Summer Camp

Summer Camp Information

On behalf of Mayor Carmen Amato, The Berkeley Recreation Department is pleased to announce that our 2020 Summer youth Camp program will take place. Camp is scheduled to begin Monday July 6th and will run till August 14th.

Bring completed forms with you to the Recreation office or bring to the first day of camp, if paying online.

Online registration starts June 16, 2020
Register now with CivicRec! See left side tab for details.                

Camp fees: $215 for the first child, $200 for each additional child in household.                                     

Register Online now

In-person registration June 23rd - June 30th: Office is open for registration during normal business hours, 8:30-4, or until camp is full.

All camp  fees are non-refundable.

There is no nurse on duty at the Camp.

Summer Camp is for children entering 1st-6th grades.

Summer Camp Schedule & Information:

Begins: Monday, July 6, 2020   
Ends: Friday, August 14, 2020

Camp is held at multiple locations this year, depending on amount of children in each age group.
Berkeley Recreation Center (630 Atlantic City Blvd.)
Berkeley Nature Study Center
(500 Western Blvd.)
Central Regional Middle School
 (509 Forest Hills Parkway)
Veterans Park (489 Forest Hills Parkway)
Camp may be cancelled for inclement weather. 

Camp is held
 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Drop off your child after 9:30 am.

There is Before Care and After Care for working parents.

This program is limited to the first 50 children on a first-come, first-served basis.

•     AM Care — 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for six weeks — $200.00

•     PM Care — 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for six weeks — $300.00

•     Both AM & PM Care for six weeks — $450.00

• This program is rain or shine, even when camp is cancelled. Children will stay supervised for the day at the Nature Study Building.

 *Note: This optional program is designed to be completely supported by the fees charged.

 Lunch, beverage & snack, bathing suit and towel must be brought to camp each day. Summer camp activities will include creative arts, games, exercise classes, drama, sign language, outdoor sports and more.

No Refunds will be given.

Camp may be cancelled for inclement weather.   Visit our website at or our Facebook page at between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. for information on cancellations.  Robocalls will also be sent out

All children MUST be Year-Round residents of Berkeley Township.

This camp is for children starting first grade in September up to starting sixth grade.  Proof of age and residency is required.

You must show all of the following as proof of age/residency for each child:    
A current Berkeley Township report card, birth certificate, a current property tax bill or utility bill AND parents’ driver’s license. No camp registrations will be issued without the proper documentation.

Online registrants must show proof of residency before camp starts. If child was enrolled last year, proof is not needed again.

 Set up your account now with Civic Rec!

For registration and payments, visit our website at and look for our new online payment system CivicRec.

Skip the long lines– Register now!

All families will need to go online and set up an account with CivicRec.

1- Log in to
2- Look for CivicRec on the left hand side
3- Create an account and log in

Two payment options starting June 23rd:
1-Pay online with CivicRec
2-Pay in person with exact cash or check at the Rec Center

For online enrollment, you will download camp forms. You may bring in proof of residency and birth certificate to the Rec Center anytime during office hours from 8:30-4, M-F before the first day of camp. Please note: your child is not  fully enrolled without these items.  Once you are registered in the system, you will not have to show your residency forms again.

There is a 2.4% credit card convenience fee (min. fee of $1.95)