Chester Township Teen Travel camp
The Chester Township Teen Travel camp runs for four weeks beginning July 10 and ending August 11 (no camp the week of July 17) and is for children entering 7th grade through 9th Grade as of the Fall of 2023. Teen campers will travel Monday through Friday to area theme parks and venues with an occasional on-site activity.
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Chester Teen Travel Camp Staffing
Under the guidance of Pam Wilson, our Summer Recreation Program Director, Alana Magro will be leading the Teen Travel Camp. The camp will have a 1:10 staff to camper ratio.
Camp location and activities
The camp will be based out of the Highlands Ridge Park Barn, 100 North Road, Chester. Trips will leave and return to this site. If there is an on-site activity, the activity will be in the morning and we will use the Chester Area Pool for lunch and swim in the afternoon. Police will be on hand to cross the campers on these days.
Trips –Campers are transported on a school bus for the Field Trips every day except any on site days. The tentative schedule is as follows:
Week 1 – Urban Air, Avenel, NJ
July 10-14 Tomahawk Lake, Sparta, NJ
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ (4pm return)
Mt. Olive Carnival, Mt. Olive, NJ
Super Charges Go Carts, Edison NJ
No Camp Week of July 17
Week 2 - Funplex, East Hanover, NJ
July 24-28 Seven Presidents Park Beach, Long Branch, NJ
iPlay America, Freehold, NJ (4pm return)
Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ (5pm return)
Gravity Vault, Chatham, NJ
Week 3 - Breakwater Beach, Seaside, NJ (5pm Return)
July 31- Powerhouse Studio/Swim (Onsite-The Barn/Swim Club)
Aug 4 Medieval Times, Lyndhurst, NJ
Dave and Busters, Wayne, NJ
American Museum Natural History, NYC, NY (5pm return)
Week 4 - Sea Life Aquarium, East Rutherford, NJ
Aug 7-11 Epic Battle Lasertag/Swim (Onsite-The Barn/Swim Club)
Camelbeach, Tannersville, PA (5pm Return)
Adventure Park, Ledgewood, NJ
USS Intrepid, New York City, NY (5pm Return)
*Trips are subject to change.
9:00am – 3:00pm, daily. Tuesdays are late day returns.
There is no Pre Care or After Care for the Teen Travel Camp.
Camp Fee is $425 per child per week.
Chester Township and Borough Residents –
Registration will open 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 22
Nonresidents – (nonresident fee will apply)
Registration will open 6:00 a.m., Friday, March 17.
Enrollment is on a first come first served basis. Registration will close on June 22 or as each week fills. There will be waiting lists if sessions fill.A nonrefundable deposit of $50 per child per session is due immediately. .* If paying by credit card or eCheck, you may do so online. If you are paying by cash or check, you must come to the Recreation Office. Registration will not be considered accepted until payment or deposit is received. Final payment is due by Monday, May 15 or an additional $50 late fee will be charged. Payment must be made in full to secure enrollment and there will be no refunds for cancellations after May 15 or days missed during camp.
Register at https://register.communitypass.net/chestertwp
Questions? Contact the Recreation Director, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 908-879-5100 x876