let your creativity shine through this summer by enrolling in Summer Bead Camp! Kids of all ages, boys and girls, will love to challenge themselves to see what they can create. Kids will learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create 3 pieces a day! Create necklaces, bracelets or anklets for yourself, mom, dad, even your dog!

All Summer Camp programs are flexible and fit the needs of working parents and stay at home parents with full-day and half-day options. Parents can join their kids in the creativity, because the classes are designed for both children and adults!

Find more information about Bead Camp by calling Just Bead Yourself today at 908-232-3411 to reserve your spot!

Northern NJ

Cresskill Performing Arts 
300 Knickerbocker Rd., Cresskill, NJ 07626

Cresskill Performing Arts Summer Day Camps in Northern NJBorn to Perform Camps!
Cresskill Performing Arts is a true performing arts center. Their class offerings include a wide variety of dance, acting, performing arts, voice, arts & crafts, Legos, and fencing lessons. Students from 2-1/2 years through teens are supported, nurtured, and challenged in their non-competitive environment.

Camp programs include Born to Perform April Break Camp (age 3 - teens), Summer Performing Arts Camp, Fencing Camp (age 7 - teens), and Modern/Ballet Intensive Workshops. Their Summer Performing Arts Camp is going into its 11th year! Preschool Performers (age 3 - 5), Creative Children (age 6 - 8), and Preteen/Teen Exploring Artists (age 9 - teens) have programs created especially for them. Activities include acting, dance (beginners through advanced), gymnastics, voice, designer arts/crafts, creative choreography, on camera technique, fencing and more. Join them for one week, two week, or all summer. Early registration discounts are available; call 201-390-7513 or email:

Northern NJ

Rhino Theatre 
245 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Rhino Theatre performing arts summer camps in Northern NJ One of North Jersey's Finest Theatre Camps
For more than 15 years, the Rhino Theatre has been reaching out to Passaic County and the surrounding communities through their theatre and play productions. They have featured more than 150 shows including local productions of well-known, family-friendly plays and musicals. Rhino Theatre has several Main Stage performances happening throughout the year. Visit their website to see what's currently performing, as well as upcoming show information and to purchase tickets.

Besides the Mainstage Theatre performances, Rhino Theatre also offers summer camps, as well as birthday parties, classes, workshops, lessons and coaching for children of all ages who are interested in a career in theatre arts. Call for more information on their 2017 Summer Camps and to learn how to register! Visit Rhino Theatre’s website for more information.

Summer Theatre Camps!

Montclair Art Museum 
3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042

Montclair Art Museum Day Camps for kids in NJ Arts and Craft Camps NJ The most extensive art camp in NJ!
The Montclair Art Museum’s Yard School of Art offers an extensive summer arts program for adults, children and teens. Their eight-week SUMMERART Camp for kids is perfect for keeping children cool and creative during summer break. Additionally, they offer a series of classes for teens. Each two-week session concludes with a student exhibit of the artwork done in the camps and teen courses. Light refreshments are served, and family and friends are encouraged to attend. Art projects are taken home at this time.

SummerART is designed to give you the greatest flexibility and keep your child creative all summer long. They offer four two-week sessions; Full-Day, Morning, and Afternoon options; and the choice between Studio Art Camp, Ceramics Camp and Digital Media Camp.

Join them to experience a summer full of art making at MAM!

Browse the full SummerART program at

Northern NJ

Notre Dame High School Camps Childrens Peforming Arts Day Camps in Central NJ
601 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
609-882-7900, ext. 160

Notre Dame High School Camps Performing Art Summer Camp in New JerseyPeforming Art Camps in Mercer County, NJ
Notre Dame High School offers a variety of summer camp opportunities for children in grades 5 - 12, including Academic Courses for credit, Enrichment Classes and Athletic Camps. Camps take place on 100 beautiful acres and the facility boasts a completely wireless environment, brand-new science labs, turf playing field with track, newly renovated basketball court, plus strength and conditioning facilities. Each specific camp program is designed for various age groups and take place at different sessions throughout the summer season. Some camps are weekly, while others are held for up to 3 full weeks; all camps are drop-off only.

Performing Art and Art-Based Camp programs include Comic Book Art, Art and Design, Freshman Integrated Computers and Foundations of Writing, Public Speaking, Instrumental Session, Performing Arts Summer Session, Creative Writing and Film Experience. During the Performing Arts Summer Session, campers will receive one hour of voice training, dance and acting daily, as well as work on science, music and dancing for next year’s musicals! The Instrumental Session is open to Brass, Woodwind, Percussion and Keyboard players, the camp will focus on individual technique, tone, pitch and blending. Certain camps are not open to the public, please visit the website and/or call to verify. Registration can be easily made online, via mail or in person.

Central NJ

Artisan Studio 
9 North Main Street, Marlboro, NJ 07746

Artisan Studios Day Camps for Kids in New JerseySpend Summer Creating Beautiful Art!
Seasonal art camps are held during winter and spring breaks in addition to their popular summer art camp. At camp, students turn ‘campers’ as they learn diverse skills and have fun doing so. Half day (9am - 12 pm or 12:30pm - 3:30pm) and full day (9 am – 3:30pm) programs are available for kids ages 4-14 as they spend their days creatively enjoying the company of other kids who share in the appreciation and excitement of making art, all in well supervised, clean and inspiring environment. Campers will work with clay, colored pencils, charcoal, oil & chalk pastel and much more in a variety of subjects including nature, cartooning, landscape, animals, cartooning and more! The instructors share their love of teaching children and passion for their field of knowledge which they use to inspire the kids! Sessions run weekly from June through August, call for more information on how to reserve your weekly sessions. Artisan Studio has recently become a certified provider for DDD through Easterseals – call for more information on how they can accommodate you!

