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After Camp Adventure

Every Thursday, our After Camp Adventure includes campers’ favorite camp activities, dinner and a not-so-traditional campfire filled with songs and laughter (weather permitting). Parents are responsible for picking up campers at 8:00 p.m.

Overnight with After Camp Adventure

Girls entering fourth grade and older can enjoy an overnight with After Camp Adventure every week on Thursday evening, excluding the first and last week of camp. Boys entering fourth grade and older can sleep over in their own, separate unit on Thursday, June 29, and Thursday, August 10. After Camp Adventure is included with every sleepover along with breakfast and lunch the following day.

Father/Daughter Evening

Wednesday, July 5 and Wednesday, August 9

The Girl Scouts’ Man Enough To Be A Girl Scout program is sponsoring a special Father/Daughter Evening at camp. On these evenings, dads are invited to go on an After Camp Adventure with their daughter from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
During this adventure, fathers will spend quality time with their daughters rowing on our lake, shooting arrows and swimming. Dinner is also included along with a possible camp fire, depending on activities scheduled. Registration for this special program closes Sunday, June 18, 2017. We recommend dad registers for this camp experience at the same time as his daughter.

Before/After Care

Before/After Care is available to all campers either at camp or at the Girl Scouts’ Ocean Service Center in Toms River. Before Care is offered between 7:00 a.m. and bus pickup/start of camp. After Care is offered until 6:00 p.m. Full week and daily options are available.

Bus Transportation

Bus Transportation is available from a variety of locations across Ocean County. Specific bus stops and schedules are available for review.

Why Amity Acres?

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Amity Acres Day Camp is a lot of fun. But, it's fun with a purpose. Through camp, children are exposed to ideas and information that will make a difference for the rest of their lives. It also teaches three basic, yet important skills.

Courage

Camp is a community unlike any other. Together, in what begins as an unfamiliar setting, campers find the courage within themselves to meet new people, make new friends, and bond together. Thereafter, camp becomes both familiar and comfortable; it's now the place they want to be.  As they make choices and direct projects, girls learn to work well with others, become self-reliant, and develop their leadership skills.

Confidence

For many campers, Amity Acres Day Camp is their first experience away from parents, away from home, and away from familiarity - even if only for a day. Camp becomes their safe haven, where they unleash their unlimited potential, and where they develop the confidence they need to face any challenge.

Character

Camp is the ultimate character-building experience. It is a safe place to learn individual responsibility, to become empowered and to take care of oneself. Though camp counselors certainly provide structure, guidance, and supervision, a camper is responsible for her actions throughout the day, while assuming responsibility for personal belongings and making budget conscious decisions at the camp store, often for the very first time.