Specialty Camps

 

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps offers a selection of summer camp programs that focus on specific areas of interest. They are offered during the first and last weeks of summer camp. Campers are housed based on gender and age.


Culinary Adventures 

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
June 17 - June 23

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.

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

Creative Arts Camp is a full week of fun for budding 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 Discovery

Coed, Entering Grades 5-10
June 17 - June 23
June 24 - June 30
August 12 - August 18

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! Fishing Camp

Coed, Entering Grades 4-10
June 17 - June 23
August 12 - August 18

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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Gymnastics

Coed, Entering Grades 4-8
June 24 - June 30
August 12 - August 18

Tumble, twist and turn at our newest Specialty camp! Every afternoon, campers will be bussed to nearby Sparta, NJ for fun at Giant Gymnastics. This camp is geared toward beginners and no prior gymnastics experience is required. Campers will be coached by USA Gymnastics certified instructors and accompanied by Fairview Lake staff.

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Sailing/Windsurfing
Coed, Entering Grades 5-10
June 17 - June 23
June 24 - June 30

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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NEW! Teen Travel

Coed, Entering Grades 9-12
August 12 - August 18

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

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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