Summer camp is a unique experience -- one in which young people have the opportunity to do more in a day than they could dream of doing in a week at home. Year after year, campers forge new friendships, learn new skills, undertake new adventures and make memories that will last a lifetime. In Wayne County, summer camping is a proud tradition with roots that reach back to the early 20th century. The first Wayne County camp was founded in 1919. The Wayne County Camp Association was established in 1949 and continues to be one of the leading organizations in the summer camp industry. Today, Wayne County camps, many of them with over 75 years of tradition behind them, are some of the most successful and well-established camps in the country, run by some of the nation's most respected and accomplished camp directors.
With over 6,000 acres of combined open camp space, Wayne County has a camp for every child: co-ed camps, all boys or all girls camps; religious or secular; traditional seven weeks or shorter sessions and even special needs. Programs offer something new and exciting for every personality. Artists, athletes, animal lovers and outdoor adventurers will have nearly limitless opportunities not only to enjoy the activities they love, but to branch out and try something new.
Best of all, for families in the Philadelphia and New York metro areas, Wayne County offers world-class summer camping just a beautiful morning's drive from home.