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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 Timber at Bridgewater 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!

**Due to an overwhelming response to camp registration, camp is currently at capacity. We encourage you to register for the wait list and you will be contacted if a space becomes available. Please keep in mind that the wait list does not guarantee camper registration. You may also wish to review options in Hillsborough or Somerset Hills for availability.


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Traditional Camp Options

Traditional Camps
  • Counselor in Training (CIT) (Grades 8-10)
    This camp is designed for teens who are looking to develop skills as future leaders. It is a terrific opportunity to gain first-hand experience while building values of responsibility, motivation, creativity and dependability. Participants will learn leadership skills and have the opportunity to experience personal growth while working with younger campers in a supportive setting under the direction of mentors. Training includes leadership and communication skills, problem-solving and program planning. CITs will also be coached in effective interview techniques and given opportunities to participate in mock interviews with Y professionals. Interested individuals must complete and submit the CIT Application Form prior to camp registration in order to be accepted into this program.

    Offered Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Teen Travel Camp (Grades 7-10)
    This camp is designed especially for teens to provide a sense of adventure, independence and fun. Each session provides a variety of daily trips to locations such as Sandy Hook Beach, Camel Beach Water Park, Dorney Park, Combat Sports, Delaware Water Gap and many more! The majority of trips run from 8:30am-4:30pm, however, a few trips will require 8:00am drop-off and/or 6:30pm pick-up. In an effort to accommodate working parents, children may be dropped off as early as 7:00am and picked up as late as 6:30pm. Campers will attend trips with peers from our Somerville branch.

    Offered Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Weekly Trip Options (Grades K-10)
    To add even more fun and excitement to the camp week, we offer a weekly trip on Wednesdays for kids registered in Traditional Camp. The weekly trips are optional and are offered for an additional fee. If your child does not want to attend the trip, he or she will still have a great time with activities at camp that day.

    Offered Weeks 1-10

    Session Date Location (Grades K-3) Location (Grades 4-10)
    1 6/27 Funplex
    2 7/3* AMF Bowling
    iAMF Bowling
    3 7/11 Turtleback Zoo
    Philadelphia Zoo
    4 7/18 Liberty Science Center
    Museum of Natural History
    5 7/25 Crayola Factory Mountain Creek
    6 8/1 Coco Keys Tomahawk Lake $35
    7 8/8 Rock Climbing Rock Climbing
    8 8/15 Land of Make Believe
    Coastal Sports
    9 8/22 iPlay America iPlay America $35
    10 8/29 Branchburg Sports Complex
    Branchburg Sports Complex

    *Trip on a Tuesday

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.
Culinary, Visual & Performing Arts Camps
  • Photography (Grades 3-6)
    Explore camp behind the lens and learn the skills and techniques in taking the perfect picture. Campers will capture unique moments and images of daily camp activities to express their creativity. Learn how to capture and edit images first-hand and decide what makes a good picture.

    Offered Week 6
Fine Arts Camps
  • Art (Grades 2-5)
    Painting, drawing, sculpting and sketching will be the basis of this camp. Learn about different mediums in a way that will stretch the imagination. Each week ends with a gallery style art show in which the rest of campers and parents can admire the talent and hard work of our artists.

    Offered Week 5
Sports Camps
  • Water Games (Grades 2-5)
    Get ready to be wet! Campers will spend their day in the pool as well as playing awesome water games outside. Activities will include water polo, wet and wild relay races, pool volleyball and much more!

    Offered Week 4
S.T.E.M. Camps
  • Future Engineers (Grades 2-5)
    Learn the concepts that go into the design of buildings, bridges, rockets and much more! Each day campers will complete a hands-on project that will require careful planning and building.

    Offered Week 3
  • LEGO® Robotics (Grades 3-6)
    Utilizing the new EV3 and Mindstorm® technologies, campers will build and program our unique robot models. S.T.E.M. concepts and teamwork are combined in this action-packed program where kids learn valuable skills while having a blast!

    Offered Week 7


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.


For more information about financial aid, please contact Eddie Norgard at 908 722 4567 x605 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.