Day Camp

New Horizons Day Camp is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association! New Horizons Day Camp offers children a supervised, positive environment where they can learn and grow through a variety of activities. Camp experiences are an integral part of a child’s total education. It offers an opportunity for children to build long lasting friendships while learning valuable life lessons.

The Day Camp is supervised by recreation professionals, state certified teachers, as well as specially trained college aged staff. ALL staff are certified in First Aid, CPR & AED. Swim lessons are taught by Red Cross certified instructors. All lifeguards are Red Cross certified lifeguards.

Day Camp Features:

  • Sports & Games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Fitness/Movement
  • Swim lessons and free swim
  • Weekly themes
  • Special events and trips
  • T-shirt and daily snack are provided
  • Exposure to a variety of safe & fun, age appropriate activities
  • Utilizes Rutgers University recreational facility and fields
  • Offers pre and post-camp supervision
  • Mature, well trained, creative and energetic staff

Age: 5-11 (Co-Ed)

Weeks of Camp

Week 1 (June 26-June 30)

Week 2 (July 3- July 7) (no camp on July 4) *

Week 3 (July 10- July 14)

Week 4 (July 17-July 21)

Week 5 (July 24-July 28)

Week 6 (July 31-Aug 4)

Week 7 (Aug-Aug 11)

Cost: $325 per camper, per week.

Early Bird Special-$300 per camper if purchased by March 31

Time: 8:30AM-4:30PM

Pre-Care: Available starting at 7:30AM for an

additional fee of $35/week or $9/day.

After-Care: Available until 6:00PM for an additional

fee of $40/week or $10/day.

Pre-Care and After-Care are paid separately from camp registration. It can be purchased on-site at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center during the camp season.

Payment Plan

We are pleased to offer our Early Bird Discount (save $25 a week if you register before March 31). We also provide a payment plan. The payment plan option allows you to divide your camp registration into 4 equal payments; 25% at your initial registration and 25% on each of the following dates; April 3, May 1 and June 3. We hope that these conveniences as well as running a quality program keep you coming back year after year.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

If cancellation is made prior to April 15, 2017, a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee, will be made. Cancellations from April 16 -June 1, 2017 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations after June 1, 2017 will receive NO refund.


Trips for New Horizons Summer Camp
All trips subject to change.
Minis (Kindergarten-1st grade), Juniors (2nd-3rd Grade), Scarlets (4th, 5th and 6th grade)  
Weekly Themes & Trips for New Horizons Summer Camp
Minis (Kindergarten-1st grade), Juniors (2nd-3rd Grade), Scarlets (4th, 5th and 6th grade)  
Typically Mini’s travel on Thurs, Juniors on Wed  and Scarlets on Tues each week but exceptions can happen as dictated by trip date availability.
All trips subject to change. 
Week 1 (School’s Out for Summer)
Minis- Imagine That
Juniors- Silverball Museum
Scarlets- Great Adventure
Week 2 (Red, White & Blue)
NO TRIP 4th of July Week
Week 3 (Splash & Dash)
Minis- CoCo Key
Juniors- Sahara Sams
Scarlets- Splash Plex
Week 4 (Walk on the Wild Side)
Minis- Turtle Back Zoo
Juniors- Insectropolis
Scarlets- Movie & Bowling
Week 5 (Heart of a Champion)
Minis- Jumping Jungle
Juniors- Rebounderz
Scarlets- High Exposure
Week 6 (Rockapolooza)
Minis- Discovery Museum
Juniors- Planetarium
Scarlets- Summer Theatre
Week 7 (RU Rah Rah)
Minis- Jersey Shore Pirates
Juniors- Medievel Times
Scarlets- Branchburg Sports Arena