West Essex YMCA

Teen Adventure Camp

For campers entering Grades 7th to 9th

Teens in 7th-9th grade are learning to make decisions about the world on their own and need caring adults to provide guidance along the way. Our Teen Adventure Camp is designed to develop decision-making skills in young teens by encouraging positive values and providing challenging, fun and character-building experiences.

Campers participate in activities such as team-building exercises, games, sports, crafts, community service projects and swimming twice a week. Teen Adventure Camp follows an extensive an extensive travel schedule and each session includes one overnight trip.

Camp Location: Livingston High School/West Essex YMCA

Camp Dates: June 26 - August 25, 2017 (No Camp on July 4th)

Camper-to-Staff Ratio: 10 to 1

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Before and After Camp Care is available from 7:00am - 9:00am at Livingston High School and 5:00pm - 6:30pm at the Y (no additional charge)

Director: Lisa Sheafer, lsheafer@metroymcas.org

2017 Camp Calendar

Lunch Program with Simply Gourmet 

Permission to Give Medication

Permission to Walk Home


“I was amazed by how stimulating and interesting the Teen Adventure Camp experience was. My daughter gained insight into being a teenager. She was introduced to other cultures and was encouraged to think about how she could possibly make a difference”

-Teen Adventure Camp Parent