Camps

2019 RUMSON RECREATION AUTHORIZED CAMPS

Rumson Rec Summer Programs and Camps Catalog

 

Open Registration begins March 1st

All camps, unless noted, are open to Residents of Rumson and Fair Haven only.

Register early - some camps have limited space

Please note: Open Registration ends May 31, after which a $10 Late Fee will be assessed on each registration

Camps available in June, July and August!

CLICK ON THE CAMP LINK BELOW TO READ MORE AND TO REGISTER

Summer Programs

- Rumson Residents Only -

- Rumson & Fair Haven Residents Only -

RFH Coaches Camps

- Rumson & Fair Haven Residents Only -

- With RFH Girls Coach Callahan -

- With RFH Boys Coach Champeau -

- With Coach Sourlis -

- With RFH Coach Lippart -

- With RFH Coach Schulte -

- With RFH Coach Brewington -

- With RFH Head Girls Soccer Coach Heerwagen -

- With Coach Coleman -

- RFH Varsity Coach Browne -

- With RFH Rowing Coaching Staff, Victory Park -

- With RFH Rowing Coaching Staff, Victory Park -

- Led by Mr. Jeff Herkimer, RFH Math Teacher -

Summer Youth Programs

- Rumson & Fair Haven Residents Only -

- Register With Rumson Rec -

All camps take place in Rumson unless otherwise noted.

Must be specified age by start of camp (no exceptions) or Grade specified as of Fall of this year.

Camp Directors reserve the right to cancel camps due to low enrollment. 

A full refund will be provided in case of Camp's cancellation, otherwise no refunds and no pro-rating for missed sessions.  

Please see Registration and Registration Policies for more information.

 

Where:
Victory Park

When: 

June 29th to July 31st

Monday - Friday

8.30-11.30am

Ages:

Boys & Girls 6-14 Years Old 

Must be 6 by Oct 15 or

entering 1st Grade 

Fee: 

$125 (non-refundable, no pro-rating)

$10 late fee

 

Enjoy numerous counselor-supervised activities at Victory Park including wiffle ball, soccer, basketball, tennis, arts & crafts, games, theme days, playground fun, & more!

All children must remain on premises during park hours unless a note is sent by the parent or the parent is picking up early. The program will be canceled if it rains before and during park hours. Arrangements should be made to pick up your child if it rains during park hours.

 

Where:
Forrestdale, Rogers Park & Victory Park

When: 

June 29th to July 31st

Mondays & Wednesdays

6:00 - 9:30 PM 

Ages:

Boys & Girls

4th - 9th Grade

 

Fee: 

$55

$10 late fee

Volunteer Coaches Needed

Back by popular demand, the Summer Hoops program for boys & girls in grades 4th - 9th returns summer 2020! 

Games will be played at Forrestdale outdoor courts, Rogers Park and Victory Park depending on the schedule. 

No practices - just play! 

Volunteer coaches are needed for players to participate. email kdelia@rumsonnj.gov if you are interested in coaching. 

 

Where: RFH High School

When: 

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages:

Girlz Only

3rd - 8th Grade

 

Fee: 

$160 per session/ $275 for both sessions

$10 late fee 

Looking for Rumson-Fair Haven's Top Hoopers!

Learn to Play like a Champion!

Shooting. Passing. Dribbling. Defense. Conditioning. Passion. Teamwork. Attitude. 

 

For those who want to be the Best of the Best!

TO TEACH YOUNG GIRLS THE RIGHT WAY TO:

1. PLAY BASKETBALL BY USING POSITIVE COACHING TECHNIQUES.

 

2. BASIC SKILLS IN ALL PHASES OF THE GAME; SHOOTING, PASSING, REBOUNDING, DRIBBLING AND DEFENSE.

3. INSTRUCTION ALSO INCLUDES; COMMUNICATION SKILLS, TEAMWORK, THINKING ON THE MOVE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF A POSITIVE ATTITUDE!

4. MOST IMPORTANTLY THEY WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH THE GAME!

 

Where: RFH High School

When: 

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages:

Boys & Girls

1st - 8th Grade

 

Fee: 

$175 per session/ $300 for both sessions

$10 late fee 

Boys and Girls, grades 1-8, are invited to join NBA star guard Randy Foye and RFH Boys Basketball Coach, two-time Shore Conference Coach of the year, Chris "Shempy" Champeau, for basketball instruction and inspiration.

