Camp Discovery

A Summer Fun Day Camp

Two Locations

Morris County, NJ

Madison, New Jersey

On the Florham Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University

Bergen County, NJ

Teaneck, New Jersey

On the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University

Six one-week sessions: July 1 through August 9, 2019

  • For children entering grades 1 to 7: Summer Day Camp

  • For teens entering grades 8 and 9: Leader in Training Day Program

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.


  • STEM – fun hands-on, age-appropriate activities in chemistry, physics, biology, technology and engineering.
  • Enrichment Fun! - campers will have activities each week in the following areas:

    Arts and crafts, painting, tie-dying, and more. Games and creative projects that explore campers' talents and broaden their horizons. Strategy and critical thinking games in and out of the computer lab. All activities are designed for fun and enrichment!

  • Recreation – campers enjoy the outdoors playing kickball, soccer, protect the pin, field day events, and more.
  • Performance Arts
    • Madison Campers will learn new dances and play theater/dance games. The end of camp show for parents will be week 6!
    • Teaneck Campers will have a music/singing focus for weeks 1 & 2 leading to a show week 2. During weeks 3 through 6 they will learn new dances and play theater/dance games. The end of the camp show will be week 6!
  • Swimming (Madison only) – Campers enjoy games, free-swim, and lessons in the beautiful modern 8-lane indoor pool.

Activities are developed by certified teachers and specialists. They change each week so campers can enjoy exciting new projects all summer long.

"I am so glad we found Camp Discovery. It has such a great variety of activities and trips that my kids are never bored. They jump out of bed every morning excited to go to camp!"
- Camp Discovery Parent

Field Trips

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Camp Discovery includes stimulating and fun trips and events.

2019 trips and events include:

  • Week 1: Turtleback Zoo, West Orange, NJ
  • Week 2: Medieval Times, Lyndhurst, NJ
  • Week 3: Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ
  • Week 4: Movies, East Hanover, NJ/Paramus, NJ
  • Week 5: Funplex, East Hanover, NJ
  • Week 6: Frozen on Broadway, NYC


"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

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Let It Go Week 6

Join us week 6 to see Frozen on Broadway!

New for 2019!

Specialty STEM Weeks

July 22 through August 16, for campers entering grades 5 to 7, offered at Metropolitan (Teaneck) Campus only.

This year's Specialty STEM Weeks include:

  • Robotics programming
  • STEM challenges
  • Computer animation and more

Morning and afternoon sessions will be offered each week. Learn more!

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