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Camp Pump It Up Locations in Freehold and Roselle Park, NJ 732-409-4748 or 908-245-2021
"Where your imagination comes to play" Pump it Up offers full day and half day summer camps from June 23 through August 29th at their Freehold and Roselle Park locations. Each weekly session has its own theme such as Wacky Week, Color Wars, Education, Around the World and several more. See their website for specific dates and themes. At Pump it Up Camp children are encouraged to use their imagination and spend their time laughing, bouncing, playing games and creating art projects. Camps are intended for ages 4 - 11 years old, but older children can register.
Session 1 runs from 9am - 12:30pm and Session 2 runs from 12:30pm - 4pm. You can choose one or both sessions. For parents' convenience, they offer early drop off and late pick up! All campers should bring their own bagged lunch and snacks, no peanut products please.
Advance registration is required. For the Freehold location please call 732-409-4748 and for the Roselle Park location call 908-245-2021.
Art Camps and classes in Northern NJ Join us for an art-rageous camp adventure! Abrakadoodle art camps are fun and filled with creative art and drawing projects, music, stories, games and more. We offer camps year round. Weekend camps, school break camps, daily and weekly camps. This is not an ordinary Arts & crafts camp. We use fun, age-appropriate lessons to inspire creativity and let children use their imaginations to create unique masterpieces. We are partnered with Crayola, so we use high quality, safe art materials in all of our camps. We offer year round classes too! Visit our website at www.abrakadoodle.com/nj04 for more information or call (201) 836-1160.
A 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 challange themselves to see what they can create. Kids will learn professional techniques and elements of jewlery design to create 3 peieces a day! Create necklaces, bracelets, anklets, something 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 looking at their brochure! Call Just Bead Yourself today at 908-232-3411 to reserve your spot.
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. Our eight-week SUMMERART Camp for kids is perfect for keeping children cool and creative during their summer break. Additionally, we offer a series of classes for teens.
Each two-week session concludes with a student exhibit of the artwork done in the children’s 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. We offer four two-week sessions; Full-Day, Morning, and Afternoon options; and the choice between Studio Art Camp, Ceramics Camp, and Digital Media Camp.
Adventures in NJ Art Summer Classes! Every week has a different theme and each day children will use a different medium to create a craft that explores the week's topic. Kids will often complete several ceramic projects throughout the week as well. Some of the themes include the Jungle, Clay Week, Back to School, Around the World, Under the Sea and so much more!
Ages: Open to kids 7 years & older Fee: $235 (plus tax) per week (we do not allow single day sign ups) Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Lunch: Bring lunch Mon —Thurs. Pizza Party on Friday!
Pre-Registration and Pre-payment are required. There are limited spaces and classes fill up quickly, call now to sign up!
Check out their website for year-round activities! Northern NJ
Spend Winter Break Creating Beautiful Art Work 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 (9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.) and full day (9 a.m.-12 p.m.) 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. The art staff at Artisan has expertise in many fields: portfolio prep, graphic design, illustration, fashion design, sewing, drawing, painting, cartooning, origami, papier mache, clay and mosaics. The instructors share their love of teaching children and passion for their field of knowledge which they use to inspire the kids!
A 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.
Art 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.
Discover your Love for Technology at this NJ Computer Camp! Pingry Hi-Tech camps are designed to provide students with an opportunity to analyze, plan, and solve problems in engineering and computer science. In a supportive, age-appropriate environment, we provide a dynamic experience for students who embrace intellectual challenges! We help students enhance their sense of logic while inspiring the curiosity that is essential in continuing the discovery and learning process.
Pingry Hi-Tech Camps will run from June 23rd through August 15th on the Pingry Basking Ridge Campus. Our Level One programs are for students entering Grades 2-5; Level Two Programs are for students entering Grades 6-8.
Visit our website at www.pingry.org/bigbluesummeracademics to learn more about the Pingry Hi-Tech Camps. If you have additional questions, please contact Mark Facciani, Director of Summer and Auxiliary Programs, at email@example.com or (908) 647-5555 x1463.
One of the Most Fun Computer Camps in 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 our 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 us and have your children make movies instead of watching them.
See their website for a detailed list of their camps.
They have locations in: Chester Twp, Bedminister, Far Hills, Warren, New Providence, Metuchen, Edison, Sommerset, Skillman, South Brunswick, Pemberton, Holmdel, Tatum Park, Rumson, Fair Haven, Tinton Falls, Cherry Hill, Mt. Laurel, Deptford, Manahawkin, Wall Twnp, Spring Lake.
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Family owned for more than a century More than a century of sustainable farm family tradition has instilled in us a strong work ethic, true family values and a passion for farming; our foundation for providing pure, wholesome dairy products and on-farm activities for you.
As a 5th generation family farm, we have exceptional experience in producing some of New Jersey’s highest quality raw milk from generations of cow families we have cared for. As an award-winning Dairy of Distinction, we continue to pave the way for “greener” dairy farm practices, including our renewable solar energy system, soil conservation methods and nutrient recycling plans to ensure we are producing a sustainable product.
