Summer Camp

Summer Camp: The Boys & Girls Club Way

Our summer program offers great opportunities for children & teens to participate in sports, games and outdoor fun with a dose of education-based activities. Our Club members also enjoy several memorable field trips during summer, visiting new places and gaining new experiences!

Summer Fun Club is offered for ages 5 to 11, providing a full day of camp to our youngest members. Weekly schedules include education, computers, arts & crafts, game room activities, card games, swimming, trips & special events.

Teen Leadership Camp is offered for ages 12-16, giving our teens the full camp experience with additional teen-specific programming. Our teens participate in community service projects, attend college tours, and learn about different job opportunities within their respective communities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time is camp? Do you have Early or Late care?

Elizabeth: Drop off is between 8:30am-9:00am, Pick-up is between 5:00pm-5:15pm.

Plainfield & Union: Drop off is between 8:00am-9:00am, Pick-up is between 5:00pm-5:30pm.

Early/Late Care & Fees:

Elizabeth: Early Care is $10 per 30 minutes for drop off anytime between 7:30am-8:30am. Late Care is $10 per 30 minutes after 5:15pm

Plainfield: Early Care is $10 per day for drop off anytime between 7:00am-8:00am. Late Care is $5 per 15 minutes after 5:00pm

Union: Early Care is $10 per day for for drop off anytime between 7:00am-8:00am. Late Care is $10 per 30 minutes after 5:30pm

Do I have to sign up for all 9 weeks?

No. Registration is weekly for all camps, so you can pick whichever weeks you need. It is highly recommended to put down a deposit for the weeks you want your child to attend so that they don’t lose their spot if camp reaches it’s max capacity.

Is breakfast and lunch included?

Elizabeth: Breakfast is not, but lunch and snack are provided.

Plainfield: Breakfast and lunch is provided through the City of Plainfield’s Food Service Program. Snack is not provided.

Union: Breakfast and lunch is not included. Snack is provided.

Are trips an additional cost?

Elizabeth: Yes. Trip cost varies per trip, typically between $10-$25.

Plainfield: Yes. Trip cost varies per trip.

Union: Yes. Trip cost varies per trip, and space is limited to the first 40 paid participants.

Is there outdoor activities as well as indoor?

Yes, all camp locations utilize outdoor park space throughout the 9 weeks of camp. Please dress your child accordingly, no flip flops or open toed shoes!

What should my child wear and bring with them?

Camp days are very active, please dress your child for physical activities. No flip flops, slides or open toed shoes! Your child can bring a backpack with extra water, snacks, clothes, and a swimsuit & towel on swim days.

Swim days and times vary per camp group, so please ask for a schedule when camp starts.

Registration Notes:

All Clubs require Immunization Records for each child, in order to abide by State Licensing Protocols.

Plainfield Club:

  • Early Bird Registration (for current Club Members) opens Monday, 3/14/22.
  • General Registration opens Monday, 4/4/22.
  • Families must have current membership to register.
  • Families must select weeks that they are attending, at registration.

Union Club:

  • Early Registration is now open (3/1/22)
  • Teen Camp begins at 13 years old.
  • Families must have current membership to register.

Union Club

(908) 687-2697

Russell Triolo Clubhouse &
Teen Center

1050 Jeanette Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

Membership Fee:
$65 to $105/year

Ages 5-12: $245/week
Ages 13-16: $220/week

Dates:
June 27 – August 26

Camp Hours:
8:00am-5:30pm

Additional Fees:
Camp T-shirt Required, Early Care Available, Trip Fees Vary, Late Pickup Fees.

Aquatics Swim Camp

(908) 687-2697 ext. 109

Union Clubhouse & Teen Center

1050 Jeanette Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

Membership Fee:
$65 to $105/year

All Ages: $250/week

Dates:
June 27 – August 26

Camp Hours:
9:00am-1:00pm

Additional Fees:
Early Care Available, Late Pickup fees.

Elizabeth Club

(908) 351-3344

Elizabeth Clubhouse & Teen Center

513-515 Richmond Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202

Membership Fee:
$50/year

Ages 5-18: $175/week

Dates:
June 27 – August 26

Camp Hours:
8:30am-5:15pm

Additional Fees:
Camp T-shirt Required, Early Care Available, Trip Fees Vary, Late Pickup Fees.

Plainfield Club

(908) 822-8672

Plainfield Clubhouse & Teen Center

145 Park Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Membership Fee:
$60/year

Ages 5-11: $175/week
Ages 12-16: $100/week

Dates:
June 27 – August 26

Camp Hours:
8:00am-5:00pm

Additional Fees:
Camp T-shirt Required, Early Care Available, Trip Fees Vary, Late Pickup Fees.

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