2024 LOCAL Summer Camps + Program Guide | Morris Bernards Moms


It’s hard to believe that summer is around the corner, but the time is NOW to start planning for local camps! If you are looking for a safe way for your child to spend their summer, we’ve taken out the guess work for you and rounded up a list of awesome local camps offering programs from sports to theater, academics to dance and all the fun, games and traditions in between. Let our 2024 Local Summer Camp & Program Guide be your go to resource for summer adventures!

Sing, dance, act and tumble with Annie’s Playhouse all summer long!
Camps offered June 17th – August 16th for ages 1-18!
(Far Hills and Mendham studio locations)

A part-time camp for your budding performer! Storytelling, dress up, music & dance!

Sing, dance, act! Fun themes like Frozen, Encanto, Trolls & Bluey.

For your gymnastics & dance lover!

Sing and dance to your favorite Taylor Swift songs and perform in our ERAS concert!

SHOWTIME CAMP! (Ages 6-18)
Let’s put on a show! DESCENDANTS (Ages 6-10) or GREASE (Ages 11+)

Also featuring weekly classes, Mommy and Me, and private instrument lessons!
Mention MORRIS BERNARDS MOMS for a special discount!

Email [email protected] or visit our website:

The Art of Dance Summer is focused on Fun, Dance and Acro for ages 1 thru Adult. For young dancers we have themed camps with dance and crafts; Princess, Frozen, Barbie and more. There are afternoon camps for school age dancers and weekly classes for everyone in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and Acro. For the serious dancer we have a Summer Dance Intensive (9:30-3pm) (with all styles of dance) August 12th-16th, and a Ballet Intensive July 22nd-26th (9:30-3pm) with faculty from NYC and LA.

The fun begins June 24th through August 2024. For information please visit our website, call 908-879-4919, or email us at [email protected]

CakeOholic I want my cake & eat it too – is calling all kids and teens, for a week of crazy, delicious desserts / food experimenting, all the while learning how to bake / cook your favorite desserts entirely from scratch with quality ingredients. All week you’ll get a hands-on experience and cover fundamentals of baking that will kick off your desire in pursuit of becoming a pastry chef.

We offer 6 weeks of camp and have 10 open position each week. Each week will have a different theme.

June 17 – June 21
June 24 – June 28
July 8 – July 12
July 22 – July 26
July 29 – Aug 2
Aug 5 – Aug 9

Location: St Marks Church Basking Ridge
Timings: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (M-F)

For more information or to register please email: [email protected]

For over 10 years, Centenary University has welcomed high school students from all over the world to experience college life. The Summer Academy is a high school pre-college program for rising grades 9-12 offering courses in business, sciences, and the arts. Courses are taught by Centenary University Professors for an authentic university experience. Each program offers overnight accommodations with three meals and evening activities. These non-credit courses provide an in-depth study designed for enrichment and exploration.

Centercourt Adventure Camp weeks are filled with fun, accomplishment, discovery, and new friendships. Camper activities include Gaga, Pool Fun, Fun Fridays, Color Wars, Sports Games, Inflatables, Ninja Warrior Course & More! We offer weekly sessions June 24th – August 30th at Centercourt Mt. Olive for ages 3-13! Visit our website for more information!

Be sure to follow us on social media to stay up to date on special events and all things Centercourt Mt. Olive!

Join us this summer for friendship, outdoor fun, unique experiences, and learning through play at Chatham Day School! With two camp options, there is something for everyone this summer. Children ages 3–6 can choose from six themed weeks designed to fit their interests. Children ages 7-10 can choose from two themed weeks in June to kick off their summer break! Our flexible schedule allows for campers to attend all weeks or individual weeks to fit your family’s needs.

FPSD Summer Camp is a multi-activity summer camp that caterers to each individual camper’s interest while encouraging them to try NEW activities and sports!

$25.00 EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT for Morris Bernards Moms Followers!

Use the codes below at checkout

New for 2024! Nerf Battles & Water Slides!
Soccer, Football, Basketball, Wiffleball, Lacrosse, Hockey, Gaga, Kickball, Dodgeball, Pillo Polo, Laser Tag, Water Activities, eSports, Robotics, Coding, Science, Tie Dye, Painting, Pottery, Arts & Crafts & SO MUCH MORE!