Central NJ

Around the Corner Art Center Around the Corner Art Center Cool NJ Day Camps for Kids
290 Mounts Corner Drive, Freehold, NJ 07728

Around the Corner Art Center Central NJ art campsA great camp for artistic kids in NJ
Around the Corner Art Center, with two locations in Monmouth County, offers wonderful summer camp programs in both Freehold and Morganville. At the Freehold location you can choose to enroll your son or daughter in one of many programs. They can be enrolled in a program that allows them to experience various methods of art, or one that is geared specifically towards painting, design or other mediums. At the Morganville camp you can sign your child up for specific weeks throughout out the summer, instead of specific art programs.

Teens are welcome to join Around the Corner Art Center’s teen camp which takes place in Freehold, NJ. Here adolescents will learn about drawing, painting and so much more! All programs offered are supervised by highly trained professionals and all campers are taught by the best.

For more information, see their full page listing!

Central NJ

Perkins Center for the Arts Perkins Center for the Arts summer day camps in southern nj
395 Kings Highway, Moorestown, NJ 08057

Perkins Center for the Arts Southern NJ arts and craft campsA great camp for artistic kids in NJ
Perkins Center’s full day Summer Arts & Eco Camp provides a fun, nurturing environment for budding artists while enhancing understanding and appreciation of the natural world that encircles them. Working from their imaginations and led by professional teaching artists, campers (ages 4 1/2 - 10) will develop ideas into paintings, sculptures, songs and dances while in the Eco-Studio campers will learn about nature. Environmental activities will include maintaining and harvesting a vegetable garden, up-cycled art and more. These projects are designed to make connections between art and the environment and will present campers with the opportunity to make a difference in their ecological impact on the world. Field trips to museums and environmental centers further enhance the art & eco camp experience.

The Summer Arts & Eco Camp is offered in four varied, two-week sessions from June 29 - August 21. Extended care is available for an additional fee.

Southern NJ

Arts & Creations Pottery Studio
964 McBride Ave., Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Arts and Creations Pottery Studio creative summer camps in Passaic County NJWeekly Creative Summer Camps
Arts & Creations Pottery Studio is a modern art studio located in Passaic County, New Jersey. The studio offers hundreds of creative options for all ages. Their walls are lined with thousands of ready-to-paint bisque pieces with options for all levels of artists, from beginner to novice. Arts & Creations Pottery Studio also offers various family-friendly projects including mosaic art, sand art and canvas painting. This summer, sign your child up for one of their weekly creative summer camps! Camps are perfect for all levels of young artists! Summer Camps at Arts & Creations Pottery Studio run weekly from July 11 through August 22. Themes include Christmas in July, In the Kitchen, World Travels, Safari Friends, The Artist Touch and Under the Sea. Activities include pottery painting, clay molding, canvas painting and much more. Campers can sign up for one week or multiple weeks. Visit the website to print the registration form and sign your child up.

Northern NJ

Pink Elephant Pottery Studio
607 Lake Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Pink Elephant Pottery Studio Art Camps for kids in Monmouth County NJArt Camp for Creative Kids 6 and older!
Pink Elephant Pottery Studio, located in Long Branch, NJ, offers 6 weeks of summer camps for creative kids ages 6 years and older. Campers get the opportunity to creative several beautiful pieces of art each week. Projects range from pottery painting to glass fusion, mosaic tiling, canvas painting and more. Each camp session is one week long and focuses on a different theme. Themes include "Meet me at the Beach," "Furry Friends," "Anchors Away," "Enchanted Summer," "Around the World" and "In the Mix" with projects and activities matching each week's theme. Camp sessions run daily 10am to 1:30pm. Campers must bring a lunch every day, except Friday. Register today by calling the studio or stopping in, camps fill up quickly!

Northern Shore Region NJ

Hunterdon Art Museum Hunterdon Art Museum creative arts and craft camps in Central NJ
7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ 08809

Hunterdon Art Museum Art Summer Camps in Hunterdon County NJCreative Art Camp in Central NJ
Enrollment for Hunterdon Art Museum’s 2016 summer camp is now open! Art camps are fun, week-long immersions into a specific theme, medium or skill, and are taught by artists, teachers and professional storytellers. Most camps are half-day from 9 to noon or 1 to 4 pm with lunchtime or after care available for your convenience. Hunterdon Art Museum will offer more than 40 different art classes for the 2016 camp season, register for one week or all nine to take advantage of all they have to offer. Several camps offered this year include 2D/3D Art, Acrylic Painting, Cartooning, Claymation, Japanese Anime, Fashion, Lego Robotics, Mythical Beasts, Photography, Theatre, Tie Dye and many more. Hunterdon Art Museum’s camps begin June 20 and run weekly until August 19. Camps fill quickly, register today.

Central NJ

Color me Mine
438 Springfield Ave., Summit, NJ 07901

Color me Mine Arts and Craft Day Camps in NJAdventures in NJ Art Summer Classes!
Every week features a different theme and each day children will use a different medium to create a ceramic and craft piece that explores the week's topic. Kids will often complete several ceramic projects throughout the week. Some of the themes include the Mythical Creatures, Under the Sea, Wild West, The Rainforest, Mad Science, Around the World, Superheroes and many more. Camps are open to children 7 years and older, each day runs from 10am - 2pm and packed lunches are required Monday through Friday. Only weekly sign-ups are available. Sign up for 3 weeks and receive 10% off!

Check out their website for year-round activities!

