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SOMERSET COUNTY YMCA CAMPS

Summer Camps at a Glance

Our Summer Day Camp is an 10-week program that runs from Monday, June 25 through Friday, August 31. Campers may sign up for one or more weeks. Camp Star at Hillsborough YMCA offers so many great camps. To create the best summer ever, plan variety into your child’s camp schedule with both traditional and specialty camp options. Summer is a great time to explore new interests and pursue passions at camp! Mix and match camps for more summer fun!

Summer Camps by Interest

Traditional Camp Options

Traditional Camps

Traditional Camps at Camp Star
Hillsborough YMCA

  • Counselor in Training (CIT)
  • Kindercamp
  • Traditional Camp
  • Weekly Trip Options


Traditional Camps at Camp Timber
Bridgewater YMCA

  • Counselor in Training (CIT)
  • Teen Travel Camp
  • Weekly Trip Options

Traditional Camps at Camp Sunburst
Somerville YMCA

  • Counselor in Training (CIT)
  • Kindercamp
  • Preschool Camp
  • Teen Travel Camp
  • Traditional Camp
  • Weekly Trip Options

Traditional Camps at Somerset Hills YMCA Day Camp
Somerset Hills YMCA (Mount Airy) & Bernards High School

  • Adventure Camp 
  • Counselor in Training (CIT)
  • Kindercamp

Specialty Camp Options


Our themed specialty camps are terrific opportunities for campers to explore their creativity and pursue their passions in science, art, sports, technology, performing arts and more! It is a perfect way to add variety to their summer camp experience as they learn and grow.
Animal | Nature Camps

Animal | Nature Camps at Camp Star
Hillsborough YMCA

  • Dino
  • Future Vets
  • Green Thumbs Up!
  • Kid Travel
  • Snakes and Scales
  • Survival

Animal | Nature Camps at Camp Sunburst
Somerville YMCA

  • Future Vets
  • Zoofari

Animal | Nature Camps at Somerset Hills YMCA Day Camp
Somerset Hills YMCA (Mount Airy) & Bernards High School

  • Explorers
Culinary, Visual & Performing Arts Camps

Culinary, Visual & Performing Arts Camps at Camp Star
Hillsborough YMCA

  • Culinary Creations
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Hip Hop & Jazz
  • Musical Theater
  • Photography
  • Video Production


Culinary, Visual & Performing Arts at Camp Timber
Bridgewater YMCA

  • Photography

Culinary, Visual & Performing Arts Camps at Camp Sunburst
Somerville YMCA

  • Culinary Creations
  • Edible Art
  • Hip Hop and Jazz
  • Musical Theater
  • Sing With Me
  • Tiny Dancers

Culinary, Visual & Performing Arts Camps at Somerset Hills YMCA Day Camp
Somerset Hills YMCA (MT. AIRY) & Bernards High School (BHS)

  • Art of Gaming (BHS)
  • Behind the Scenes (BHS)
  • Cooking (BHS)
  • Dance Boot (BHS)
  • Digital Media (BHS)
  • Fashion Design (BHS)
  • Performing Arts (BHS)
  • Rising Stars (BHS)
Fantasy Camps

Fantasy Camps at Camp Star
Hillsborough YMCA

  • Future Business Leaders
  • Future Teachers
  • Hometown Heroes
  • Kings, Knights and Dragons
  • Princesses, Fairies and Mermaids
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Where in the World?
  • Wonders of Wizardry

Fantasy Camps at Camp Sunburst
Somerville YMCA

  • Fantasy
  • Kidventure
Fine Arts Camps

Fine Arts Camps at Camp Star
Hillsborough YMCA

  • Art
  • Craft
  • Eco-Art
  • Extreme Room Makeover
  • Fashion and Jewelry
  • Model Making
  • Pure Pain


Fine Arts Camps at Camp Timber
Bridgewater YMCA

  • Art

Fine Arts Camps at Camp Sunburst
Somerville YMCA

  • Art
  • Comic/Cartooning
  • Extreme Room Makeover
  • Jewelry Making
  • Sculpting

Fine Arts Camps at Somerset Hills YMCA Day Camp
Somerset Hills YMCA (Mount Airy) & Bernards High School

  • Fine Arts (BHS)
    • All Things Wood
    • Fine Arts
    • Papermaking and Bookbinding 
Sports Camps

Sports Camps at Camp Star
Hillsborough YMCA

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheer
  • Cheer Dance
  • Going for the Gold (Aspiring Olympians)
  • Golf Academy
  • Soccer
  • Softball and Baseball
  • Sports and Games
  • Water Games
  • Water Games Junior


Sports Camps at Camp Timber
Bridgewater YMCA

  • Water Games

Sports Camps at Camp Sunburst
Somerville YMCA

  • Baseball and Softball
  • Basketball
  • Cheer/Dance
  • Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Sports
  • Tennis
  • Water Games

Sports Camps at Somerset Hills YMCA Day Camp
Somerset Hills YMCA (MT. AIRY) & Bernards High School

  • Cheerleading (BHS)
  • Sports (MT. AIRY)
    • Basketball
    • Flag Football
    • Soccer
    • Sport Mix
  • Tumbling
S.T.E.M. Camps

S.T.E.M. Camps at Camp Star
Hillsborough YMCA

  • C.S.I. Camp
  • Change the World
  • Future Engineers
  • LEGO® Robotics 
  • LEGO® Jr. Robotics
  • Ooey Gooey Camp
  • Young Einstein’s


S.T.E.M. Camps at Camp Timber
Bridgewater YMCA

  • Future Engineers
  • LEGO® Robotics

S.T.E.M. Camps at Camp Sunburst
Somerville YMCA

  • C.S.I. Camp
  • LEGO® Jr. Robotics
  • LEGO® Robotics 
  • Messy Science
  • Ooey Gooey Camp


Somerset Hills YMCA Day Camp

Somerset Hills YMCA (Mount Airy) & Bernards High School

  • Challenge (MT. AIRY)
  • Crime Busters (BHS)
  • Games of Strategy (BHS)
  • LEGO® Mania (BHS)
  • Science (BHS)

AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION ACCREDITED

American Camp Association AccreditedWe are accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA) which sets the highest standards or day camps in the nation. This important seal of approval means we comply with up to 300 health, safety and program quality standards set by the ACA. We have gone to great lengths to provide a safe and quality environment.


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

For more information about financial aid, please contact Matt Gray at 908 369 0490 x722 or via webmail.

As part of the online registration process, a $50 deposit is due per child, per camp in order to complete your registration. The deposit is fully refundable prior to May 1, and partially thereafter, should you need to make any changes to your camp selections.