Camp Riverbend "Leap Day" Open House

Choosing a camp for this summer?

Leap into 2020 at Camp Riverbend's "Leap Day” Open House Saturday February 29, 10 am – 12 noon.  We will have lots of fun Riverbend activities for kids and parents, run by our amazing counselors, including games, crafts and cooking.  Take a tour of the camp site with our directors.  Free!  RSVP required to RSVP@campriverbend.com or 908-580-CAMP.

Contact Information
  1. The Breene Family
  2. 908-580-CAMP
  3. info@campriverbend.como
Sat, February 29
10:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Choosing a camp for this summer?

Leap into 2020 at Camp Riverbend's "Leap Day” Open House Saturday February 29, 10 am – 12 noon. We will have lots of fun Riverbend activities for kids and parents, run by our amazing counselors, including games, crafts and cooking. Take a tour of the camp site with our directors. Free! RSVP required to RSVP@campriverbend.com or ...

116 Hillcrest Rd. Warren, NJ 07059

Camp Riverbend

116 Hillcrest Rd.
Warren, NJ 07059

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Friday February 21

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MiniQuest (Preschool - Grade 1)
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Enroll Your Preschooler at the F.M. Kirby Children's Center of the Madison Area YMCA

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Civics Programs for Teens at the Madison Area Y? Yes, and Lots More for Teens

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Fighting Melanoma from the Inside Out

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CAR T-Cell Therapy Trial

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Two ...

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WHAT:
Paintings by Cara London at the new Gallery at the Park in Union City
Art opening and exhibition

WHERE AND WHEN:
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