Week 9

SUMMER CAMPS - WEEK 9: 8/17 - 8/21



TLC | JUL & AUG | 7AM-6PM | Ages 4-7

Children experience the summer in a fun, supportive environment with experienced nurturing teachers and a full time nurse on duty. Each week the adventures will investigate a new theme in a fun, exciting way that combines activities, special on-site events and field trips. Daily activities include arts and crafts, playground time and water play, swimming at the Summit YMCA, special programs, dance, sports clinics, gardening, hiking, reading and writing, STEAM activities and games.

TLC Camps are full day, month-long camps. Price includes healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks) and any field trips or enrichment programs.




Busy Bees

BH | WK: A-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 3-5 | COST: $345 | EBP: $330

A first summer experience for preschool children, chance to make new friends, swim twice a week, arts and crafts, STEM, story time, sports, group games, local field trips, special events and more! Campers must be 3 years old by June 1, 2020 and fully toilet trained. Counselor to camper ratio is 1:6.




Camp Cannundus

WR | WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-13 | COST: $335 | EBP: $320

Making friends, learning new skills, understanding more about the natural world and good old fashion fun is what Camp Cannundus is all about. Hosted outdoors at the Watchung Reservation, each day offers many enjoyable activities to choose from including arts and crafts, nature hikes, games and swimming at the Summit YMCA. Cannundus campers participate in theme day, STEM day and field trip day every week!




Camp Lagoonland

BH | WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-8 | COST: $390 | EBP: $375

Campers swim everyday at Camp Lagoonland (except on scheduled trip days), in addition to games, arts and crafts and field trips to local attractions. They also participate in weekly swimming lessons. Field trips may include state parks, sporting events, movies, mini-golf and more.





SU | WK: A-B | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-8 | COST: $320 | EBP: $305

Does your camper prefer the great indoors? Celebrate summer at the Summit YMCA with a full day of specialty camp. Campers will build, create arts and crafts, explore S.T.E.A.M. experiments, play games as well as take local walking trips to the playground to local eateries in downtown Summit.




Gross Out Science - Mad Science

BH | WK: 9 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 | COST: $315 | EBP: $300

Miss Manners might not approve but your child definitely will! Gross Out Science is a week of learning about the many different body functions we have that most people think are gross. Burping, boogers, germs and more are all needed for our bodies to work. We'll conduct our very own weird experiments to make exploding toothpaste, slimy boogers and more.




Ninja WarriorS

SU | WK: 5&9 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 | COST: $305 | EBP: $290

Ninja Warrior camp combines inspiration from the popular TV show American Ninja Warrior along with gym class games. Campers will face challenging obstacles and learn how to blow by them with ease! Ninja Warrior Camp is perfect for children who are looking to have fun, stay active and improve their agility and speed!




Specialty Sidekick (ADD-ON)

WR | WK: 1-9 | 12PM-4PM | Ages 5-14 | COST: $195 | EBP: $180

The perfect afternoon compliment to any morning specialty camp! Sidekick campers join Camp Cannundus at the Watchung Reservation for a half day of activities outdoors. Specialty Sidekick is available as an add-on only to campers enrolled in our half day specialty camps. Transportation is included between campsites.




Sports Camp

WR | WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 6-10 | COST: $335 | EBP: $320

Designed for the sports enthusiast and using the Y Super Sports Model, campers will develop fundamental athletic skills and techniques for a variety of sporting activities, while learning the value of teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play. Sports camp is held outdoors at the Watchung Reservation and each day includes drills, skill development, learning the rules, game time & open play. Sports camp partakes in field trips to local sporting events and we may occasionally have a visit from the Jr. NBA!




Teen Trek

wr | WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 11-14 | COST: $430 | EBP: $415

Teen Trek is one of our most popular camps, where teens enjoy daily excursions to New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania for adventure, cultural awareness, the deconstruction of comfort zones, new friends and lots of fun! Last year's trips included Seven Presidents Beach, Six Flags, Camel Beach Water Park, High Point State Park, Round Valley, Dorney Park, Bushkill Falls, Laser One, Delaware River and Dave & Busters, to name a few.





TLC | JUL & AUG | 7AM-6PM | Ages 3-4

The Young Explorers is a first summer experience for preschool children to participate in an encouraging and supportive environment with nurturing teachers and a full time nurse on duty. Each week the explorers will investigate a new theme in a fun, exciting way that combines special activities, on-site events, programs and the occasional field trip. The children will frequent the Summit YMCA for swimming, enjoy daily playground time and water-play.

TLC Camps are full day, month-long camps. Price includes healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks) and any field trips or enrichment programs.




The Summit Area YMCA offers over 40+ unique camp options to ensure your child has every opportunity to enjoy the best possible summer camp experience ever!  





  • Kelly McHugh

    • Program Director, Child Care & Camp
      • Berkeley Heights YMCA
    • (908) 464-8301 Ext. 2027
  • Deb Graisser

    • Business Manager, Childcare & Camp
      • Association Services
    • (908) 738-2165