Poricy Park Camps

The Recreation Department is proud to continue Poricy Park Conservancy's legacy of excellent educational summer camps. Campers have the option of a weekly camp focused on fun science and nature topics or a one-week program focused on a single topic.

Please browse our Summer Camp Brochure for registration details and our Poricy Park Camp Descriptions for details about each week's theme.
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  1. Nature and Science Camp
  2. Revolutionary Kids
  3. Civil Kids
  4. Surviving Outdoors

Nature and Science Camp



Poricy Camp gives children the opportunity to experience and explore the great outdoors. Each weekly camp focuses on a different nature-related theme. Campers’ days are filled with hands-on science investigations, experiments, stories, crafts, and lots of hikes.

Ideas and activities are adapted to be irresistibly engaging for three age groups: Tadpoles (3-5 years old, half day only), Froglets (Grades K-1-2), and Frogs (Grades 3-4-5). Available for half day (9am-12:30am) or full day (9am-4pm).

Week 1 (7/5-7/7): Growing up Muddy
Week 2 (7/10-7/14): Food Science
Week 3 (7/17-7/21): Native Plants
Week 4 (7/24-7/28): Dinosaurs of NJ
Week 5 (7/31-8/4): Whose Woods?
Week 6 (8/7-8/11): How Stuff
Week 7 (8/14-8/18): The Air Up There