Camp Merry Heart
Camp Merry Heart - a program of Easter Seals New Jersey - provides a wide variety of recreation and activities to people of all ages and all types of disabilities and special needs. Well over 30,000 individuals have been served since its doors opened in 1954.
Activities Include swimming, fishing, boating, splash pad, games, biking, hiking, challenge courses, nature studies, zip line, arts & crafts, gardening, team sports, climbing tower, karaoke, music, dancing, talent shows and more!
Youth Programs: Independent to Moderate Care; Ages 6-21 unless otherwise noted
Adult Programs: Independent to Moderate Care unless otherwise noted; Ages 18+ unless otherwise noted
- Overnight Camp: Stay for a weekend, a week, or longer! Year-round programs offer a host of recreational activities that build the participants’ confidence and self-esteem. These getaways also provide much-needed respite and peace of mind for family caregivers.
- Hotel Respites" Enjoy area attractions with our New Jersey-based Hotel Respites, approved for funding from DDD Family Support Services and Real Life choices. Designed to accommodate adults of varying abilities who require minimal to mild support and assistance with community based activities.
- Travel Respites: Journey to exciting out-of-state destinations with our hotel-based Travel Respites, also designed to accommodate adults of varying ability levels who require minimal to mild support and assistance with community based activities.
- Facility Rental: Camp Merry Heart boasts year round heated cabins with restrooms. The camp can host groups as small as 20 and as large as 175 people. Featuring a dining hall with kitchen, a large pavilion, lake, seasonal pool and recreation fields, we offer something for each group. From a day or evening rental to a weekend or more, Camp Merry Heart has you covered.
Arts & Recreation
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Last Updated: 08/31/16