Summer Programs
Summer Programs
We offer a variety of summer programs for residents of Gloucester County, New Jersey. Non-residents are accepted if space is available at the end of the registration period. Programs generally start the first Monday after July 4th. The following is a list of programs being offered. For more information call (856)251-6710.


Nature Detectives
Scotland Run Park
Monday through Friday, 9am to 3pm
Fee: $100 per week

Campers will be immersed in a fun and active nature camp experience, with both structured activities and time for unstructured, self-led downtime and exploration. The theme of the week is explored through various art, activities, games, experiments, and observation each day, with opportunities to further delve into subjects and activities that campers are drawn to. Each week includes a tour of our newly renovated Nature Center. Please pack a lunch, reusable water bottle, sunblock and insect repellent, a hat, and a change of shoes and clothing.

July 8-12    N-1
Entering 1st and 2nd grade

Exploring Nature at Scotland - Learn about nature at Scotland Run Park and Wilson Lake. What clues does nature leave for us? We'll use observations of sight and sound, along with technology, to help us identify local species. Campers will learn about the ecosystem through hands on exploration. Get ready to hike the trails on our 1100 acre park and explore the banks of Wilson Lake.

July 15-19    N-2
Entering 3rd and 4th grade
SRP Eco Camp
- Learn about the ecosystems at SRP and the creatures that live here, while hiking through the park. What role do native plants play in healthy habitat? What do our native animals need to survive in our changing world? What can we do to ensure the success of our natural world? Campers will use scientific inquiry to investigate ecosystems and develop a greater understanding of the interconnectedness of the natural world.

August 5-9    N-3
Entering 5th through 8th grade

Junior Scientists - Learn how real life scientists study the environment! Campers will run experiments, use scientific instruments, and collect their own data. See some of the projects that are in place at Scotland Run Park and interact with Rowan University Professors and other local science professionals. Get ready to hike and paddle across our 1100acre nature park.

August 12-16    N-4
Entering 1st through 4th grade

SRP Eco Camp - Learn about the ecosystems at SRP and the creatures that live here, while hiking through the park. What role do native plants play in healthy habitat? What do our native animals need to survive in our changing world? What can we do to ensure the success of our natural world? Campers will use scientific inquiry to investigate ecosystems and develop a greater understanding of the interconnectedness of the natural world. 


Tennis lessons
James G. Atkinson Memorial Park
In Partnership with RiverWinds Golf & Tennis Club

Please register at www.riverwindsgolfandtennis.com
856-848-5700 ext.102
All youth classes cost $90.
All adult classes & match play cost $100.

Youth Session 1
7/8-7/25
Class T1: July 8-24
Mon. & Wed. 9-10:30
Beginner 6-12 yr. olds

Class T2: July 8-24
Mon. & Wed. 10:30-12
Intermediate 9-15 yr. olds

Class T3: July 9-25
Tues. & Thurs. 9-10:30
Beginner 6-12 yr. olds

Class T4: July 9-25
Tues. & Thurs. 10:30-12
Intermediate 9-15 yr. olds

Youth Session 2
7/29-8/15
Class T5: July 29-August 14
Mon. & Wed. 9-10:30
Beginner 6-12 yr. olds

Class T6: July 29-August 14
Mon. & Wed. 10:30-12
Intermediate 9-15 yr. olds

Class T7: July 30-August 15
Tues. & Thurs. 9-10:30
Beginner 6-12 yr. olds

Class T8: July 30-August 15
Tues. & Thurs. 10:30-12
Intermediate 9-15 yr. olds

Adult Session 1
7/8-7/24

Class T9: July 8-24
Mon. & Wed. 6:30-8 pm
Beginner 16 yrs. +

Class T10: July 8-24
Mon. & Wed. 8-9:30 pm
Intermediate 16 yrs. +

Adult Session 2
7/29-8/14

Class T11: July 29-August 14
Mon. & Wed. 6:30-8 pm
Beginner 16 yrs. +

Class T12: July 29-August 14
Mon. & Wed. 8-9:30 pm
Intermediate 16 yrs. +

Match Play
7/9-8/15

Class T13: July 9-August 15
Tues. & Thurs. 6:30-8 pm
High School J.V. & Varsity Match Play 13-18 yrs.

Class T14: July 9-August 15
Tues. & Thurs. 8-9:30 pm
Adult Int./Adv. Match Play 19 yrs. +



Summer Theater
Children will be given the opportunity to develop a basic understanding, and appreciation of, the performing arts. Instruction, games, exercises and improvisation will be included. Emphasis will be on acting skills. Every child will have the opportunity to perform. The directors will select the roles. The workshop will include the preparation for performances. Admittance to all performances is free.

This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Boys/Girls, entering 3rd grade through 6th grade
Classes A-1 and A-2 will be divided into separate groups. One group will prepare a short musical; the other group will prepare a one-act play. Five weeks of instruction/rehearsal.

Fee: $150/child Class A-1
(five weeks, 9 to 12noon)
June 24-July 27
No class July 4
Instruction/rehearsal at TBA

Performance Dates/Location:
July 25-27
TBA

Fee: $150/child Class A-2
(five weeks, 9 to 12 noon)
July 8-August 10
Instruction/rehearsal at G.C.I.T.
1360 Tanyard Road, Sewell

Performance Dates/Location:
August 8-10
Rowan College at Gloucester County
1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell

Boys/Girls, Jr High/High School Program (entering 7th grade through completion of high school 2019)
Class A-3 will include the preparation for a musical.

Fee: $150/child Class A-3
(six weeks, 9 to 12 noon)
July 8-August 17
Instruction/rehearsal at G.C.I.T
1360 Tanyard Road, Sewell

Performance Dates/Location:
August 15-17
Rowan College at Gloucester County
1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell


History Camp
Red Bank Battlefield 
Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm
Fee: $100
July 15-19    H-1
August 12-16    H-2
A one-of-a-kind experience for youngster’s entering 2nd through 6th grades. Watch History come alive! Come join us for a week of hands-on Colonial history. See what it was like to be a child during the 1700's. Enjoy days full of games and activities. Bring a lunch.