Camp Veritans

225 Pompton Rd., Haledon, NJ



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Camp Veritans offers a traditional day camp setting for Pre-K through 10th a memorable, fun-filled experience where children are encouraged to grow, develop self-esteem, learn new skills and build friendships. Our lower camp consists of three units spanning Pre-K through 3rd enjoy a curriculum designed to allow our youngest campers room to explore and socialize in a nurturing and structured environment. Activities and events are designed to introduce children to the fun and excitement of camp while moving at a pace that is comfortable and relaxed. A daily mix of instructional Red Cross swim, free swim, arts and sports allow for skill building in an exciting and fun atmosphere. Our upper camp consists of three units ranging from 4th designed to introduce older campers to a greater variety of camp activities, while still providing a relaxed, nurturing space in which to explore. Campers are encouraged to participate in activities but are never forced, a rule that is born of the philosophy that activities that are positively introduced in an inviting and fun manner, will naturally have children wanting to try them. Upper camp campers participate in a variety of in-camp activities as well as have the opportunity to choose special programs and experience traveling out of camp. Out of camp trips increases as campers’ age up through camp. In addition to their daily activities 4th – 7th graders spend most of their week traveling outside of camp with a fun mix of overnight trips throughout the summer. Camp Veritans boasts a cutting edge Counselor in Training (CIT) program for 10th bridges the gap between camper and counselor by providing each participant the fun of camp while preparing to become a valued future staff member. CIT’s participate in fun camper activities and also learn valuable life skills. We offer flexible week options; 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 weeks and our Pre-K program offer a partial or full day option. Transportation from central locations and lunch are included. Personalized tours can be arranged by calling our registrar at 973-956-1220. Opening its doors for the first time in 1950, Camp Veritans is an ACA accredited camp located on over 64 acres of lush, wooded play-space complete with hiking trails, a ropes and challenge course and a noted aquatics program. Committed to providing children with a safe and nurturing environment, campers are encouraged to explore, discover, create, and succeed. The top-notch programming is designed by professionals who believe that campers thrive when they are guided by confident and engaged staff in a structured environment.