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Fairview Lake YMCA Camps

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Since 1915, our extensive programs provide opportunities for children to grow through fun and challenging experiences.  Fairview Lake YMCA Camps is a leader in traditional camping, environmental education, adult & family camping as well as conferencing.


  • FVL Community Event-Harvest day

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    Join us, October 19th and enjoy the autumn in one of New Jersey’s most beautiful and pristine areas, Fairview Lake YMCA.  Experience the change of season while making your own apple cider or learning something new on our swamp walk.

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  • Kittatinny Fire Ring Volunteer Opportunity

    Kittatinny Fire Ring Volunteer Opportunity thumbnailCalling all volunteers! Camp is looking for assistance revamping the Kittatinny Fire Ring on Saturday, October 11th starting at 9:30am. This project is being led by one of our very own campers, Rudy Meglio, as his Eagle Scout project. Tasks will include providing enough seat’s for over 100 campers, rebuilding the fire pit and creating a wood storage shed. Any and View Full Story >

  • Welcome Jeremy!

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    Fairview Lake would like to welcome Jeremy Culpepper as our Director of Summer Programs!

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  • You don't know until you know

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    January 25th of 1934, the Y was given the property that is now Fairview Lake YMCA Camps.  When Col. Austen Colgate passed away his will indicated the Y would receive the property.

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  • I have BECOME

    I have BECOME thumbnailI had just reached the summit of the mountain. I spread my arms out as wide as they could go and let the breeze cool my body drenched with sweat from my challenging yet rewarding hike. When I opened my eyes from this moment of reflection, I saw before me the barren desert of southern Israel. But when I closed my eyes again I saw not the darkness of my eyelids, but rather View Full Story >

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NEWTON, NJ 07860

1035 Fairview Lake Rd

1 800 686 1166

Office Hours
  • 7 Days a Week:
  • 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Accreditation: Fairview Lake YMCA Camps is accredited by the American Camp Association  and licensed by the State of New Jersey.