New Jersey Camp Jaycee is a collaborative effort between the New Jersey Jaycees and The Arc of New Jersey, with a mission of providing quality camping experiences to persons with developmental disabilities. Camp Jaycee has been in operation since 1975 and is proud to be accredited by the American Camping Association.
The goals of Camp Jaycee are centered around developing social skills, improving self-esteem, increasing confidence, learning in a fun environment, developing physical fitness, and establishing meaningful relationships with new friends. These goals are carried out by a well-trained staff, who are carefully selected to ensure the utmost in safety, fun, and growth for our campers.
Camp Jaycee is about people. A special group of people comprised of our campers, and a caring, dedicated and unique staff. We serve more than 500 campers with a wide array of developmental disabilities each summer, ranging in age from 18 to over eighty years young. Camp Jaycee offers various activities and programs catered to the specific needs of our campers