Sussex County YMCA

YMCA Summer Camp


Sussex County YMCA Camps provide a safe and enriching environment for campers to participate in healthy, developmentally-appropriate activities and learning experiences.  Our camps focus on building self-esteem, confidence and social skills while increasing independence and health and wellness awareness.  Your camper will have fun and make new friends while exploring new experiences.

There are many options for your children ages pre-school to eighth grade to have a summer experience of a lifetime. From half-day programs at our YMCA facility in Hardyston, to full-day camp with bus transportation to Fairview Lake in Stillwater - there is something for everyone.

Sussex Y Day Camps

2020 Camp Guide

To provide a safe and nurturing environment through careful supervision to provide activities that build confidence, develop skills, make new friends and have fun to build character by incorporating the core values of the YMCA; caring, respect, honesty and responsibility; into all aspects of summer camp programming and interaction. 
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Sussex Y Sports Camp

All Sports Camps are located at the Sussex County YMCA.  We offer an atmosphere of fun and fitness for your and maturing athletes to learn to love the game and grow in confidence through skill development, small sided games and team building activities. 
Children will be grouped according to age.  Daily activities include... More

Camp Values

In a challenging world, the Sussex County YMCA camps try and guide children in making the right decisions, building self-esteem and displaying empathy and compassion towards others. Our staff promise to demonstrate and develop the Four Core Values of the YMCA in all aspects of working with the children, but staff alone cannot make a difference.

A strong partnership between all parents and staff, including the support and reinforcement of our values must be present in order to foster the growth of happy, confident and caring children. The Y's commitment to character development makes it valuable to the camp community.

All aspects of programming and interaction highlight the Four Core Values of the YMCA.

Our camps seek to promote these values in every experience and relationship.

CARING: To be sensitive to the well being of others and to love others.

HONESTY: To tell the truth; to act in such a way that you are worthy of trust; to have integrity and to make sure your
choices match your values

RESPECT: To treat others as you would have them treat you; to value the worth of every person, including yourself

RESPONSIBILITY: To do what is right, what you ought to do; to be accountable for your behavior and obligations

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