We are excited to share our century of experience with you and YOUR FAMILY through our local, farm-fresh dairy products as well as summer camps, farm tours, birthday parties and events!
BSC SUMMER CAMP
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. We 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 our 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!
New Leadership in 2014 - Fun for All Ages! Pingry’s Mega-V Day Camp is the cornerstone of Pingry’s “Big Blue Summer!” Our dynamic, kid-centered program features inclusive, original games including Mega-V Ball, Alien Invasion, Mission ImpossiBall, Capture the Universe, and Animal Rescue to keep children active and engaged; we also offer daily swim instruction, an enriching blend of art, drama, and music, and weekly special guests & events. This summer, Mega-V Camp will even feature its own game room with ping-pong, foosball, air hockey, and more! Mega-V Camp runs from June 30th to August 8th on our Basking Ridge Campus for children ages 3-13 – join the excitement this summer!
Voted BEST DAY CAMP in Monmouth County the past three years! If you want your child to have the most fun this summer, Seashore Day Camp was voted the BEST CAMP in MONMOUTH COUNTY in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Asbury Park Press Readers Choice Awards and has been the SHORE CHOICE with generations of families for 88 years.
Located a block from the beach, Seashore offers ocean breezes, swim instruction second to none, water sports that rival Caribbean vacations and the best activities, sports, trips and special events you’ll find anywhere.
Children get to do everything they like best and go to lots of fun places. The schedule includes a new adventure ropes course, 300’ long zip line, bungee jumping on the Trampoline Thing, 28’ rock wall, NEW FLEET OF BELLYAKS, banana boating, surfing, sailing, wind surfing, snorkeling, swimming, pool slides, inflatable sports park on water, jewelry making, water carnival, Rockit Live Concert, Yankee and Mets games, amusement parks, speedboat rides around the Statue of Liberty, tubing down the Delaware for a floating BBQ, Sea Gypsy Pirate Adventure & more.
Seashore also features specialty surf, sports and theater camps. Plus free door-to-door transportation.
Recognized as the first camp in NJ, Seashore has set the standard in camping since 1926.
Summer Fun at Blossom Hill Country Day School! Our summer camp programs blend team building, problem solving, and creative thinking together with the fun of outdoors, pool & play activities for ages 2-13. At Blossom Hill your child will have an outstanding, fun, and educational summer camp experience. We are devoted to providing a safe, fostering environment where children make new discoveries, gain fantastic friendships, and come home with a story and a smile each day!
We offer 8 weeks of half or full day sessions. Come and swim in our inground pool, partake in exciting field trips, and enjoy various games and crafts.
At Blossom Hill, the seeds you plant toady will blossom into bright the bright futures of tomorrow!
Dozens of Summer Day Camp Activities Kids will Love!
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 water park 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!
We are the experts in children’s fitness! 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 we emphasize physical development and personal success. Drop your children for 3 hrs of fun! Columbus Day, Teachers Convention, Black Friday, Winter, Spring & Summer Break, MLK Day & Presidents Day. Don’t miss out on the fun!
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 we 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!
Miller Farms - Map 134 N.Grove Street, Berlin, NJ
856-728-3500 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 our love for horses. For more information, visit our website www.millerfarmsllc.com or call 856-728-3500.
We also offer 1 Hour Trail Rides that are open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays - year round for just $30 per person!
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.
SUMMER PROGRAMS Dates 2014
June 23 - 27th
July 14 - 18th
July 28 - Aug. 1st
August 11 - 15th
August 18 - 22nd
August 25 - 29th
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, smores.
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 www.kafkafarms.com or call 908-405-8038.
Summer Horse Camp Programs in NJ!
Hunter Brook Horse Farm - Map 672 Fort Plains Road, Howell, NJ
732-319-0662 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 9:30-3:00 Mon-Fri. Please call 732-319-0662 for more information and a tour of our facility. Hunter Brook is a full service facility featuring year round riding instruction, camp and birthday parties.
Legacy Riding Stables 3299 Bordentown Avenue, Sayreville, NJ
732-727-3838 Central New Jersey
At Legacy Riding Stables horseback riding camp children and teens will learn many aspects of horsemanship including grooming, horse nutrition and 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 Day Camp - Horseback Riding Lessons - Birthday Parties
Kamp Kierson 107 W. Woodschurch Road, Flemington, NJ 08822
908-391-5348 Central New Jersey
Kierson Farm offers 9 weeks of Kamp Kierson during the summer for all ages and ability levels. Our passionate and knowledgeable staff will help to give your child a fabulous week of camp! Kamp Kierson is jam packed with horse activities, riding, crafts and games which makes it a week like no other! Call or email today to get more information and sign your child up for the camp of a life time! Visit our website to see the other services we offer.
