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Patch Picks: Lawrence Township Summer Camps

This week, we look at some of the summer programs offered by Lawrence Township.

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This week, we look at some of the summer programs offered by Lawrence Township.

 

Lawrence Township Summer Art/Theater Camp

  • For students entering second through seventh grades
  • Morning instruction (9 a.m. to noon) will be in the visual arts
  • Afternoon instruction (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) will focus on theater
  • Students can register for either the morning or afternoon or the full-day
  • Full day fee: $240 per session; Half-day fee $180 per session
  • Session 1: June 20 to July 1
  • Session 2: July 5 to July 15
  • For more details and to download a registration form, visit the township website here.

 

Lawrence Township Park Summer Camp

  • For children between the ages of 6 and 12
  • Camp will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in two-week sessions from June 20 through Aug. 12
  • Camp will be held at Veterans Park on Oaklyn Terrace; Lawrence High School will be used for swimming and on rainy days
  • Campers will be grouped by age and participate in arts, crafts, games, sports and other activities.
  • Full-day and half-day enrollments are available, as are before-camp and after-camp care
  • Session I: June 20 to July 1
  • Session II: July 5 to July 15
  • Session III: July 18 to July 29
  • Session IV: Aug. 1 to Aug. 12
  • For fee and other details and to download a registration form, visit the township website here.

 

Lawrence Township Sports Camp

  • For children between the ages of 6 and 12
  • Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Campers can register for the full-day, mornings (9 a.m. to noon) or afternoons (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • There will be a combination of instruction and competition throughout the day in multiple sports.
  • Session 1: July 5 to July 15
  • Session 2: July 18 to July 29
  • Full day fee: $240 per session; Half-day fee $180 per session
  • For more details and to download a registration form, visit the township website here.

 

Lawrence Township Travel Camp

  • For students entering fifth through 10th grade
  • Camp will run from July 11 to July 29
  • Campers will be separated into two groups with fifth to seventh graders in the Junior Travel and eighth grade and higher placed in Teen Travel.
  • Each day during the three-week program, trips will be taken to theme parks, the beach, water parks and athletic events
  • Registration is limited and will be done using a lottery system for those registered prior to March 18th.
  • Individuals can register for one or more weeks (registration fee includes all transportation and admissions)
  • All trips are subject to change due to availability, weather, enrollment, etc.
  • Fee: $265 per week
  • For more details, including a full camp itinerary and registration forms, visit the township website here.

 

Lawrence Township Safety Town

  • For students entering kindergarten
  • Students visit the police station and firehouses and learn about safety around the home, fire safety, how to make 911 emergency call and other invaluable safety lessons.
  • Safety Town will run Monday through Friday from June 20 to July 1 at Ben Franklin Elementary School
  • Students may register for either Session I (8:30 am to 10:30 am) or Session II (11:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  • Registration is limited to 45 students in each session, with placement on a first-come basis
  • Fee: $65 per session
  • For more details and to download a registration form, visit the township website here.

 

For even more programs, visit the Lawrence Township Department of Recreation webpage

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