Recreational Activities and Resources

Recreational Activities and Resources

Virtual summer camp and learning experiences have been added to this directory due to the abundance and needs presented with COVID-19 restrictions and limitations. These links below provide a variety of opportunities ranging from creative arts, sciences, and athletic opportunities. Skills based programs are also included.

Outdoor

The county park systems offer a diverse array of programming throughout the year. Activities such as nature learning experiences, arts and crafts, volunteer projects and more are available. Seasonal program guides are available electronically or in hard copy. For more information or to request a program guide, visit Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Recreation at: http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/parks/programs.html.

The county park systems offer a diverse array of programming throughout the year. Activities such as nature learning experiences, arts and crafts, volunteer projects and more are available. Seasonal program guides are available electronically or in hard copy. For more information or to request a program guide, visit the Somerset County Park Commission at: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/.

The county park systems offer a diverse array of programming throughout the year. Activities such as nature learning experiences, arts and crafts, volunteer projects and more are available. Seasonal program guides are available electronically or in hard copy. For more information or to request a program guide, visit Warren Parks at: https://warrenparks.com/calendar/.

County Library

We provide library facilities and services that meet the evolving needs of the Hunterdon County community. We believe an informed community is an empowered community. We are dedicated to enriching lives with outstanding library facilities, resources and services. Our commitment to developing strong partnerships broadens our ability to enhance the quality of life for the Hunterdon County community. We provide services such as: book groups, interlibrary loans, computers and technological equipment, wi-fi, meeting rooms, museum passes, concerts, exhibits, lectures, homework help, story times, workshops, youth & teen programs, volunteer opportunities and more. 

Teen events

https://www.hclibrary.us/teens/teenevents.htm

https://www.hclibrary.us/kids.htm

Hunterdon County Library System

Branches and Locations

https://www.hclibrary.us/branches/map.htm

The Warren County Library celebrates creativity, inspiration, and community in north-western New Jersey. Explore new ideas with us, expand your knowledge, and gain access to technology. We are your idea store, entertainment center, quiet corner, and communication portal. Adults, check out our movies, music CDs, video games, magazines, and more. Register for library programs ranging from lectures and concerts to various crafts, or brush up on your computer skills. Teens, this is the place to go for fandom parties, maker projects, cool crafts, studying and discovery. Kids can enjoy programs from live animal shows to story time and crafts and the best summer reading program around, the Warren County Library is a source of creativity, education, and imagination for kids. There’s something for everyone at the Warren County Library!

Teen events

https://warrenlib.org/teens

https://warrenlib.beanstack.org/reader365

Warren County Library System

https://www.warrenlib.org/

Branches and locations

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey partners with you to connect, to explore, to share and to discover. Our vision is to work together to enrich lives, expand knowledge and strengthen communities. We offer programs for kids, teens and adults. Programs include book discussions, spelling bees, crafts, puzzle challenges, art exhibits, story times, English as a second language lessons, gaming groups, homework help and more!

Teen events

https://sclsnj.libnet.info/events?a=Teens

https://sclsnj.org/summer_reading/

Somerset County Library System

https://sclsnj.org/about/branch-locations/

Branches and Locations

Camp SOAR: Franklin Twp. YMCA Summer Camp

Ready. Set. Summer!  Camp Soar at the Franklin Twp. YMCA from July 11- August 12.  Grades K-9, engaging activities, well-rounded structure, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with before and after camp care options. Lunch and transportation provided.

April 20, 2022  

Hunterdon County Summer Camp Guide

2022 Hunterdon County Summer Camp Guide - Hunterdon Happening

Sunshine and warmer days are near! It’s time to plan the perfect summer for your kids and we have all the resources you need right here. Our 2022 Hunterdon Happening Summer Camp Guide has summer camp options for music, dance, adventure, creativity and so much more.

March 25, 2022

Hunterdon Hoops: bALLers clinics - Copy

HH bALLers is specifically designed to create a positive and uplifting physical and social experience for individuals with disabilities through basketball. Clinics are open to all skill levels, and do not require any previous basketball experience.

March 11, 2022  

NJ Kids Summer Camp 2022 eBook

NJ Kids is now featuring summer programs that are reopening for registration. Virtual or in-person camps, schools, programs... We will be updating with new reopenings. Watch videos, register and learn more. 

Special Kids Gazette: 2022 Summer Camp Edition - Copy

Directory Pages including: Finding the right Camp and Paying for It, Summer Programs for Kids with Special Needs in Hunterdon County Area, More Camps for Kids with Special Needs, Finding Pre College Summer Programs & Therapeutic Summer Programs, Index of Camps and More places to find Camps

December 23, 2021  

PerformCare Summer Camp

The application for Summer Camp Services (for DD/ID children and youth) is a 2-month period, between March 1 and April. 30.  Note that for the previous two years, CSOC (Children’s System of Care) extended the application period beyond the two months.  We are not sure if this will be the case for 2022.

November 23, 2021  

NJ KIDS Events: Best Calendar for Families - Copy

Their calendars will take you to fun attractions, festivals, arts & crafts, free stuff, indoor & outdoor fun, open houses, shows and virtual events!  Sort by distance to result in events closest to you. In the search bar above, refine your search by categories, by location or by date.