Northern NJ

The Bergen Museum: Summer Teen Art Camp 
NJ-4 & Forest Ave., Paramus, NJ 07652

The Bergen Museum arts and craft camps njArt camp designed for teens
The Bergen Museum’s new Paramus Visual Arts Center will offer three, week-long sessions. A fourth week may be added with minimum of 10 registrations. The camp is designed specifically for the teen artists. The program has been developed to foster knowledge and appreciation for the visual arts while offering a challenging environment for participants who are looking to expand their visual creative horizons. Each day will offer a wide variety of art mediums such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, three-dimensional work and watercolor. The week will end with an opening reception where the teen's projects and works will be on display.

Weekly sessions held July 10, July 17, and July 24. Register online or call 201-679-5700.

Northern NJ

Summer Hill School and Day Camp
1107 Gully Road, Wall, NJ 07753

Summer Hill Day Camp Best Day Camps in NJ Year-round fun!
Family-owned and operated for over 30 years, Summer Hill School provides educational and recreational activities for children in Central NJ. During the school year, Summer Hill is an enriching place for preschoolers and kindergartners to learn and grow.

When school is out of session, the fun doesn't stop at Summer Hill. Everyone is welcome to sign up for day camp during the summer months. They offer summer camp programs for preschoolers, kindergarteners and elementary school kids. Their On The Move program is perfect for middle schoolers looking to spend the day going cool places with their friends. With daily activities and weekly themes, the entire summer is one big party! Summer Hill is staffed by fun and energetic counselors and lifeguards who enjoy coming to camp just as much as the kids do!

Families love Summer Hill!

All Children's Theatre Summer Performing Arts Day Camps 
Clinton, Metuchen, Montville, Parsippany, Roxbury, Sparta, Tenafly and Watchung

Front & Center for Performing Arts
95 Victory Rd., Suite #1, Springfield, NJ, 973-258-1123

Growing Stage Summer Arts Day Camp
The Palace Theatre, Rt. 183, Netcong, NJ, 973-347-4946

New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts
593 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, NJ, 973-566-9700

Playwrights Theatre Creative Arts Academy
33 Green Village Rd., PO Box 1295, Madison, NJ, 973-514-1787, ext. 21

Jewish Community Center Camp
760 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ, 973-530-3400

Summer Art Camp
Jane Voorhees Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick, NJ, 732-932-7237

Arts Guild New Jersey
1670 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ, 732-381-7511

Bergen Museum Teen Arts Camp
Bergen Mall, Rt. 4E & Forest Ave., Paramus, NJ, 201-291-8848

Color Me Mine Art Adventures Summer Camp
438 Springfield Ave., Summit, NJ, 908-598-0248

Fabricland Sewing Camp
855 Rt. 22, North Plainfield, NJ, 908-755-4700, ext. 140

Just Bead Yourself Jewelry making 
113 Central Ave., Westfield, NJ, 908-232-3411

Young Chefs Academy Mini-Camps
Rt. 22W, 901 Mountain Ave., Springfield NJ, 973-467-5551


IncrediFlix Summer Camps
Locations throughout New Jersey

IncrediFlix Summer Camps kids day camps nj Stimulate your imagination and creativity!
In every camp there is a focus on teamwork, creativity, and imagination. The children will work in age appropriate groups and go through all of the steps that Hollywood producers go through. In all camps, students will learn brainstorming, story structure and story boarding. In their stop motion animation camps, kids will create characters, backgrounds, film and do voice-overs for their movies. In filmmaking camps, kids will location scout, act, film and learn filmmaking strategies. Every student will get a copy of their movie after the camp ends to enjoy forever. Join and have your children make movies instead of watching them.

See their website for a detailed list of their camps.

Locations in: Chester Twp., Bedminster, Far Hills, Warren, New Providence, Metuchen, Edison, Somerset, Skillman, South Brunswick, Pemberton, Holmdel, Tatum Park, Rumson, Fair Haven, Tinton Falls, Cherry Hill, Mt. Laurel, Deptford, Manahawkin, Wall and Spring Lake.

Make movies (and memories) that last a lifetime with IncrediFlix this summer!

iD Tech Camps for Kids & Teens iD Tech Camps Educational NJ Computer Day Camps for Kids
Held at Princeton, Kean, Monmouth,
Montclair State, Rider and Seton Hall

iD Tech Camps educational day camps for kids in nj The Future Starts Here!
This summer, explore a top campus, make friends as you master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 275,000 alumni. At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 can learn to code, build websites, design video games, experience virtual reality, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters and more!

The top universities on the planet-Stanford, MIT, Princeton-have trusted and hosted iD Tech’s programs for over 15 years, inspiring students to dream BIG. The 8:1 student-to-instructor guarantee ensures customized learning with the smallest class sizes, leading to “a-ha moments” and awesome outcomes. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style.

iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies and an online learning platform. Get started today at or call (888) 709-8324 and join iD Tech as they inspire the makers of tomorrow.

Premier computer camp in New Jersey

Storming Robots, Technology Learning Center
3322 Rt. 22W, Building 4, Branchburg, NJ, 908-595-1010


Eagle’s Landing Day Camp Eagles Landing Day Camp Childrens Summer Day Camps in Central NJ
74 Davidson Mill Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Eagle's Landing Day Camp Middlesex County New Jersey Day Camps for Kids Summer Day Camps for ages 3 - 15!
Eagle’s Landing offers 2-8 week sessions and provides parents with the opportunity to choose the weeks that work for them. Eagle's Landing’s program is broad and varied, encompassing all areas of camp life. Their Supervisors and Division Leaders are certified teachers. They offer a high level of expertise for the best possible instruction. Activities and schedules are geared to the age, interests and needs of the campers.

