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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.


  • Kittatinny Nature Club - Ridge Hike

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    On November 16th, take a hike with us on the Kittatinny mountain range as we climb to one of the best views of New Jersey's Ridge and Valley Section.  The hike is 3 miles round trip up to the renowned Appalachain Trail (AT).  There is some steep terrain but we will be taking breaks along the way.

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  • FVL Community Event-Cache In, Trash Out

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    Visit camp November 9th at 1:00 pm and learn about one of the fastest growing outdoor recreation opportunities, Geocaching.  There will be a variety of geocaches available for one day only, as well as a variety of camp activities.  Please help us clean up camp during this free event by bringing a bag to pick up litter as you search our property for geocaches.

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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 >

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NEWTON, NJ 07860

1035 Fairview Lake Rd

1 800 686 1166

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  • 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.