NJ's home for circus arts education & training Discover the exciting world of circus arts at our 2 week Circus Place Camp. In our new 2,400 square foot facility, your child will be introduced to all the wonder circus has to offer. Campers explore all the core disciplines of circus including Aerial Arts, Manipulations and Balance, which all culminate in a “Big Top” performance for family and friends. Enjoy as your child builds self-confidence which they master balancing on a tight wire, walking tall on stilts, hopping on a walking globe and riding a unicycle. See their focus increase as they experience the joy of juggling, tossing a diabolo, spinning plates and flower sticks. Campers build strength and grace as they learn how to climb, pose and develop routines on our aerial silks, ropes and trapeze.
Each day begins with a warm up, moves onto skill building and collaborative play and ends with routine building and review of the day. Campers are encouraged to work together and build a community of acceptance and always show encouragement of one another.
One of NJ's most unique day camps for kids!
Mad Science Birthday Parties in NJ
Mad Science parties entertain children of all ages with exciting, high-energy, interactive shows that come to you! Our 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 will 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, 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? 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.
Call now to book your party! 888-662-6688 or 609-737-0313
L3 Academy One Greenwood Avenue, Montclair, NJ 973-783-8333
Science - Tech - Engineering - Maker - Camp
Weekly STEM-themed camp. No two alike.
Combine education with summer fun in the sun, our campers become scientists, physicists, engineers, architects, builders, inventors and so much more for a week of camp.
Weekly camp themes include:
• Amusement Park Science: Motions & Forces July 7-11
• Maker Camp: Inventions from Imagination July 14-18
• Jr. Inventor’s Camp July 21-25 (Grades K-1)
• The Art of Science & Engineering July 28-August 1 (Grades 1-4)
• Alternative Energy & Sustainability Aug 4-8 (Grades 2-4)
Each camper learns while they have fun. Engage your child’s curiosity with a hands-on STEM curriculum! With a 5:1 camper to camp staff ratio, L3 Academy’s weekly STEM-themed camps have a limited amount of open registrations.
Join campers on weekly adventures into world of STEM (science technology engineering maker). L3 Academy believes that the combination of learning, physical activity and fun in the sun can all be combined for a great camp experience. Each camp runs from 9 AM - 3 PM with extended day options for the morning and afternoons. Whenever possible, campers will have the opportunity to go outside to participate in outdoor science and engineering experiments.
Please contact us with questions or for more information at 973-783-8333 or Info@L3-Academy.com. More camp weeks will open up in August once initial camps have been filled.
Combination of learning, physical activity and fun in the sun!
3 week-long sessions! Make the most of your children’s summer at LSC! Rising 4th-7th graders can delve into subjects they don’t have time to pursue in school, exploring topics from the science of music to animals and ecosystems, and from robotics to programming. Kids learn the scientific principles behind their chosen topic, then tackle a hands-on project that puts those principles to work. Campers collaborate with children of similar interests and abilities, developing higher-level critical thinking and analytical skills. They’ll present their projects and findings to the group at the end of the week. Families are encouraged to attend the final presentation!
Science Camp at LSC offers 3 week-long sessions, July 28-August 1, August 4-8, and August 11-14. Lunch and two snacks are included. Ask about Kosher and vegetarian options. Learn more at LSC.org/camp or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Premier sports facility for camps in NJ! A summer spent at Centercourt Athletic Club will most certainly be one to remember! A perfect setting for your children to enjoy exciting days filled with tennis, various sports, fun, activities and so much more. A place for your children to grow, learn and most of all, have the summer of a lifetime! Our campers benefit from spending action packed days on the grounds of the premier tennis and sports facility in Northern New Jersey.
Throughout the summer, Centercourt offers various summer camp programs which include swimming in our brand new aquatic center and a hot lunch from our full service poolside café. Each week our campers experience fabulous themed events and activities including Funday Friday, bounce houses, obstacle courses, visits from the ice cream truck and so much more!
Our summer camps are 11 weeks, and for your convenience participants may sign up on a week to week basis. Visit our website www.centercourtclub.com or call 973-584-9322 for more information.
11 week sports camp in NJ!
Pingry Sports Camp Basking Ridge Campus, 131 Martinsville Road, Basking Ridge, NJ
Short Hills Campus, Country Day Drive, Short Hills, NJ 908-647-5555, x1463
One of the Largest Selections of Sports to Choose From! We are proud to offer outstanding, sport-specific camps throughout the summer at Pingry. From June through August on both the Short Hills and the Basking Ridge Campuses, our top coaches excel at teaching novices as well as seasoned athletes.
This summer, we will offer a variety of top-quality, sport-specific camps including: soccer, basketball, lacrosse, golf, and tennis! At Pingry, we provide a competitive athletic environment while instilling positive character traits such as responsibility, integrity, and self-discipline within a framework of sportsmanship and commitment to teamwork.
Visit our website at www.pingry.org/bigbluesummersports to learn more about the Big Blue Summer Sports Camps; our camps are open to all students from our surrounding communities unless specifically noted. If you have additional questions, please contact Mark Facciani, Director of Summer and Auxiliary Programs, at email@example.com or (908) 647-5555 x1463.
No Matter What Sports You're into this NJ Sports Camp has it all!
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