Specialty Camps

 

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps offers a selection of summer camp programs that focus on specific areas of interest. Campers live in cabins based on gender and age.


NEW! Build It
Coed, Entering Grades 5-10
June 24 - June 30 $1,045

Build more than just a birdhouse! This week we'll focus on empowering kids to be creative thinkers and innovators to tackle future challenges. Campers will learn to build small woodworking projects, like bird houses, step stools and other home decorations. They will also develop essential life-skills, like perseverance, creative problem solving teamwork and confidence using real hand tools

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Culinary Adventures 

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
June 17 - June 23 $1,045
NEW DATE! June 24 - June 30 $1,045 MORE SPACE ADDED! 7 Girls and 8 Boys Left!
NEW DATE! August 12 - August 18 $1,045 MORE SPACE ADDED! 7 Girls and 8 Boys Left!
 

Budding cooks will start with the fundamentals of cooking - learning food identification and kitchen vocabulary, and more experienced chefs will learn cutting techniques and which seasonings can be used to achieve their intended taste. All campers will participate in lessons in meal planning, nutrition, and sustainable food practices. Campers will also learn the proper way to set a table and rules of kitchen safety and health. New for 2018 - Campers will stay in the Wickapeck Lodge!

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Creative Arts 
Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
June 17 - June 23 $1,045
June 24 - June 30 $1,045

Creative Arts Camp is a full week of fun for young artists in both the performing and visual arts in a comfortable, non-competitive environment. Activities include drama, improvisation, drawing, dance, voice, creative writing and guitar. Recreation time and all-camp activities supplement your arts program.

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Fairview Adventure - Back by Popular Demand!

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
July 1 - July 7 $1,045
July 22 - July 28 $1,045 GIRLS FULL, Boys Limited Space left!
It's the adventure your kids have been waiting for! Join us for a week of camp and experience what Fairview has to offer. Campers will select week-long activities including classic programs like archery, climbing and boating. Get a taste of traditional camp to help campers ease into a longer stay, or extend your time at camp doing your favorite programs. 

Fairview Discovery

Coed, Entering Grades 5-10
June 17 - June 23 $1,045
June 24 - June 30 $1,045
August 12 - August 18 $1,045 GIRLS FULL, Boys Limited Space left!

Fairview Discovery is the ideal program for a camper looking for a fantastic week-long traditional camp experience. This is also the perfect program for three-week traditional campers to extend their stay and to participate in one more week of their favorite camp activities. Campers in our Fairview Discovery program may select from a wide array of daily activities. Each day’s activities are capped with a selection of sports and games at our sports field, or a swim at our waterfront.

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NEW! Farm Camp - LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
August 26 - September 1 $875

Learn the basics of animal care as you experience life on the small animal farm! Campers and counselors will be charged with the care of Fairview Lake's goats, chickens and bunnies. They will also learn about other animals, participate in fun camp activities, and learn about responsibility and teamwork. 

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NEW! Fishing Camp

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
June 17 - June 23 $1,045
August 12 - August 18 $1,045 GIRLS FULL, Boys Limited Space left!

Learn the basics of freshwater fishing on our beautiful 110-acre lake. Cast your line and try to catch large and small mouth bass, catfish, sunfish, perch, pickerel and more. Fish from a boat, from shore and from our very own fishing dock. Campers will also enjoy other activities that camp has to offer in this newly imagined week. Campers are welcome to bring their own equipment to use at camp (recreation poles - please do not bring saltwater or fly fishing poles!)

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NEW! FortCamp

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
July 15 - July 21 $1,045
July 29 - August 4 $1,145* GIRLS FULL, Boys Limited Space left!
Are you a gamer who loves survival, adventure and challenge? How about learning those skills in REAL life? Learn and practice marksmanship, build survival shelters and learn about survival skills, learn about woodworking and building, play group games, explore camp and more! *Campers registered for the July 29-August 4 will go to the Sussex County Farm and Horse show and NJ State fair with the rest of camp! (Tuition includes bus, lunch, fair admission and spending money!) 
 
Sailing/Windsurfing
Coed, Entering Grades 5-10
June 17 - June 23 $1,115
June 24 - June 30 $1,115

Learn sailing skills and proper terminology to become proficient sailors, or try windsurfing! Campers use three beginner boats — Sunfish, Lasers and Comets. Campers must pass the Advanced Swim Assessment to participate in this camp.

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Target Games - Back by Popular Demand!

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
July 8 - July 14 $1,045

At Target Games, campers will learn the skills and discipline required to become safe and educated marksman on our Archery and Rifle Ranges. Campers will also get to try other program areas during their week at camp. This is great for children of all levels, from beginners to advanced marksman. 

 
 
NEW! Teen Travel
Coed, Entering Grades 9-12
June 17 - June 23 $1,575 FULL!
August 12 - August 18 $1,575 FULL!

Teen Adventures Travel Camp is designed for the teen who is interested in embarking on a new adventure every day! Start your day at camp, then head out with your friends for a day of fun. Trips include: Paintball, Disc Golf, Baseball Game, Outdoor Climbing, New York City and Hershey Park!

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NEW! Wilderness Week
Coed, Entering Grades 5-8
August 19 - August 25 $875

Campers are invited to spend a week at camp in a new program based out of our Delaware Unit! This week will focus on the WILD side of camp, with programing based around adventure and discovery. 

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