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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 - Animal Tracking

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    On December 7th at 1:30pm, learn how to identify, track and find local animals as we search the ground for the clues they leave behind.  This is a great experience to open your eyes to the many different paths you can cross out and about in our beautiful backyard. 

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  • FVL Community Event-Tree Lighting

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    Join us December 12th at 6:00 pm to celebrate the holiday season at Fairview Lake. This will be a fun evening of singing and creating!  Tap into your inner cookie designer to sharpen your confectionary crafting skills.  Play some of our wintery games as a family.

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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

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.