 

The camp will focus onIndividual instruction, skills training, games and awards, confidence building, and overall attitude boosting.

 

Featuring Randy Foye, Coach Shempy, and Dawg legend and current Dartmouth star Brendan Barry.

 

Where: Forrestdale/Dean-Porter

Indoor & Outdoor Courts

When: 

Session 1: TBD

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages:

Boys & Girls

Rising K - 6th Grade

 

Fee: 

$150

$10 late fee

Led by Former RFH Head Girls Basketball Coach, George Sourlis and Dorothy Whitehouse, the 2020 Bulldog Co-ed Basketball Camp returns this summer for Boys & Girls grades K - 6th. 

Campers will work on individual and team basked development and skill training throughout the week long session. 

Those that attend must bring their own sun screen, hydration and prepare any necessary snacks. 

 

Where: RFH High School Track

When: 

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

Ages:

Boys & Girls

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

8-14 years olds

 

Fee: 

Session 1: $75

Session 2: $150

$10 late fee

Includes t-shirt and reg. fees

Participants will learn the techniques involved in various Track & Field events including training, sprints, distance, shot put, discus, high jump and long jump.

 

Camp is for athletes ages 8-14. Registrants will be separated by age as appropriate

 

All sessions will be held at RFHHS track with Jason Lippart, RFHRHS Head Girls Track Coach.

 

Where: RFH High School 
Two River Times Turf Field 

When: 

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

7-14 years olds

 

Fee: 

$65 per session

$10 late fee

Includes t-shirt and reg. fees

In this non-contact football camp, athletes will focus on enhancing skill levels necessary for success on the field. 

Led by RFH Head Coach Jerry Schulte and the football coaching staff, Rumson/Fair Haven residents are invited to register for this camp. 

Athletes should bring t-shirt, shorts, sneakers/cleats, mouthpieces and water to each session held at RFH High School Turf Field. 

 

Where: RFH High School 
Two River Times Turf Field 

When: 

Session: TBD

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

3rd - 8th Grade

 

Fee: 

$150 per player

$10 late fee 

Led by RFH Varsity Head Field Hockey Coach Julie Brewington, The Bulldog Field Hockey camp is offered to athletes at any level whom enjoy the game of field hockey and wish to improve their individual skill and knowledge of the game. 

Athletes are required to bring their own stick, shin guards, mouth guard, and googles; Goalkeepers need their own equipment. 

Camp councelors will include current RFH Field Hockey coaches and players!

 

Where: RFH High School 
Two River Times Turf Field 

When: 

Session: TBD

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Girls, 3rd - 8th Grade

 

Fee: 

$150 per player

Includes camp t-shirt

$10 late fee 

The Bulldog Girls Soccer Camp is offered to all girls that reside in Rumson and Fair Haven entering grades 3 – 8 in the fall. 

 

The focus of camp is to provide a fun environment where players of all ages can improve their soccer technique all while building self-confidence with approachable staff and coaches, led by RFH Girls Soccer Head Coach Megan Heerwagen. 

 

Daily activities include station work, calisthenics, and competitive, exciting games for all. 

 

Where: RFH High School 
Two River Times Turf Field 

When: 

Session 1: TBD

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Session 2: TBD

9:00 - 11:00 am

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Boys & Girls, 3rd - 8th Grade

 

Fee: 

$75 per session

Includes camp t-shirt

$10 late fee 

Led by Former RFH Head Girls' Soccer Coach, RFH graduate and teacher Mary Beth Coleman, The Bulldog Co-ed Soccer Camp will focus on improving all soccer skills by instruction from our highly qualified staff.

The clinics will entail station work and competitive fun games!

Athletes should come prepared with a t-shirt, shorts, cleats/sneakers, shin guards and sunscreen. In addition, athletes should also bring their own soccer ball. 

 

Where: RFH High School Gymnasium 

When: 

Session: TBD

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Girls, 6th - 9th Grade

 

Fee: 

$150 per athlete

$10 late fee 

Bulldog Volleyball Camp is designed for middle school girls (incoming 6th-9th graders) to enhance skill development and learn the basics of the game of volleyball, led by RFH Varsity Volleyball Coach Kim Browne. 

