Vacation Camp


School Aged

When school is out bring your child to the Y. The Garfield YMCA Vacation Camp program offers children ages 6 to 12 a day of games, sports, arts, swimming, outdoor and other fun and exciting activities. Dates are based on the Garfield Board of Education school calendar.  *Child must be a Garfield YMCA member.  *Please provide your child with lunch, towel, swim suit and cap. 



Program operates from 7:30am to 6pm


COSTS: Listed prices are per day. 

Garfield YMCA Afterschool Participants - $20 – Pre Registration 

                                                       $45 – Registration Day of Program


Non-Garfield YMCA Afterschool Participants - $40 – Pre Registration

                                                             $55 – Registration Day of Program




For more information please contact:

Darnell Benjamin, Youth Development Director

Phone: 973.928.2970

Fax: 973.928.2965





Preschool Aged


The preschool aged program runs on the Garfield BOE school calendar, so all dates will be when school is out- just like the school aged program. 


Care is available for 2016 dates: 10/10, 11/8, 11/10, 11/11, 11/23, 12/23, 12/26, 12/27, 12/28, 12/29 and 12/30

Care is available for 2017 dates: 1/16, 2/20, 2/21, 2/22, 2/23, 2/24, 4/13, 4/17, 4/18, 4/19, 4/20 and 4/21


Children who are part of our preschool program will pay the following fees:

Pre-Registered: $20 a day

Day of Registration $45


We accept children who are not part of our program as well. The fees for non-participants are as follows:

Pre-Registered: $50

Day of Registration: $55


Program Runs 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Registration October date can be found here


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