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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.


  • Out of the Ashes - NEW Minisink Lodge Built

    Out of the Ashes - NEW Minisink Lodge Built thumbnailWhen people walk into the new Minisink Lodge at the Fairview Lake YMCA, their reaction is usually the same. “I have heard on several occasions my favorite line — ‘hello, old friend,'” Bob Kahle, the camp's executive director, said. “It feels like the old lodge, but it is a lot nicer, and everyone says that.” The new 8,000-square-feet, View Full Story >

  • Parent-child Ice Fishing Derby

    Parent-child Ice Fishing Derby thumbnailPut your ice fishing skills to the test with our annual parent-child ice fishing derby, February 8 at 1pm. This is a friendly fishing competition with prizes for our younger friends of fishing. This is a catch and release event. The competition will be for the longest caught fish, shortest caught fish, and most overall fish caught. Be sure to arrive on time, to maximize View Full Story >

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt thumbnailSaturday, April 4, 2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM The holiday season is a great opportunity to spend time with our families. So bring the whole gang out to enjoy the thrill of our annual Easter Egg Hunt! The Easter Bunny will also be making a special appearance. Make this Fairview Lake tradition a family tradition.  The cost of this event is $10 per family. 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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NEWTON, NJ 07860

1035 Fairview Lake Rd

1 800 686 1166

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