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Youth Day Camps

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May 30                 Preschool, Police and Nature Camps

May 31                 Playground, Adventure Tween & Middle School Camp  

June 7                   Non-Resident Registration      


Registration begins at 8am at the Recreation Center on the assigned date.  You may register at any time after the assigned date until a camp fills.  Some camps fill very quickly so come early!  All our camps our run by certified teachers.  Evening registration will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 7:30pm.



Residents                            $200.00 per child

 Non-Residents                 $260.00 per child


Camp Session:

Monday – Thursday, June 26 – August 3  (No Camp 7/3 & 7/4)


The grade specified for all camps is current grade for the 2016/2017 school year.  We verify age using school records or may request proof of age.  Please send a snack, lunch and drink with your child everyday.  We do not provide transportation.


 9:00am – 1:00pm


Our Preschool Camp provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment in which children can make new friends, enjoy new activities, create works of art and learn new things. Preschool campers will enjoy playing and learning with their friends while participating in a great camp program designed to keep the young campers moving, laughing, and enjoying the summer.  Preschoolers must be potty-trained and have turned 3 by June 15.

This program is held at the following locations:

  • Glendora Elementary
  • Recreation Center
  • Union Valley Elementary



9:00am – 1:00pm


Fun, fun, fun! Playground Camp is the place to be this summer. This very popular camp has campers experience a wide variety of activities including crafts, games, sports, park and playground fun as well as 2 trips to the Municipal Pool.  This program is held at the following locations:

  • Glendora Elementary
  • Gloucester Twp. Elementary
  • Union Valley Elementary



8:45am – 12:45pm


Go Green!  This popular camp is designed for children who are interested in nature and the environment.  We turn facts about the earth, outdoors, plants and people into exciting games, activities and craft projects.   Camp is led by an experienced counselor and Elementary school teacher.  This program will be held at Point Ariel Park Community Center.



9:00am – 1:00pm


Packed with exciting activities, trips to the Municipal pool and endless fun, Adventure Camp is the place to be! Explore new activities, engage in sports and recreation, enjoy fun foods, and create memories that will last a lifetime!  Adventure camp focuses just on Tweens to give them a great camp experience designed just for them!  This camp is led by an experienced head counselor and Physical Education Teacher.  This program will be held at Gloucester Township Elementary.



8:45am – 12:45pm


Get moving this summer!  Join us for a summer designed especially for middle schoolers with sports, board games, crafts, weekly visits to the pool and bus trips!  An additional $45 cash trip fee will be needed by the 1st week of camp.  Trips will be announced the 1st week of camp.  Camp is led by an experienced head counselor and middle school teacher.  This program will be held at the Rec Center.



Gloucester Township Junior Police Academy

The GTPD is proud to participate in our fifth year of the Gloucester Township Police Junior Police Academy.  The juveniles will be considered cadets and will be given a uniform to wear every day.  The Junior Police Academy consists of physical training, lectures, presentations, hands on activities and a field trip.  The Junior Police Academy culminates with a graduation for each class.  The Junior Cadets will learn how to march and work together as squads.  Cadets will learn the importance of being physically fit, staying drug free, teamwork and respect.   Non-residents can register beginning June 7th at the Recreation Center.


Ages 10 – 14

Dates: July 17-21 2017

Times: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Daily

Location: Gloucester Township Police Department

Resident Cost: $125.00     Non-Resident Cost: $150.00

Max 30 Cadets


Ages 11-15

Dates: July 24-28 2017

Times: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Daily

Location: Gloucester Township Police Department

Resident Cost: $125.00      Non-Resident Cost: $150.00

Max 30 Cadets


Advanced Junior Police Academy      Ages 11-16

Dates:  July 31-August 4 or August 7-11 2017

(Your choice of week)

Times:  8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Daily

Location:  Gloucester Township Police Department

Resident Cost: $125.00      Non-Resident Cost: $150.00

Max 25 Cadets each week


If you have any questions you may contact the Gloucester Township Police Community Relations Bureau, Ptl.  Jenn McLaughlin or Ptl. Erica Marconi or call 228-4011.


Top 10 reasons to choose Gloucester Twp. Recreation Summer Camp:

  1. We provide a well-rounded camp experience that focuses on a variety of physical, mental, and social learning opportunities.
  2. All campers receive a camp T-shirt.
  3. We have been providing summer camps for over 25 years!
  4. Campers are engaged in age-appropriate activities & crafts.
  5. All staff have experience working with children.
  6. We provide outstanding counselor-to-camper ratios.
  7. Lowest Cost in the Area!
  8. You choose your location-camps held throughout the Twp.
  9. Head Counselors are certified Teachers
  10. Our campers have FUN!

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