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The Connection's Summer Day Camp Program Launches June 29

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Campers have an opportunity to dunk their counselors in the dunk tank during Carnival Week at The Connection’s SummerFun Camp.
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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection for Women & Families' summer day camps, a tradition in the community for more than 70 years, will run for eight weeks, June 29 - August 21, giving children the opportunity to build friendships, play outside, learn to swim, learn a new sport, and enjoy their favorite activities all summer. 

The camps offer a wide array of activities -- from performing arts, gymnastics, sports, swimming, and yoga to fine arts -- and counselors lead campers through a fun filled day during the “SummerFun Camp,” which begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m

Boys and girls ages 3+ enjoy daily activities such as swim lessons, yoga, science, dance, gymnastics, sports, arts and crafts. Campers are grouped by age and rotate through the 30,000 square-foot building, outdoor recreation and playground facilities, plus a cutting edge gymnastics gym and indoor pool for a well-rounded summer camp experience.

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This summer, campers will experience a new theme every week to add to the fun:

Week 1 - "Stars and Stripes Week"

Campers will show their patriotism where they will tie dye red white and blue t-shirts and participate in a patriotic parade in honor of Independence Day. Campers will also navigate through a new Ice Adventure obstacle course in the pool, hopping through penguins, shimmying past the igloo, climbing under the polar bear, and sliding down the iceberg.

Week 2 - "Holiday Hoopla Week"



Campers will celebrate a different holiday every day of the week including Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and more.

Week 3 - "National Day Week"

Campers will celebrate National Ice Cream Day, National Picnic Month, National Disney Day, and National Teddy Bear Day."

Week 4 - "Hollywood Week"

Children will channel their inner celebrity by designing costumes for their counselors, show off in the Counselor Runway, and dress up like their favorite celebrities.

Week 5 - "Team Spirit Day"

Kids will show their team spirit with a Pep Rally between campers, Team Jersey Day, and Tie Dye Day.

Week 6 - “Time Warp Week”

Campers will have a Career Day, 70’s Day, and a dance party with a DJ and photo booth.

Week 7 - “Around the World Week”

Campers will have a Hawaiian Luau, celebrate World Flag Day, and splash around on the Ice Adventure Float after they learn about Alaska.

Week 8 - "Carnival Week"

Water games, a dunk tank, face painting, and pie throwing are just some of the activities campers will enjoy for the last week of camp.

In addition to SummerFun, The Connection also offers specialty afternoon camps from 1 - 4:p.m. and Extended Day Camps.  The Sunrisers Camp is convenient for parents who need an early drop off option. Sunrisers start their camp day at 7:30 a.m., and are escorted to their appropriate camp at 8:30 a.m. The Campers Club is a simple, easy way for children to wind down after a busy afternoon with board games, drawings, arts and crafts, and outdoor play until 6 p.m.

For more information, or to register for Summer Camp at The Connection, visit: TheConnectionOnline.org,, call 908-273-4242, or stop by at 79 Maple Street.

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