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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens, & Teens in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens, & Teens in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Find a summer camp or program for your older kid, tween, or teen in Rockland and Bergen counties.

"UPDATED March 2019: Summer camp isn't just for younger kids; older kids, tweens, and teens can take advantage of summer day camps and programming. Look no further for a way to occupy your older kids this summer in Rockland County in a way they’ll actually enjoy. Our guide can help you find the perfect camp for your tween or teen in towns in Rockland County and the surrounding area, including Southfields and in Moodus, CT. If your teen feels like she is too old for summer camp, but can’t get enough of the fun environment of camp, she may be ready to learn how to be a leader. So look into counselor-in-training programs in which she can learn responsibility and maturity. Being a counselor in training helps teens develop their social, academic, athletic, musical, and artistic skills, and more. Plus, if the camp directors are pleased with her performance as a CIT, she may be invited back as a counselor for the following year! "

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Held at YMCA Camp Jewell 6 Prock Hill Road, Colebrook, CT,

Camp Clio and our new Camp Clio Teen offer a unique experience for adopted children (ages 9-12) and teens (ages 13-16). Camp Clio campers and counselors, (themselves adopted and serving as role models), share the intimacy and safety of being with other adopted friends, providing the opportunity to share feelings and adoption stories with others who understand adoption without explanation because they are “just like me”–all in a fun camp environment. Camp Clio Teen: July 1-13. Camp Clio Youth: July 1-21. Campers may come for one or more sessions. Scholarships available.

30 Mountain Road, Pomona

Camp Ramaquois is “a day camp as complete as sleepaway camp,” situated on 44 acres in Rockland County. From adventurous activities to creative arts and athletic activities, boys and girls ages 3-15 experience a traditional day camp program filled with a variety of stimulating activities. Facilities include a five-acre crystalline lake, nine heated swimming pools, a splash park, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, hockey rinks, ball fields, soccer fields, a petting zoo, and special events. Many air-conditioned buildings. Visit us on our website or call for a personal tour.

63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
Email info@deermountaindaycamp.com

Explore talents. Unlock creativity. Learn new skills. Find passions. Make true friends. Shine as you! Our story began in 1956, when the Katz family founded the camp, a legacy continued today by second-generation owners and directors, Roberta and Carol Katz. Under our insightful watch, campers (ages 3-15) open up as themselves and have a blast as they enjoy a sleepaway camp’s range of activities, facilities, and staff, in a day camp setting. Activities include swimming, sports, fine and performing arts, outdoor adventure, nature, waterfront, discovery, science, and special events.

54 Wilder Road, Suffern
Email office@deerkilldaycamp.com

Deerkill Day Camp, celebrating our 61st season as a family-owned camp, is a traditional coed day camp located on 15 beautiful acres in Suffern. Our group leaders are all college graduates, and our superb swimming and extensive specialty programs are taught by professionals. We have ample indoor space for rainy day programs. Hot lunches, trips, towels, free weekend club, and other “extras” are all included—there are no hidden costs and tipping isn’t allowed. Additionally, all registered families enjoy complimentary access to our weekend pool club throughout the summer.

261 Arden Valley Road, Southfields

Mosholu Camps offer a quality program at a low cost. With a strong emphasis on developing new relationships and experiences, our traditional camp day is filled with dynamic activities. Campers participate in activities such as swimming, music, arts, trips, archery, boating, dance, and sports. At Mosholu, we make memories!

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