Eagle’s Landing offers a full-day program for ages 3-15 (entering 10th grade). In addition, for campers ages 3-5 (entering kindergarten) they have a half-day option along with a 3, 4 or 5-day option. Their elective program begins in 3rd grade and campers in grades 6-10 participate in the trip program each week. Eagle’s Landing offers a Leader-In-Training (LIT) program for campers entering 9th grade and a Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program for campers entering 10th grade. Summer camp begins June 26th and ends August 18th. Transportation options include air-conditioned, door-to-door transportation or Central Pick-Up (for those looking to save some money). They also offer before and after care from 7am to 6:30pm. Registration is open now and tours are available.

Tours Available!

Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Road, Branchburg, NJ 08876

Branchburg Sports Complex NJ Childrens Day Camps
BSC SUMMER CAMP Branchburg Sports Complex summer day camps NJ
Beat the heat and join the fun this summer at Branchburg Sports Complex! New Jersey's newest indoor sports & family entertainment complex hosts a variety of fun-filled day camps to keep kids busy all summer long. Camps are offered for 10 weeks throughout the summer. They offer a variety of camps for children ages 3 to 13 years. BSC's original day camp, KidVenture features fun weekly camp themes and action-packed activities including laser tag, field games, arts & crafts, arcade games and much more. Your children will play safely from morning until afternoon under the guidance of their professionally trained and fun-loving staff. Branchburg Sports Complex KidVenture Day Camps offer full and half day options, plus convenient pre-camp and after-camp care. Multi-week discounts are available upon registration. Campers will meet new friends, participate in creative activities, learn teamwork and have an unforgettable summer!

Central NJ

Fort Monmouth Recreation Area 
2566 Guam Lane, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
732-842-4000, ext. 4312

Monmouth County Park System summer day camps in Monmouth County New Jersey Half Day and Full Day Options!
Are you looking for a summer camp your child will love? Camps at Fort Monmouth Recreation Area in Tinton Falls are perfect for the child who wants to enjoy a little bit of everything. Summertime Fun at the Fort offers days filled with crafts, active games and sports that are sure to fit your schedule. Sign up for half-day or full-day options and choose only the weeks you want. Plus, Summertime Fun at the Fort offers Flex Care options to suit your busy schedule, perfect for the working or busy mom and dad! Visit the website for more information and to register online!

Great for all ages!

William Paterson University Youth Programs 
1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470

William Paterson University Youth Programs Day Camp Programs in Northern New Jersey Resident and Commuter options available
William Paterson University’s Summer Youth Programs are back with a fresh variety of offerings for summer 2017. Immerse yourself in a unique university summer experience from June 26–August 11, 2017. You can choose from more than 100 exciting programs designed for middle- and high school-aged children. Options include week-long stays in the residence halls or daily commutes. William Paterson University’s Pre-College Programs include: Arts, Communication, Business, Math, Music, Science, Social Sciences, Technology, Writing and College Readiness. Students entering Grades 4 to 9 can participate in Summer Life on Campus, the ideal program for parents who are looking for a full-day camp that offers both academic and recreational activities. Visit the website for a complete list of Summer Day Camp Programs offered at William Paterson University. Spots fill up quickly—register today!

10% Discount available for early registrations by May 31.

Camp runs June 26 – August 11

Blossom Hill Country Day School 
22 Allerton Road, Lebanon, NJ 08833

Blossom Hill Country Day School Summer Day Camps in NJ Summer Fun at Blossom Hill Country Day School!
Blossom Hill Summer Camp is a great program for a variety of ages. The school sits on a beautiful 4 ½ acre country property with a state-of-the-art salt water pool. Campers have access to the pool daily, but will also be entertained by many of the camp’s special guests and creative projects. Their sessions include Art week, Lego week, Robotics week, Magic week, Cooking week, Sports week, Science and Engineering weeks. Programs are created for toddlers and pre-k children as well as kindergarten to 4th grade. Sessions are from 9am - 3pm with extended day offered as well. To find out more please visit the website or speak to one of their summer directors for details.

Swim lessons also available!

Head Over Heels Gymnastics 
287 Cheesequake Road, Parlin, NJ 08859

Head Over Heels Gymnastics athletic summer camps in Central NJ On and off site activities!
Head Over Heels presents The Greatest Summer Camp on Earth! Campers can expect to have a good time throughout the whole day! They will enjoy a mix of gymnastics, dance, cheer and karate, along with fun in-house activities, field trips and ending with their huge carnival event! Throughout the summer, campers will be able to earn tickets that can be used to play games, feed animals and win prizes at the carnival. The more your child comes, the more tickets he/she will have! This is one summer camp you don’t want to miss!

They offer flexible schedules, allowing to pick and choose the days and weeks you would like to attend and their camp price includes the cost of the events and field trips. Head Over Heels Gymnastics Summer Camp program is offered at both locations! The Middletown facility is located at 7 Kanes Lane in Middletown, New Jersey and can be reached at 732-671-2328.

Multi-week discount available!

Jump! Immersion School Summer Camp 
Located in Edison, Livingston and Westfield NJ

Jump Immersion School unique kids day camps in Central NJ All the summer fun with a language immersion twist!
Jump! Immersion Summer Camp offers all the summer fun with a language immersion twist in Spanish or Mandarin Chinese! The Jump! Immersion Summer Camp incorporates all the summer fun into a language learning environment. The summer camp includes authentic cultural games, outdoor activities, arts & crafts and forming great friendships all while learning to speak or becoming fluent in another language. Jump! Immersion Summer Camp offers summer camp adventures for ages 3 – 11 years old. They conveniently offer 2, 3 or 5 day camp options from 9am – 3pm and provide before care from 7:30am – 9am and after care from 3pm – 6pm.

