Summer Camps


Scheduling Information:


Dates: June 25th - August 3rd (No camp July 4th)

Days: Monday - Friday 

Location: Brookside Park

Address: 1255 Hetfield Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ


This camp is not rain or shine!  Camp may be cancelled due to inclement weather.  Please keep this in mind and plan accordingly.  If we’re forced to cancel due to weather, you will be notified via email.  Additionally, the cancellation notice will be posted on our Facebook page:


When weather is questionable, our staff works to update this page by 7:00 am.



Morning Drop-Off Information:


  • Drop-Off Time: 9:00 am sharp; no earlier.  Counselors will not be available prior to this time.

  • Drop-Off Location: Lower parking lot (the upper lot will be filled with staff vehicles when you arrive)

  • There will be two designated drop-off areas: “The Rink” and “The Ballfield”

  • "The Rink" = Kindergarteners - 2nd graders

  • "The Ballfield" = 3rd - 6th graders

  • Your child must check-in with his/her group counselors upon arrival every day of camp (you will learn of your child's assigned group on the first day of camp)

  •  If someone other than a parent/guardian will be picking your child up at the end of the day, THIS MUST BE COMMUNICATED VIA EMAIL BEFORE 10 AM THAT DAY 

  •  Email:

Afternoon Pick-Up Information:

  • Pick-Up Time: 3:00 pm
  • Pick-Up Location: Lower parking lot (the upper lot will be filled with staff vehicles when you arrive)

  • The pick-up areas are the same as the drop-off areas (“The Rink” and “The Ballfield”)


  • No child is permitted to leave the park without being signed out by a parent/guardian - unless the Camp Director receives written permission of this via email by 10 am that day.

  • Email:

2018 Summer Day Camp Trips (for Brookside Park campers):

Pictures from Summer 2017:

Small Fry Camp:

Camp #2 Calendar (July 9th - July 20th)

Camp #3 Calendar (July 23rd - August 3rd)

Pictures from Summer 2017:

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