Celebrating 20 Years!
A Summer-Fun Day Camp with Activities in
Science & Nature, Art, Theater, Humanities, and Sports
June 27 - August 5, 2016
For children entering grades 1-7
Leader in Training camp for campers entering grades 8-9
Presented on FDU’s Florham Campus (Florham Park/Madison)
and Metropolitan Campus (Teaneck/Hackensack)
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.
Join us this year for a summer of friendship, exploration, and fun!
Madison counselor positions available - see Job Opportunities tab for more information.
- 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…
- Theater/Dance – campers shine in a fun and creative musical review. ***2016 Teaneck Session 1 will be vocal music***
- 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 session so campers can enjoy exciting new projects all summer long. Activities revolve around our field trips which serve as our weekly themes.
Camp Discovery includes stimulating and fun trips and events.
2016 trips and events include:
- Funplex - Wed. June 29
- American Museum of Natural History - Wed. July 6
- Crayola Experience - (Teaneck) Wed. July 13, (Madison) Wed. July 20; LITs and counselors will lead campers in the hands-on fun.
- Bowling - (Teaneck) Wed. July 20, (Madison) Wed. July 13
- Adventure Aquarium - Wed. July 27
- The Gazillion Bubble Show - Wed. August 3
"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 seats are available to parents who would like to chaperone trips. Registration should be made early as space is limited - chaperone spaces are offered on a first come/first serve basis. Tickets are purchased through Camp Discovery and payment is due at time of sign up. Chaperones must ride to and from event on camp buses.
*Trip dates and events are subject to change
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Download our July 2016 Session 1 newsletter (PDF)
Download our July 2016 Session 2 newsletter (PDF)