Camp Vacamas | Summer Programs

Camp Vacamas


With its residential programs divided into junior (ages 7-13) and teen (ages 14-16) sessions, Vacamas offers a broad range of activities that includes canoeing, backpacking, camping, music, dance, theater and leadership training. A 50-acre private lake provides ample opportunities for waterfront pursuits. Residential camp fees are determined along a sliding scale.

General Info

Name Camp Vacamas
Location West Milford, NJ
Year-round Contacts 877-428-8222
Program Focuses & Features Aquatics, Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Bicycle Tours, Boating, Canoeing, Climbing Wall, Conservation, Cooking, Crafts, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Ecology, Environmental Science, Exploration, Farming, Fine Arts, Fishing, Health/Weight Reduction, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Mountain Trips, Mountaineering, Music, Outdoor Education, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, Soccer, Softball, Survival Training, Swimming, Volleyball, Wilderness Camping, Wilderness Canoeing, Woodcraft, Writing/Journalism
Grade Range (rising grades) K-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 7-17; Day — Coed 5-14
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Elly Newberry, Director
Day Fee $250-2000, 1-8 weeks.
Year Established 1924
Sponsor Vacamas Programs for Youth
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 3 sessions, 3 weeks long


Elly Newberry, Director