Athletes should come prepared with knee pads, hydration and proper footwear throughout the camp. 

 

Where: Victory Park

When: 

Beginners

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Intermediate - with experience

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

8:30 - 10:00 am

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Boys & Girls 13 years old and up

Must by 13 by first day of camp

 

Fee: 

$200 per athlete

$10 late fee 

Led by RFH Rowing coaches, the Learn to Row camp is a 10 Day program held at Rumson’s Victory Park in which campers learn the fundamentals of proper stroke technique, safe conditioning practices, proper terminology, equipment handling and rowing safety.

There are two levels: Beginners and Intermediate

 

SWIM TEST: Participant must provide proof that have passed a swim test.  Swim tests are available at the YMCA – you need not retake the swim test each year.

 

Where: Victory Park

When: 

Male Athletes

Session Dates: 

Times: 

Female Athletes 

Session Dates: 

Times: 

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Students

Boys & Girls entering 10th - 12th Grade

 

Fee: 

$335 per athlete

$10 late fee 

Limited Spots Available

For rowers with experience who want to improve their skills and competitiveness.  Must have taken the intermediate rowing or have competed at another high school to be eligible..

 

Where: RFH High School

When: 

Session 1:

Time

Session 2: 

Time 

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Students

Boys & Girls entering 6th - 8th Grade

 

Fee: 

$100 per student

$10 late fee 

Please bring laptop with wifi access

and a pencil ​

With the newly passed law requiring NJ middle school students to take a financial literacy course to know about finances, why not get a head start on it!  In this week long 2 hour course, students will be introduced to a variety of fun activities that will help them to understand fiscal responsibility. Topics will include credit vs debit cards, taxes, tax deductions, fiscal responsibility and decision making along with other topics.

 

Where: Victory Park 

When: 

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

Session 3: TBD

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Boys & Girls 8 - 14 years old

 

Fee: 

$145 per participant 

$10 late fee 

Have fun and get on the water this summer. Venture out on the Navesink River with friends!​

This course will start out with the basics. The class will cover the parts of the board, paddle and water safety. We will progress through all of the strokes, sweeps and turns so we can venture out of the Victory Park cove to check out the river.  All of the equipment is provided but please come with closed toed water shoes, sunscreen, water and a snack.

 

No flip flops.

 

Where: Victory Park 

When: 

9:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

Session 3: TBD

Session 4: TBD

Session 5: TBD

Session 6: TBD

Session 7: TBD

Session 8: TBD

Ages:

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Boys & Girls K - 8th Grade

 

Fee: 

$345 per camper/per week 

$10 late fee per week

Taught by local marine biologists and environmentalists, the Marine Science Camp provides marine ecology education, water quality sampling and testing, seining, sieving, plant and animal identification. Voted Best Camp 2012, 2013.

 

Visit www.marinesciencecamp.com for more information.

Location:  Victory Park from 9am-2pm.

 

$345 for each week except where noted.

 

 

Where: Deane-Porter School

When: 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

Session 3: TBD

Ages:

Session 1 & 2

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Boys & Girls 5 -12 years old

Session 3

Rumson/Fair Haven Residents 

Boys & Girls 5 -8 years old

 

Fee: 

$114 per camper/per week 

$10 late fee per week

Dream It. Build It. Wreck It. Repeat.

Kids are already naturally gifted creators. Then they get added inspiration from our specially trained instructors. They dive into our massive collections of LEGO parts. And while they build elaborate objects, structures and vehicles, they explore fundamental principles of engineering and physics. They also learn to collaborate and create without fear of mistakes. The experience is joyful, the impact long-lasting.

Session 1:STEM Foundations w/ LEGO Materials 

Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Motorcycles, Aircraft Carriers, Conveyor Belts, and Rail Racers! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Session 2: Minecraft Master Engineering w/ LEGO Materials

Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO parts! Build a motorized walking Creeper, a terrifying Ghast, and a motorized Minecart! This project-based camp, designed by Play-Well instructors, combines the basic format of our core engineering-themed programs based on the world of Minecraft. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO materials.

Session 3: STEM FUNdamentals w/ LEGO Materials

Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Gear Cars, Castles, Airplanes, and Scissor Lifts. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.