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Join us for up to eight weeks of camp with weekly themed activities focusing on science, nature, arts, and the environment.
We are super excited to welcome the return of our camp counselors for this summer:
Jewel Soroka a.k.a “Ducky” from Bartle and Julianna Klioze!
2017 Camp Cool Environment brochure and registration
VolunTeen Application 2017
Financial Aid Application 2017
Week 1: 6/21-6/23* Play All Day: “School’s out for the summer!”
Three days of vacation fun. (This is the only week we will not be going to Crystal Springs Waterpark.) Field trip: NJ State Museum, Trenton
Week 2: 6/26-6/30 Alternative Clean Energy: “The future is green”
Learn about innovative ways to ensure a sustainable tomorrow.
Field trip: Rutgers EcoComplex, Bordentown
Week 3: 7/5-7/7* Outdoor Explore: “Put on your walking shoes.”
Our mission this week is to find the green spaces of Highland Park. Shoes come off for Friday’s trip to Crystal Springs Waterpark.
Week 4: 7/10-7/14 Fossils & Rocks: “The oldest storytellers…”
What secrets and treasures hide within the Earth?
Field trip: Fossil hunting in the streams at Holmdel
Week 5: 7/17-7/21 Theater Week: “All the world’s a stage.”
Script writing, design, song, dance, and a performance!
Theater Teacher: Stacy Greenblatt
Week 6: 7/24-7/28 Space Exploration: “To infinity and beyond!”
Field trip: The Planetarium at Raritan Valley College, Branchburg
Week 7: 7/31-8/4 Inventions: “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”
Field trip: Thomas Edison National Historical Park, West Orange
Week 8: 8/7-8/11 Animals:
“Lions, tigers, and bears…oh my!”
It’s a beautiful jungle out there.
Field trip: Turtleback Zoo, West Orange
Who? Children entering 3rd-6th grades
When? Camp 9am-4:30pm, Before care 8-9am, After care 4:30-5:30pm
Where? Base camp is located inside The Cave youth facility in the lower level of the Reformed Church of Highland Park, 19 S. 2nd Avenue. Many activities are outdoors.
Cost? $225 per 5-day weeks #2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
$150 for 3-day weeks #1, 3
$20 per week before care, $20 per week after care
$25 registration fee (waived if registered by June 1)
Campers bring lunch each day. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided daily.