Ready to go? Call 732-371-2221 or visit for additional information. They are looking forward to a wonderful summer!

Call to inquire today!

My Gym Glenrock 
522 Broad Street, Glen Rock, NJ 07452

My Gym Glenrock toddler summer camps northern nj We are the experts in children’s fitness!
My Gym Fun Days are simply the best! When schools are closed for the holidays and vacations, children can come to My Gym of Glenrock to participate in energizing fitness games, non-competitive gymnastics, arts & crafts, music and so much more. Each Fun Day program is uniquely designed to keep your children moving and active, as they emphasize physical development and personal success. Drop your children for 3 hours of fun! My Gym offers pay-by-the-day options, as well as multi-day and sibling discounts. Daily camps conveniently take place on Columbus Day, Teachers Convention, Black Friday, Winter, Spring & Summer Break, MLK Day & Presidents Day. Don’t miss out on the fun!

They keep children healthy by making fitness fun!

My Gym Princeton 
625 Nassau Park Blvd., Princeton, NJ 08540

My Gym Princeton year round day camps central nj Year round day camps in Mercer County
My Gym Fun Days are simply the best! When schools are closed for the holidays & vacations, children can come to My Gym to participate in energizing fitness games, non-competitive gymnastics, arts & crafts, music and so much more. Each Fun Day program is uniquely designed to keep your children moving and active, as they emphasize physical development and personal success. Drop your children for 3 hours of fun! Columbus Day, Teachers Convention, Black Friday, Winter, Spring & Summer Break, MLK Day & Presidents Day. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Fitness made fun for kids!

Lorrimer Nature Day Camps
790 Ewing Avenue, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

Lorrimer Nature Day Camps unique day camp experience in Northeast NJ
A summer of fun with nature!
The New Jersey Audubon has partnered with the Lorrimer Sanctuary to host the 2016 Lorrimer Nature Day Camps in Bergen County NJ. This unique day camp experience was created out of the need to foster environmental awareness and appreciation for the natural world. When children learn about and appreciate nature at a young age, the need to preserve the environment stays with them for life. Camps are broken into different age groups to ensure children participate in age- appropriate lesson and activities. All camp sessions are taught by trained and experienced environmental educators who are dedicated to their field of study. Sessions are broken up as follows: Tadpole Camp for ages 4 - 6, Junior Naturalists for ages 7 - 11, Fishing Camp for ages 8 - 12 and Reptile and Amphibian Camp for ages 8 - 12. Camps take place Monday through Friday starting June 27 and ending August 26. Visit the website for specific camp dates and to sign your child up today!

Limited availability - sign up today!

The Meadow's School The Meadow's School day camps in Bergen County NJ
102 Borough Street, Rutherford, NJ 07070

The Meadow's School kids day camps in Northern NJ
Excellence in day camps
The Meadow's School‘s staff is committed to providing the best care and education possible. Their staff works with parents to develop a close and lasting relationship throughout your child's time at The Meadow's School. The school's goal is to help children feel good about themselves, deal with feelings appropriately, develop friendships, welcome diversity and accept changes. They accomplish these goals by providing a positive climate structured around the promotion of self-worth, self-esteem and self-discipline.

The Meadow's School offers a fun and educational day camp for children up to kindergarten-aged. Science, language arts, math and computers, dramatic play, woodworking and social studies rooms encourage creativity, self-expression and allow children to explore new horizons. Outside playgrounds allow children to run around and play in a safe environment. Full and part time enrollment available. Call to make an appointment with the school representative.

Fun, educational and creative play

Newark YMWCA The Newark YMCA Essex County NJ Day Camps
600 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102

Newark YMCA excellent summer day camps in North Jersey A summer to discover
The Newark YMCA offers a variety of excellent educational and recreational summer day camp programs for children of all ages. Children who join the Newark YMCA's summer camp build strong friendships with fellow campers and rewarding connections with caring mentors all while partaking in exciting opportunities and unparalleled sports programs. The YMCA summer camp helps build the community through their core values of care, honesty, respect and responsibility. Campers develop confidence, a strong sense of self and respect, all while participating in fun activities.

Campers participate in a wide variety of activities including swimming, arts and crafts, sports, physical fitness activities and group games. There will also be off-site excursions to museums, shows, playgrounds and cultural events. Outdoor activities, which take place at the YMCA Camp Linwood MacDonald, located on 200 acres, range from ziplining to ropes courses, hiking, survival courses, archery and much more. Camps run weekly from late-June to mid-August. Visit the website to register today.

Camp runs weekly June through August

YMCA of Greater Bergen County
360 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601

YMCA of Greater Bergen County Day Camps in Bergen County NJ ACA Accredited Summer Camp
The YMCA of Greater Bergen County offers a variety of summer camps in Northeast NJ for grades K-1, 2-7 and 8-9, as well as ages 16-17. All of their American Camp Association accredited summer camps are located on Lake Kanawauke, in the beautiful and scenic woods of Harriman State Park. The landscape provides a natural setting with access to hiking trails and a number of lakes. Each camp has its own waterfront with a fleet of canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and paddle boats that offers a wide variety of age-appropriate waterfront activities. Athletic facilities include a blacktop area, 2 sports fields, an archery range, rock climbing wall made from real rock and challenge course. For indoor activities, each camp has a recreation hall and an arts and crafts cabin. Visit the website for activities specific to each age group and to register today!

