Family Camps & Programs in New Jersey
Every family is different, but Fairview Lake YMCA Camps in New Jersey has something for everyone. We are dedicated to serving the youth and the families in our beloved state. From youth development to healthy living and social responsibility, we believe in challenging the mind and body while promoting fun, laughter, and love. Plenty of children have dreamed about spending their summer at camp. At Fairview Lake YMCA Camps, it’s possible for the entire family, all year long! Families come in all shapes and sizes, and so do our programs. From family camp weekends to weekly family rentals and parent/child weekends, we offer it all while keeping love at the center of our programs. Love is at the center of every family, and you can expect to find it within all our programs.
Why Choose Us?
We offer programs to fit the diversity of campers we cater to – from children to the entire family. As a 501(c)3 non-profit, social services organization, you have a lot to look forward to when you camp with us. We're an accredited camp situated on a beautiful New Jersey lake. We're are immensely proud to offer a myriad of fun activities for the entire family. Our camps are designed to cater to any skill set, interest, or personality. Learn more about our summer camps to find out which is best for your child.
What to Expect at Family Camp
If it's your first time coming to camp, you can expect a lot of fun and a very memorable trip. We encourage our camp-goers to try new things which will lead to new memories and a huge amount of fun. You’ll be able to create new and lasting friendships, too. You can expect our family camp to be your best, most memorable vacation yet! From canoeing and crafts to a myriad of other fun activities, we offer it all and then some. We have something for everyone, from archery and climbing walls to numerous athletic fields. You’ll quickly find your niche here at camp.
We Offer Fun Activities for the Entire Family
For over 100 years, the staff of Fairview Lake YMCA Camps in New Jersey has been providing premier experiences for children, adolescents and families alike. Our highly-skilled and compassionate staff help us ensure that anyone who attends our family camp programs will leave with a heightened sense of confidence and belonging. It’s important for families to feel connected to one another, and we want our families to feel like Fairview Lake YMCA Camps is their home away from home. Our dedicated staff provides various programs, all of which promote achievement and abilities, and plenty of which provide time to relax by a campfire.
Kick Back & Relax at Camp
While we definitely encourage participation and activeness during camp, our staff also understands family camp should also be a time to kick back and relax. So, whether you’re kicking back by a warm, crackling fire, or relaxing while watching a beautiful sunset, there’s something for everyone. Lounge by the large lake or chill out under the shade trees with your new friends! We also have a number of seasonal activities like swimming and fishing, as well as camp favorites like archery and climbing.
There’s So Much More to Camp!
While all of our family and parent-child programs offer traditional camp activities, such as hiking, canoeing, and sitting by the warmth of a crackling campfire, Fairview Lake YMCA Camps also offers themed programs for your family to enjoy. From woodworking weekends to special programs for fathers and sons, we have a variety of fantastic programs to help you build unbreakable bonds with your children. Programs include:
- Woodworking Weekends: Learn the basics of woodworking and build memories together! This fun weekend encourages parents and children to work together and create something beautiful.
- Mother-Son Weekends: Building a special bond between moms and sons is so important, and this weekend will encourage teamwork while you enjoy eachothers company.
- Father-Daughter Weekends: Dads and daughters will form a strong and lasting relationship through exciting activities, fun games and team building exercises.
- So much more!