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About Us


Established in 1915, Fairview Lake YMCA Camps has been providing Sleep Away Summer camping for grades 2-11, Environmental Education for schools, Family Programs, and Weekend Retreats for individuals and groups. We develop programs for children, adults and families to realize their potential by focusing on specific skill sets, building confidence and creating a sense of belonging.

Fairview Lake YMCA, an ACA accredited camp, sits on mile-long Fairview Lake in Stillwater, New Jersey.  Our 660 acres adjoin the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, providing access to the Appalachian Trail, Delaware River, hiking and breathtaking views. Two waterfronts are complete with a fleet of canoes, rowboats, kayaks, sailboats and windsurfers to offer a variety of activities and unlimited fun with ample trained lifeguards.

Beyond the mesmerizing views of the lake at the center of camp, we have three athletic fields, two basketball courts, two tennis courts, hockey court for in-line skaters, sand volleyball court, archery and rifle ranges, low and high-ropes courses, and indoor and outdoor climbing walls.

Our cabins are clean and well maintained, complete with screened windows, built-in bunks, storage areas, electricity, flush toilets, hot showers, and most importantly - smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. For an experience closer to nature, we also offer seasonal cabins that have amenities nearby.

Board of Managers

Our Board of Managers works to ensure that all families and children have the opportunity to experience camp, regardless of their ability to pay. The board also works hard to ensure that the quality of life and facilities you will experience here at Fairview Lake YMCA Camps fits within our mission and strategic plan.

Jim Griffin, Chair, President, New Century Education

Matt Block, Vice Chair & HR, Livingston Public Schools

Steven Abrahams, Secretary/Treasurer, Milepost Capital Management, LLC

Trudy Atkins, Buildings & Properties, East Brunswick Public Schools

Bill Benkendorf, Buildings & Properties, Benks Land Services

Jonathan Clemente, Finance, Clemente Mueller, P.A. Attorneys at Law

Paul Gomperz, Program & Marketing, Voluntary Benefit Systems of America

Joan Griffin, Promontory Financial Group

Andrew Pfaff, Sovereign/Santander Bank/Santander Holdings USA

Gus Schmidt, Board Development, Pompton Lakes Board of Education (Retired)

Jess Seamon, New Jersey Community Capital

Frankie Williams, Marketing, Independent Networker

Scott Ross, Building-Properties, Global Aerospace, Inc.

Erin Drinkwater, City of New York

Clayton Nelson, Expedia Group


Greg Damell, Retired from Somerset Savings Bank

Susan Day, Retired from Union County Parks & Recreation

David Goldblatt, Family Service Manager, Beth Israel Cemetery

Jeff King, Chairman & CEO, Quaker Funds Inc

Robert M. Liegner, MD-MBA, Dentist

Margaret (Peggy) Pfaff, Retired

Alan Williams, Retired

Meet Our Staff

We are committed to providing everyone with an enjoyable and positive experience in a caring environment.  We hire mature, caring, patient and responsible staff who have a sincere interest in working with people, especially children, in the out-of-doors.

If you need to contact a member of the staff, click on the names below. Our staff members are focused on ensuring that your camper, school, or group will have a wonderful time at camp!

Our general e-mail box is if you are unsure who to contact.

Marc Koch
Executive Director

Jennie Griffin
Associate Executive Director 

Alison Fisk
Senior Director

Liam Parker
Day Camp Registrar

Emily Rearer
Marketing Director


Michele Scabet
Office Manager 


Shawn Van Hook
Facility Manager

Food Service 

Donald Sienkiewicz
Food Service Director 

Directions To Camp