Overnight camp available!

Cresthill Academy Summer Camp
39 Ridgedale Ave., East Hanover, NJ 07936

Cresthill Academy Summer Camp Southern NJ Day Camps Weekly summer camp in Southern NJ
Now enrolling for summer 2015! Cresthill Academy is the premier child care facility in East Hanover, NJ. They offer full time and part time programs for infants, toddlers, preschool age and kindergarteners. They also offer a premier summer camp program at their Southern NJ facility beginning July 6 for ages 1 up to 9 years old. Each weekly theme is hand-picked by their educational team to ensure your child's academic success throughout the summer months. Camp themes change weekly and activities and entertainment have been selected to correlate with each theme. Themes include Science Week, Art Week, Sports Week, Safari Week, Chef Week, Physical Week, Construction Week and Gaming Week. School-age campers can enroll on a weekly basis. A free bonus week is offered to all school-age campers who enroll in 6 weeks or more! Visit the website for more information and to enroll today!

Water play offered twice a week!

Sahara Sam's Oasis 
535 North Route 73, West Berlin, NJ 08091

Sahara Sams Oasis childrens day camps inNJ Fun, safe summer camp in NJ for all ages!
Sahara Sam's Oasis is located in West Berlin, New Jersey. It is a family owned and family focused indoor and outdoor water park, arcade, and all around entertainment destination. Their innovative design provides year-round water park attractions inside and out. Out of the nearly 70,000 square feet of indoor fun, 80% is contained under a retractable roof system providing a weather proof experience. Most recently the waterpark opened a 2-acre outdoor expansion replicating the thrills of ocean side entertainment – The Beach Club in addition to a new dining court facility and private birthday party rooms. Attractions aside, Sahara Sam’s is recognized for exceptional service in a clean, safe, and fun atmosphere. Additionally, Sahara Sam’s is the principal financial backer for SAMBULANCE Safety Squad a 501(c)3 nonprofit education program. It’s Always 84 and Sunny at Sahara Sam’s!

Indoor water park perfect for any camp trip!

Summer Camp at The Atlantic Club
1904 Atlantic Avenue, Manasquan, NJ 08736

Summer Camp at The Atlantic Club summer day camps in Monmouth County NJ Weekly Themed Camps!
The Atlantic Club offers enrichment summer camps at their location in Manasquan, NJ. They aim to restore and maintain what children learn during the academic year so campers can return to school in the fall with confidence. Camps run weekly from June 20 through August 19, choose the weekly options and themes that appeal to your child and work for your budget. Camp themes range from Just Desserts to Buggin' Out, Sprockets, Cook with a Book, Drawn to Art, Ahoy Matey, Safari Adventure, Little Fashionistas and many more. Various camps are taking place weekly, visit the website to see specific weekly camps to enroll in. Hurry, as spots fill quickly!

Ages 4 through 15 years old

The Albrook School
361 Somerville Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ, 908-580-0661

The Work-Family Connection
Locations in Clinton Twp., NJ, Chatham, NJ and Montclair, NJ, 908-534-5935

Bernardsville Recreation Day Camp
Bernardsville, NJ, 908-766-2546

Camp Deeny Riback 
208 Flanders-Netcong Rd., Flanders, NJ, 973-929-2901

Camp Riverbend 
116 Hillcrest Rd., Warren, NJ, 908-580-CAMP

Cherry Blossom Montessori
20 Equator Ave., Flagtown, NJ, 908-369-4436

JCC Early Childhood Camps 
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ, 973-530-3479

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA 
1340 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ, 908-889-5455

Girl Scout Camps of NJ
Girl Scout Council of Greater Essex County, 973-746-8200

Hi-Hills Camp at Gill St. Bernard's 
Bernard's School, Gladstone, NJ, 908-234-0067

Kinderprep Summer camps
812 South Ave., Westfield, NJ, 908-317-6900

Madison Area YMCA Camp 
111 Kings Rd., Madison, NJ, 973-822-YMCA

Meadowbrook Day Camp 
73 E. Valley Brook Rd., Long Valley, NJ, 908-876-3429

East Orange YMCA Day Camp
100 North Arlington Ave., East Orange, NJ, 973-673-5588

South Mountain YMCA Day Camps
13 Jefferson Ave., Maplewood, NJ, 973-762-4145

Sussex County YMCA Blue Mountain Day Camp
1035 Fairview Lake Rd., Newton, 973-209-9622

West Essex YMCA
321 South Livingston Ave., Livingston, NJ, 973-992-7500

Oak Knoll Adventures Summer Camp
44 Blackburn Rd., Summit, NJ, 908-522-8186

Summer Explorations at Kent Place
Kent Place School, 42 Norwood Ave., Summit, NJ, 908-273-0900

Sundance Summer Camp
401 Greenbrook Rd., North Plainfield, NJ, 908-561-5055

Union County College for Kids 
Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford, NJ, 908-709-7600


A unique horse camp in NJ!

Miller Farms Horseback Day Camp NJMiller Farms Best horseback riding in NJ - Map
134 N. Grove Street, Berlin, NJ 08009

Southern New Jersey

Miller Farms offers a unique horse day camp. Children learn a great deal of knowledge about horses and safety around horses. Camp is offered Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm. Each day of camp consists of a riding lesson as well as a trail ride. Kids learn balance on a horse and to lead on their own. Each child is assigned his/her own horse to care for the entire week. This consists of daily grooming, feeding, and riding. There are numerous activities that take place during the day all revolving around love for horses. For more information, visit their website or call 856-728-3500.