**Activities will vary week to week!

Freedom Summer Day Camp is a coed multi-sport camp for kids of all skill levels. FDC offers children the opportunity to engage in recreational sports and activities in a fun and safe environment. Located at the impressive Indoor Sports Pavilion in Randolph. The facility features two BRAND NEW 32,000 sq ft turf fields made of 100% recycled materials for indoor activities; as well as lunch rooms, a game room, and a crafts area.

Daily activities at FDC include dodgeball, wiffleball, soccer, kickball, flag football, cornhole, capture the flag, basketball, crafts, video games, and board games. Each day has a fun filled theme for the campers and staff to participate in. Previous daily themes include Fair Day, Mission Impossible, Game Show, Funky Friday, FDC Olympics, Movie on the Turf, Scavenger Hunt, Water Wars, FDC’s Got Talent, Color Wars, Beyond the Board, Campers vs Counselors, and more!

Freedom Summer Day Camp offers flexible scheduling options for busy parents. Camp takes place from 9am-4pm with AM and PM half-day options as well as before and after care from 7am and to 6pm. Camp is available for boys and girls ages 4 through to 14.

Registration can be found online at freedomdaycamp.org. If you have any questions please email [email protected] or call 973-761-2390.

GSB Summer Camp is an ACA-accredited, co-ed camp designed for children aged three to fifteen. It’s a classic summer camp that goes beyond the ordinary, providing campers with unique experiences outside of the traditional activities. In addition to arts, crafts, GaGa, and swim lessons, we focus on nurturing life and social skills and on helping campers develop self-confidence and a strong sense of accomplishment. Our dedicated team is committed to fostering a warm sense of connection and shared experiences among campers. At GSB Summer Camp, we approach play with intentionality, striving to bring out the best in each and every camper.

GSB Summer Camp isn’t just a place; it’s a feeling!

Summer Adventures @HWIS
7 weeks (Jun 24-Aug 9) | Ages 2-10 | Extended care available

We offer a fun, immersive environment integrating language, science, math and art– all while developing students’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Mandarin or Spanish! Themes include: “Birds, Planes, UFOs”, “Our Warming Planet”, “Cooking Around the World” and “Olympics – The Science of Sports”. In addition to the theme-oriented and project-based learning in the classroom, our camps integrate sports activities to keep the learning active and fun!

HWIS has been a leader in immersion education for over 18 years with camps taught by experienced educators who are native speakers of Mandarin or Spanish.

Register here: https://hwis.org/summer

Come enjoy a unique Day Camp experience with Mr. Gallo and the staff of The Mendham Kids Club LLC., held at Mendham Township Elementary School! Enrollment for children 5 – 12 years of age, 9am-3pm beginning 6/17/24 – 7/26/24. We are happy to offer a wide range of fun and traditional Summer Camp activities to our Campers including Gym & Sports Games, Computer/ Minecraft, Local Field Trips, Gaga Ball, Arts & Crafts, Floor Hockey, Blacktop Baseball, Beading and more!!

Let the good times roll, please email us at [email protected] with any questions!

Looking for fun and unique eco-experiences for your child this summer? From gardening to ice skating, swimming to nature, there are a wide variety of weekly camp sessions hosted at park facilities throughout the County.

Be sure to check out what the Morris County Park Commission has to offer!

Make this summer unforgettable for your child with our diverse and enjoyable programs!!

Summer Voices Day Camp
Location: St. Bernard’s Episcopal Church – Bernardsville, NJ

Tuition: $200

June 24–27, 2024                  8:30 AM–1:00 PM

Summer Voices is Music in the Somerset Hills’ popular annual program for young singers. Rising 2-12th graders will enjoy 4 days of group activities, individual singing, and musicianship building sessions with an amazing faculty of music professionals. Participants will benefit from small-group vocal instruction along with full ensemble singing experiences.

New Jersey Ballet School
(Official School of New Jersey Ballet Company, Artistic Director: Maria Kowroski)

For more than 70 years, New Jersey Ballet School has provided top quality instruction for thousands of students ages 4 through adult, from beginners through professionals. The School’s program is designed for those who aspire to a career in dance as well as for those who want to enjoy an excellent form of exercise.

