Day Camp

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 Camp is supervised by recreation professionals along with 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.

Weeks of Camp:


                                    DAY CAMP TRIPS 2022



Mini- K-1st Grade

Junior- 2-3rd Grade

Scarlet 4, 5, 6th Grade


Week 1 Aloha Campers

Minis- Jersey Shore Pirates

Juniors- Urban Air and Bowlero

Scarlets- iPlay America


Week 2 Party in the USA  – NO TRIPS, 4th of July Week


Week 3 Mad Science

Minis- Crayola Factory

Juniors- Diggerland

Scarlets- Adventure Aquarium


Week 4 Under the Sea

Minis- Water Park TBD

Juniors- Sahara Sams

Scarlets- Water Park TBD


Week 5 Mystery Island

Minis- Field Station Dinosaur

Juniors- Skyzone and Pinot’s Palette

Scarlets- Branchburg Sports Arena


Week 6 Heart of a Champion

Minis- Turtle Back Zoo

Juniors- Medieval Times

Scarlets- High Exposure


Week 7 RU Mighty

Minis- Jumping Jungle and Pinot’s Palette

Juniors- Liberty Science Center

Scarlets- Somerset Patriots Baseball Game





  • Public:
    • $375 per camper, per week
    • Early Bird Special – $350 per camp per week if purchased before March 31
  • Rutgers Affiliates (must have a valid NetID):
    • $350 per camper, per week
    • Early Bird Special- $325 per camper if purchased before March 31

Time: 8:30AM-4:30PM

Pre-Care: Available starting at 7:30AM for an additional fee of $40/week or $10/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 or online during the camp season.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

If cancellation is made prior to April 15, 2022, a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee, will be made. Cancellations from April 16-June 1, 2022 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations after June 1, 2022 will receive NO refund.