Camp Discovery

A Summer-Fun Day Camp

Two, four, or six weeks: July 1 - August 9, 2019

  • For children entering grades 1-7

  • Leader in Training camp for teens entering grades 8-9

  • Presented on FDU’s Florham Campus (Madison) and Metropolitan Campus (Teaneck)

Our 23rd summer of friendship, exploration and fun

FDU’s Camp Discovery is a traditional camp experience with exciting opportunities for discovery and travel. Campers will make new friends, discover more about their world, and build self confidence. Our caring counselors and certified teachers will ensure each child feels safe to try new things and make new friends.

Daily Activities

  • Science – fun hands-on, age-appropriate activities in chemistry, physics, biology, & aerodynamics.
  • Creative Arts - your child’s imagination will run free with activities in arts & crafts, painting, tie-dying, and sculpting.
  • Recreation – campers enjoy the outdoors playing kickball, soccer, tennis baseball, field day events, and more…
  • Camp Discovery Show – campers shine each session in a fun and creative musical review.
  • World Discovery – explore games and culture from around the world.
  • Explorer – hands-on projects and virtual travel prepare our campers for trip days. Kitchen science or creative crafts and our fun game day finishes out the week.
  • Swimming (Madison only) – Campers enjoy games, free-play, and lessons in the beautiful modern 8-lane indoor pool.

Activities are developed by certified teachers and specialists. They change each two-week session so campers can enjoy exciting new projects all summer long. Activities revolve around our field trips which serve as our weekly themes.

Field Trips

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Camp Discovery includes stimulating and fun trips and events.

2018 trips and events included:

  • NJ Sea Grant Marsh & Ocean Program, Sandy Hook, NJ
  • Dave and Busters, West Nyack, NY
  • Bowler City - Hackensack, NJ
  • New York Hall of Science, NY, NY
  • Teaneck at Madison Color Day - Competition & Fun!, Madison, NJ
  • Blue Man Group, New York, NY


"I've been chaperoning trips for over fifteen years and I have never seen a more organized and safe trip!"

 - Camp Discovery Parent


Charter bus transportation to all field trips is provided and coordinated by camp staff. A limited number of parent chaperones can attend on select trips.

*Trip dates and events are subject to change

Request 2019 Info

New for 2018

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See the Camp Discovery Tech options at Teaneck for campers entering grades 5 to 8.

Camp on Video

Sample Newsletter

July 2017 Session 2 newsletter (PDF)