NEWTON, NJ - Families from across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania are invited to the 660-acre Fairview Lake YMCA Camps on Sunday, Jan. 19 to explore sleepaway and day camp options available this summer for ages 6 - 16.

Children and parents can speak with staff and tour the property from 2-4 p.m. to learn about Fairview Lake YMCA’s two dozen camps and trips, which span the traditional to the artistic to the adventurous. Staff will also be on hand to answer registration and payment questions, and assist with applications for Financial Assistance.

Open Houses are also scheduled for Feb. 16, March 15 and 29, April 26 and May 17, all from 2-4 p.m.

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Each summer, Fairview Lake YMCA attracts more than 1,000 campers who enjoy a wide range of activities in a beautiful, fun, and adventurous setting. 

With easy access to the Appalachian Trail and Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the campus provides an ideal setting for children who want to explore the natural world in one of 18 Environmental Trips for Challenge programs. 

Those seeking a more traditional camp experience can choose from four traditional sleepaway camps that offer a variety of activities to challenge campers, while promoting their confidence and independence. 

Families can also learn more about the range of specialty camp options that foster their child’s interests in animals, arts, science, sports and more. 

Blue Mountain Day Camp is another way for local children to experience the great outdoors, build skills and confidence, and make lifelong friends, while spending nights at home. 

All camps are accredited by the American Camp Association and transportation is available, including daily bus transportation from surrounding towns to Blue Mountain Day Camp.  

For more information, visit fairviewlakeymca.org or call 973-383-9282.

 

ABOUT THE Y

Established in 1885, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges invests in its diverse communities to promote wellness, safety and quality of life for children, adults and seniors. Its seven branches in East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Hackensack, Hardyston, Stillwater and Wayne are committed to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility through an array of programs. Some 35,000 people belong to the Metro Y, which awards more than $2.8 million annually in direct and indirect financial assistance.