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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-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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  • Kittatinny Nature Club - Guided Bird Walk

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    Spend your Sunday morning, October 26th starting at 9:00am, walking around camp as we search for some of our local birds.  You never know what you might see at Fairview, with Bald Eagles, Ospreys, Great Blue Herons, and New Jerseys State bird the Eastern Goldfinch all spotted at camp.

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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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  • 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.