They also offer 1 Hour Trail Rides that are open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays - year round for just $30 per person!

A fun educational horse camp in NJ!

Kafka Equestrian Center Day Camp NJKafka Equestrian Center horseback riding day camps in NJ
901 Valley Road, Watchung, NJ 07069

Northern New Jersey

Kafka Equestrian Center offers a fun summer program from June through August. Each day of the week is a different theme.

Monday: Horse care, safety, putting on saddle and bridle, hours of riding, crafts.



  • June 26-30
  • July 17-21
  • July 31- Aug. 1
  • Aug. 14-18
  • Aug. 21-25
  • Aug. 28-Sept. 1
Daily hours are 9am - 3pm
Tuesday: Hawaii Luau, Limbo, hula, pineapple, games, lots of riding

Wednesday: Western riding, campfire, roping, team penning goats, gathering eggs, s'mores.

Thursday: pajama day, relays, egg spoon race, water games, creek fishing for minnows, riding in your PJs.

Friday: Horse show for parents at 1:00, pizza

Also a jumping program for intermediate riders - dates to be announced soon. For more information, visit or call 908-405-8038.

Summer Horse Camp Programs in NJ!

Hunter Brook Horse Farm Horseback Riding Day Camp NJHunter Brook Horse Farm Best horseback riding in NJ - Map
672 Fort Plains Road, Howell, NJ 07731

Central New Jersey

Hunter Brook will be conducting three five day camps. All Hunter Brook summer horse camps feature extended daily riding lessons along with daily grooming and bathing of horses and instruction in the care of horses. Campers will participate in games on horseback, costume rides, riding to music, arts and crafts and other horse related activities including grazing, braiding, bathing & clipping of horses.

All of these activities lead to Hunter Brook's Camp Horse Show, on the final day of the program, where parents, family and friends are invited to see how much the campers have learned.

Participants may attend programs in any combination. Discounts for families sending more than one camper and for campers attending more than one camp. Camp hours are from 9:30-3 Mon-Fri. Please call 732-319-0662 for more information and a tour of the facility. Hunter Brook is a full service facility featuring year round riding instruction, camp and birthday parties.

Call for a tour and more information or visit their website

Safe and Exciting Horseback Riding Camp in NJ!

Legacy Riding Stables Children's Day Camps NJLegacy Riding Stables Best horseback riding in NJ
3299 Bordentown Avenue, Sayreville, NJ 08872

Central New Jersey

At Legacy Riding Stables horseback riding camp children and teens learn many aspects of horsemanship including grooming, horse nutrition, care and saddling. Summer camp programs also include Riding Lessons and Trail Rides at the beautiful wooded Capik Nature Preserve. Their camp horses have taught hundreds of children and teens how to ride so your child is guaranteed to be safe!

At Legacy’s Summer Camp, children and teens will have the opportunity to experience horse ownership for a week and all the fun that goes with it. At camp, children will experience a variety of activities including taking care of and riding horses, hiking to a lake for a picnic lunch, arts and crafts, playing horse oriented games and much more. On Fridays, parents, friends and family are all invited to the weekly Summer Camp Horse Show! Their summer horseback riding camp teaches horsemanship, responsibility and riding skills.

Each Camp session is Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Early drop-offs and late pick-ups are available. Visit their website for more info. and to learn how to sign your child up today!

Summer & Year Round Camps - Horseback Riding Lessons

Global Equestrians horseback riding day camps in Northern NJGlobal Equestrians Int. Riding School 
40 Kiceniuk Rd., Annandale, NJ 08801
801-656-5941 and 908-452-6633

Northern New Jersey
Global Equestrians International Riding School is an equestrian riding school specializing in hunter and jumpers with a strong emphasis on dressage. The facility is located on 80 acres of pristine farmland. The large indoor arena and several outside rings, including a jumper fields, allow for training rain or shine! Horseback riding camps are goal-oriented and personalized for each camper. Camps are led by USEF-certified instructors and trainers. Horseback riding camps at Global Equestrian are available year round and are geared towards students of all abilities, from beginner to more advanced.

Their students have competed and won championships at local and A-Rated shows throughout the United States. Global Equestrians’ offers an exclusive training and coaching program for the serious show students with the hopes of the Olympic dream. Lesson and lease horses are available, as well as boarding. New students and visitors are always welcome. Please contact the school directly at 801-656-5941. Visit their website or Facebook page Global Equestrians Int. Riding School LLC.

Summer Day Camp - Horseback Riding Lessons - Horse Shows

Pembrook Farm Riding Camps for Kids in Southern NJPembrook Farm Riding Camp
1722 Route 47, Dennis Township, NJ 08270

Southern New Jersey
Pembrook Farm of Dennis Township is the farm to go to if you are looking to sign your son or daughter up for a horseback riding camp that runs through the summer months. The summer program is designed in such a way that first-time riders can learn the basics while longtime riders can master and perfect their skill. Riding lessons take place on a daily basis, during which kids will not only learn about riding, but also the care of the horse. Knowing that horseback riding is a hobby that could follow people into adulthood, Pembrook Farm integrated the care program into their summer camp as practice. During these times, students will learn stall care, grooming, historical information about horses and much more! It is a rewarding summertime camp program that will help children decide whether or not horseback riding is for them.

