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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 - Stream Discovery

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    Join us, August 18th at 1:30 pm, as we search through our local streams for insects, fish, and other little critters.  Be sure to bring shoes you don’t mind getting wet. We will have nets and buckets for people to share.

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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

2014 Summer Camp Brochure to view online
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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.