New Jersey Camp Jaycee



This camp for children and adults with mental retardation is a collaborative effort of the New Jersey Jaycees and the Arc of New Jersey. Activities at the 185-acre Pocono Mountains camp include arts and crafts, games, sports, music, nature study, camp craft, aquatics, drama, dance and self-help skills. Prospective campers must be toilet trained and self-feeding, and they must not be severely emotionally disturbed.

General Info

Name New Jersey Camp Jaycee
Location Effort, PA
Summer Phone 570-629-3291
Off-season Phone 732-246-2525
Program Focuses & Features Baseball, Basketball, Canoeing, Crafts, Dance, Environmental Science, Intellectual Disabilities, Music, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 7 and up
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Jason Brakeman, Director
Residential Fee $750, 1 week.
Day Fee 1 week.
Year Established 1975
Sponsor New Jersey Jaycees/Arc of New Jersey
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 8 sessions, 1 week long


Jason Brakeman, Director