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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-Parent/Child Fishing derby

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    Put your fishing skills to the test on September 21 from 1:00-4:00pm, with our annual parent-child fishing derby. 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

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  • 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 >

  • Excellence in Leadership Award

    Excellence in Leadership Award thumbnailThe year 2012 brought a lot of challenges to Fairview Lake Camps – from the heartbreaking loss of the historic Minisink Lodge to Superstorm Sandy and literally hundreds of downed trees. Through it all the strong staff team pulled together - keeping the summer programming seamlessly running, clearing camp and being ready to serve the next incoming group. At the View Full Story >

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NEWTON, NJ 07860

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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.