New Jersey

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps

Fairview Lake YMCA’s 600 acres of unspoiled woodlands, 110-acre lake, running streams, open fields, modern cabins, meeting rooms, an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor sports complex, and excellent food service merge to create an unparalleled site for fun and learning. Groups will enjoy activities such as team building, low ropes, archery, arts and crafts, hiking, cross country skiing, climbing, canoeing, and more. Environmental studies programs focus on topics such as biology, orienteering, limnology, geology, ecology, recycling, the water cycle, and weather. Groups can also enjoy living history programs that cover colonial cooking, candle making, and apple cidering.
Contact Info
Address: 1035 Fairview Lake Rd., Newton, NJ 07860. Sussex County.
Tel: 800-686-1166.
Hrs: Vary.
Students can enjoy day and overnight programs at our camp, with topics ranging from environmental science and living history to outdoor skills and team building. Our residential programs provide classes with a 2-5 day camping experience they won’t soon forget: one where students, teachers, and chaperones can learn from each other in a unique setting. We can also bring some of our presentations and programs to your school.
Contact Info
Name: Natalie Knickerbocker.
Phone: 800-686-1166.
Supports Classroom Learning In: Environmental Studies, Physical Education.
Topics Covered: camping, climbing, ecology, hiking, living history, team building.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities, Outreach.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes, 1-5 days.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Food Options: Available for purchase, Catering.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: Financial support available.
Accessible To: Please contact us about inclusion and accessibility. 

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