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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.


  • 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 >

  • A Huge Thank You!

    A Huge Thank You! thumbnailClick here to see pictures from the celebration! We can't thank all of the Fairview Lake Alumni enough for gathering and celebrating the revival of our beloved Kittatinny Lodge. The lodge was filled with the chatter of relived memories and laughter from all generations of alumni. Hannah & Maggie played a wonderful show with their sharp on stage banter and magical 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.