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At Deer Mountain Day Camp, your child will become an unforgettable part of our story. Our story began in 1956, when the Katz family founded the camp. Since then, we have all been committed to the same goal: to help every camper enhance their positive qualities and embrace who they are – as each becomes a unique and essential part of our community.
Roberta & Carol Katz, Deer Mountain’s deeply involved camp directors, personally get to know campers and families from the outset. Multiple layers of staff communication invite you to share in your child’s experience, every step of the way.
Our campers range in age from 3-15. We offer your child a sleep away camp’s range of activities, facilities, and staff, each program crafted to meet their ages and developmental levels, in a day camp setting. Taught by experts we scout out, these activities give your child a chance to try and learn new things, excel at some, and always have a blast. Activity areas include: Swimming, Sports, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Outdoor Adventure, Nature, STEM, Waterfront & Special Events.
Deer Mountain Day Camp’s transformative surroundings set the backdrop to an incredible summer.
*25 Mountainside Acres
*Natural Spring-fed Lake
*6 Age-Appropriate Heated Pools, home to our renowned Instructional & Recreational Swim Programs
*7 Tennis Courts
*Modern 7,000 sq ft Dining Hall
*State of the Art Performing Arts Building with Dance Studio
*Over 25 buildings, including air-conditioned activity-specific cabins—for ceramics, for arts and crafts, for nature, and beyond as well as bunks for each age group
*Age-specific fields, rinks, and courts for every sport imaginable, including batting cages, golf center, bonzo & gaga courts
*Preschoolers enjoy facilities that are suited to their age and developmental needs – featuring an air-conditioned 2,000 sq ft building, lunch area, outdoor playground and specially designed nursery pool
Tuition Includes: Private, supervised, air-conditioned transportation, hot lunch & snacks, towel service, daily photo gallery, video highlights, group photo & camp shirt.
Meet the Director |
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 sleep-away camp’s range of activities, facilities, and staff, each program crafted to meet their ages and developmental levels, in a day camp setting. Activities include swimming, sports, fine and performing arts, outdoor adventure, nature, waterfront, discovery, science, and special events.