Palermo Show Stable
1555 Burnt Mills Rd., Bedminster, NJ, 908-719-7500

River Edge Farm Riding Day Camp
1575 River Rd. East, Bedminster, NJ, 908-420-1274

Seaton Hackney Stables
440 South Street, Morristown, NJ, 973-644-3355



Mad Science Best horseback riding in NJ

Mad Science Birthday Parties in NJ
Mad Science parties entertain children of all ages with exciting, high-energy, interactive shows that come to you! Their no-mess, hassle-free parties typically last one hour, with the option of special add-ons, like cotton candy-making, bubbling potions and rocket launches. Children discover objects that float through columns of air, marvel at the mystery of fireworks, see the power of electricity, be amazed by green-glowing water and much, more! Children leave Mad Science parties with fun and educational take-home experiments like slippery slime, fantastic Mad Science putty or super bouncy balls! Goodie bags, invitations and thank you cards are also available.

Mad Science is the area's leading science provider!
Mad Science has been entertaining and educating children in the area for over 13 years. All Mad Science programs are performed by fully trained, exciting, entertaining and professional instructors equipped with awe-inspiring gear.

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L3 Academy 
One Greenwood Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

L3 Academy kids day camps in New Jersey Science - Minecraft – LEGO® - Robotics - Coding
Weekly STEM, coding & Minecraft camps. No 2 alike.

Combine education with summer fun in the sun, L3’s weekly STEM-themed camps engage your child’s curiosity with a hands-on curriculum! Read more about the different themed weeks on their website. School holiday/vacation camps also available. L3 Academy also hosts birthday parties and after school programs.

Weekly camp themes include:
July 10-14, 2017
Robotics Camp(s) 9A-1:00PM Grades 2-8
Minecraft 1-3PM 2-8

July 17-21, 2017
Science Explorers 9AM-1PM Grades K-2
Coding: Videogame Programming 9AM-1PM Grades 2-8
Minecraft 1-3:00PM 1-8

July 24-28, 2017
Robotics & Chess 9AM-1PM Grades 1-8
Minecraft 1PM-3PM 1-8

July 31-Aug. 4, 2017*
Jedi Science & Engineering 9-1PM Grades K-3
Superhero Science Camp 1-3PM Grades K-3
Chess & Coding (Game Design and Interactive Programming)

August 7-11, 2017*
Grossology & Robotics 9AM-1PM Grades K-3
Science Explorers 1PM-3PM Grades K-3
L3 Academy Robotics Club/Competitive Training Camp: 9AM-3PM Grades 5-8

Join campers on weekly adventures into the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). L3 Academy believes that the combination of learning, physical activity and fun in the sun can all be combined for a great camp experience. Camps have the option of a half-day or full-day session with different themes. Whenever possible, campers will have the opportunity to go outside to participate in outdoor science and engineering experiments.

Check out their birthday parties too: LEGO® Robotics, Super Scientists, Minecraft, Geologist Adventure, CSI and much more. Visit their birthday party page. Please contact them with questions or for more information at 973-783-8333 or

*July 31-August 11 camps held at Glen Ridge Congregational Church at 195 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.

Combination of learning, physical activity and fun in the sun!

Liberty Science Center 
222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305

Liberty Science Center kids day camps NJ Seven weeks of fun and exploration
Why is Liberty Science Center's camp different? It offers a fun, innovative, and inquiry-based curriculum chock full of exciting hands-on exploration and challenges. Design a drone, a robot, or a mobile game app. Explore the science of superheroes or Pokeman. Become a Myth Buster, or discover Race Car Science. Over 45 sessions to choose from!

Their supportive environment includes a passionate, skilled teaching staff and cool science visualization tools. Kids learn by creating and building, and have a blast! LSC’s camp is for rising 1st - 8th graders. Sessions are offered Mon-Fri from 9:00-4:00 July 10 - August 25. Extended AM and PM hours are available for an extra charge. Read the detailed camp information and reserve your preferred topic and week(s) today at

Liberty Science Center’s Summer Science Day Camp

Mad Science Summer & Camp Programs 
They come to you! Serving all of NJ 888-662-6688 or 609-737-0313



Camp Mason YMCA
23 Birch Ridge Rd., Hardwick, NJ, 908-362-8217

Fairview Lake YMCA Sleep-Away Camp
1035 Fairview Lake Rd., Newton, NJ, 973-383-9282

Lindley G. Cook 4-H Camp
100A Struble Rd., Branchville, NJ, 973-948-3550


Fundamentals Sports Camp
52 Great Hills Rd., Short Hills, NJ 07078

Fundamentals Sports Camp Best Camps for Kids who Love Sports in NJ A variety of sports available!
Fundamentals Sports Camp is a Short Hills, NJ summer camp that offers children ages 5 – 13 the opportunity to spend their summer days learning a new sport, socializing with friends and building character in ways you never could have imagined.

Children will be given the choice to attend basketball, hockey, soccer, football or even baseball camp, learning every skill they need in order to progress in the game. Other programs that are available include golf, Ultimate Frisbee and Olympic style games. More than simply learning the sport, children who participate in this Essex County NJ sports camp will learn dedication and discipline. They will leave the camp not only loving a new sport, but also having the drive to continue playing year round.

NJ sports camps that build character

Bridgewater Sports Arena
1425 Frontier Road, Bridgewater, NJ, 732-627-0006

Hoop Heaven Basketball Camps
Bridgewater, NJ, 732-271-4667

Drew Athletic Camps
Drew University, 36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ, 973-408-3000

Murray Hill Health & Racquet Club Summer Tennis Camp
593 Central Ave., New Providence, NJ, 908-665-1141

Raritan Valley Community College Sports Camps
Rt. 28 & Lamington Rd., North Branch, NJ, 908-526-1200, ext. 8235

Somerset County Junior Golf Program
Somerset County Park Commission, 908-369-1458

The Sports Academy
56 E. Willow St., Millburn, NJ, 973-912-9002


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