Experience an unforgettable summer adventure at Oak Knoll School in picturesque Summit, NJ. Our Summer Adventures Day Camp (June 24-August 9, 2024) offers endless excitement for boys and girls aged 3-17, with activities ranging from swimming to fencing. Don’t miss our June Mini-Camps (June 10-21, 2024) with arts, crafts, water games, and immersive theatre workshops. Prepare for kindergarten with our Summer Kindergarten Readiness program (July 1-25, 2024). Middle and high school students can enhance their academic prowess with our online and in-person Middle and High School Academic and Enrichment Courses (June to August 2024) — and even earn a Google Certificate. And don’t forget our Summer Sports Camps (July and August 2024) for honing your skills in football, field hockey, and more.

Make this summer one for the books!

If you are thinking about private music lessons, summer is a perfect time to try it out and begin your musical journey.

For the past 15 years, The Piano Workshop at Chester has been offering private music lessons in Piano, Voice, Strings, Guitar, Drums, Flute, and various other instruments all summer long in the heart of Chester. Our dedicated teachers hold at least an undergraduate degree in music and/or education fields. Some have masters degrees in music therapy or performance.

At The Piano Workshop, we take pride in providing a nurturing and supportive environment for our students to learn and grow as musicians. Our mission is to ignite a passion for music in every individual who walks through our doors. In addition to our private lessons, we periodically offer piano rentals, group classes, recitals, and workshops to enhance our students’ musical journey.

What sets us apart is our commitment to personalized instruction tailored to each student’s unique learning style and goals. Whether you’re a beginner looking to explore the world of music or an advanced player striving for excellence, our experienced and passionate instructors are here to guide you every step of the way.

We provide a complimentary first lesson trial, and our teachers are excellent with kids.

Horseback Riding not only offers physical benefits, but also provides an emotional affect. The riders acquire a deep fondness for their horses, which in turn develops into a true bond, enhanced by Seaton Hackneys’ unique No-Fear Training system.

A healthy outdoor environment promotes a well-rounded experience for aspiring equestrians of any age and experience -if any.

Register now for our Summer and Flex Camps or our Lesson Program.

Schiff’s Summer Nature Program (SNP) offers a healthy dose of fresh air, active fun, exploration, and creative play while immersed in nature with an overarching integration of environmental education. Children ages 6- 16 are completely unplugged spending their time at Schiff embracing nature through hiking, habitat exploration, shelter building, animal tracking, wineberry picking, nature inspired games and crafts, including Schiff’s signature tie dye t-shirt making! Schiff’s Summer Nature Program strives to make every child’s experience one that builds confidence, friendships, enthusiasm, and a deep appreciation for the natural world around them.

Registration opens for Schiff members on 3/18 and for the general public on 3/25.

At TEKI Camp, we focus on technology education that is innovative, creative and challenging to all age groups. Our Camp weeks are content focused to increase students’ interest in STEAM. TEKI’s experienced technology educators help guide our digital citizens to become 21st century leaders using state of the art equipment and programming. Our instructors aim to build self-confidence and leadership qualities in students, while integrating our state-of-the-art technology custom curriculum. Our unique digital arts and engineering curriculum continues to change and evolve, making it fun and exciting for our campers.

Join Villa Walsh Academy’s coaches, teachers and athletes in 2024 for a memorable Summer Camp experience!

Be a part of the fun on our beautiful campus as you build self-esteem, social skills and form bonds with new friends. Create your own unique camp experience by combining Drama, Art, Dance, Robotics, Adventure Camp, Intro to Sports and/or Sports any way you like!


Questions? Please contact Camp Director, Shannon Graziani, at [email protected], or call: 973.538.3680 x 484

Camp Westmont offers young campers ages 15 mos. – 6 yrs. the opportunity to continue growing under the guidance of our experienced and certified Montessori staff.

Come create, discover, play, and make new friends in our beautiful indoor and outdoor environments.

For additional information, contact Auris Vanderbilt, Assistant Head of School [email protected]

Get ready for an unforgettable summer adventure at Willow in the Woods, The Willow School’s outdoor nature camp for kids ages 3-13. Explore our stream, build forts in the woods, plant in our school garden, play games, create art and music together, and make new friends on Willow’s 34-acre campus in Gladstone, NJ. Our kind and caring Willow teachers will ignite your children’s natural curiosity with activities and experiences that encourage them to ask questions, explore the natural world, and create. Willow in the Woods runs weekly from June 17-July 26, from 9am-1pm each day.

Extended day to 3pm available, too!

To register visit willowschool.org/summer today!

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