Chester Township

1 Parker Road, Chester, New Jersey 07930
Phone: 908-879-5100

Teen Travel Camp


The Chester Township Recreation Department presents a new summer program for area Teens.

The Chester Township Teen Travel camp

Runs for three weeks beginning July 25 and ending August 12 and is for children entering 7th grade through 9th Grade as of the Fall of 2022. Teen campers will travel Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays to area theme parks and venues.  On Wednesdays, teen campers enjoy a variety of activities including games, sports, arts and crafts, and swimming.

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.  On Wednesdays, the camp will walk to the Black River Middle School for activities and use the Chester Area Pool.  Campers will return to the Barn for dismissal.  Police will be on hand to cross the campers on Wednesdays.

Swimming - The children will enjoy Wednesday afternoons at the Chester Area Pool. Campers should be prepared to swim those days. Swim lessons are not included.

Trips –Campers are transported on an air-conditioned school bus for the Field Trips every day except Wednesday (on site day). The tentative schedule is as follows:

Week 1 - cancelled

Week 2 - Funplex, East Hanover, NJ

July 25-29     Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ (5pm Return)

                        On site activities/Swim

                        Dave and Busters, Wayne, NJ

                        Fireball Mountain, Wrightsville, NJ (8:15am Depart)

                       Laser Tag


Week 3 - Power House Studios, East Hanover, NJ

Aug 1-5         Breakwater Beach, Seaside Heights, NJ (5pm Return)

                        On site activities/Swim

                        Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ

                        iPlay America, Freehold, NJ

Week 4 - Urban Air, Avenel, NJ

Aug 8-12      Camelbeach, Tannersville, PA (5pm Return)

                       On site activities/Swim

                       Circle Bowling, Ledgewood, NJ

                       Miniature Golf, Flanders, NJ

                       Medieval Times, Lyndhurst, NJ

*Trips are subject to change.

Wednesday Activities -Campers enjoy various activities on Wednesdays while at the camp. Activities will include, but not limited to playing sports and games, doing art and music, and swimming.

Camp Hours

9:00am – 3:00pm, daily.  Tuesdays are late day returns.

There is no Pre Care or After Care for the Teen Travel Camp.

Camp Fees

  • Chester Township and Borough Residents – $375/child/week.
  • Nonresidents – $410/child/week


Enrollment is on a first come first served basis. Registration will close on June 22 or as each week fills. There will be wait lists if sessions fill.          A nonrefundable deposit of $50 per child per session is due immediately.  Final payment is due by Friday, May 20 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 20 or days missed during camp.  

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Questions? Contact the Recreation Director, by email at or call 908-879-5100 x876

Chester Township

1 Parker Road
Chester, NJ 07930


Tel: (908) 879-5100
Fax: (908) 879-8281
Main Office Open 9:00-4:30 M-F
See Staff Directory for individual office hours.

Police Contact

In case of emergency, dial 911.

For non-emergencies, dial 908-879-5514.

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