2023 Northern New Jersey Summer Camp Guide

Filtered by category and age

By Jessica Kline, Publisher + Editor Macaroni Kid Clifton-Montclair March 3, 2023

Warm weather and summer activities will be here soon. Programs are filling up earlier than ever, register as early as you can this year for availability and the best rate!

Macaroni Kid has listed some of our favorite researched summer options. We are always looking to partner with fantastic camps and classes to showcase summer opportunities for your kids. Camps and activities are consistently updating their websites for summer plans, make sure to check in with each business for the most up-to-date information.

When registering, let them know you found them on Macaroni Kid (some are offering discounts)! Keep watching as more options will be added each week.

*All programs accepting 2 and 3-year-olds are denoted with an asterisk.
**All programs that allow you to sign up by the day (most flexible).

If you know of a summer camp being offered that you know kids will love, please reach out to us by email


bergenPAC Performing Arts School (Englewood)

Ages 6-12

Programs provide memorable experiences that will highlight your child's talents and improve their performing arts skills. This a great way to engage young people and give them a sense of unity, and an outlet to learn and gather. We are positive that your child will enjoy themselves and learn through this process with our world-renowned faculty. 
The camp includes a variety of activities and culminates into a live full-scale production on the bergenPAC stage. We look forward to hosting a summer filled with learning and fun for our students!
Early Bird Discount Special $100 Off Tuition! Deal Ends on April 30.


P: 201-482-8194 I E: I @bergenpacpas

Kidville Montclair (Montclair)*

Ages 2-3, 3-5 year olds

Camp Kidville is where the coolest itinerary makes the hottest days worthwhile! We take the best of the Kidville experience and roll it into one super fun indoor play-based program! Camp is drop off.

P: 973-826-0350 E: I @kidvillemontclair

Earth & Sky School* (Montclair/West Orange)

Ages 3.5-10, CIT 11-14

Earth and Sky School is a nature-inspired, multi-aged, play-based program in the Forest. Hours are 9-1 pm with an optional extended day 9-3 pm.

P: 917-887-8530 I E: I @earthandskyschool

thecoderschoolmontclair (Montclair)

Ages 7-10+

Camps run from 9 am- 3 pm from June 26 until August 25

Camps are held at our coding facilities to create a uniquely collaborative environment where the kids work together, code together, and have a-rockin' fun summer together! All of the camp offerings are currently available for in-person only. Come explore your interests from video game development to robotics to creating websites now!
Want to code? We have many options for coders of various age groups! Check out our:

  • Game Development Camp (age 7-10): We'll be using cool drag n' drop language like Scratch or Snap to create us some cool new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie or novice coders.
  • WebRox (age 10+): Code with all the base web technologies like HTML/CSS and Javascript and get a real live website going! Novice or intermediate coders.
  • Minecraft Educational (age 8+): Using Minecraft, students learn how to build, create, and modify their worlds through coding in a structured environment.
  • Robocode (age 8+): If you're intrigued by the thought of controlling physical robots, look no further than our Robocode camp!
  • Python Startup (age 10+): Start slowly or code fast, this camp is for our intermediate coders - no Python experience necessary!
  • Got a more advanced coder and want to code a specific language? Email us to learn more about our signature 2:1 Code Coaching Program.

P: 973-939-5550 I E: I @thecoderschoolmontclair

School of Rock Montclair (Montclair)

Ages 6-17

Promo Code for MK subscribers:15% off code to use through April 1. Use code SUMMERCAMPS2023, sign up HERE.

Do you want to learn how to play in a band? School of Rock Montclair offers a wide variety of music camps for any musical taste. Our music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals. At the end of the week, the students will perform a live concert! It will be a rock-star experience they will never forget!

There are musicians playing with other musicians, learning to work together, learning conflict resolution, and performing live on stage!

P: 973-337-5296 I E: I @schoolofrockmontclair

USA Sport Group*

Ages 2 - Adult

Promo Code for MK subscribers: 10% off code to use through April 30. Use code MACKIDS10MC23, sign up HERE.

USA Sport Group has brought together the finest sports providers into one place, making it easier for parents and players to find all of the sports camps and classes they want all year long. USA Sport Group offers a range of sports classes and camps for ages 2-adult, and all playing abilities, including Multi-Sports, Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Preschool Sports, and more! Programs are offered year-round, including weekly classes, summer camps, school's-out camps, private lessons, and backyard programs. All camps and classes are organized and coached by fully qualified, highly trained coaches that not only make sure the children learn proper techniques but create a positive, safe, fun, and friendly learning environment.

P: 866-345-Ball I E: I @usasportgroup

Summer Camp and Activities by Category

  • Essex Youth Theater - Montclair, ages 6-13
  • Montclair Film Teen Academy Classes - Montclair
  • Summer Theatre Camp at New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts - Bloomfield

  • One River School - Montclair, grades K-12
  • Bass Arts Studio Summer Camp - Montclair, ages 9-17
  • Creative Expression Arts Camp for Girls - Montclair, ages 10-14
  • Doin Dishes - Montclair, ages 7+
  • Lovlee Art Studios - Bloomfield, ages 5-14
  • SummerART at Montclair Art Museum - Montclair, ages 6-12 and 12-15.
  • Virtual Camp Chic Summer Camp - Montclair, ages 6 to 14



  • USA Sport Group* - Montclair, North Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Little Falls, Passaic, ages 2-14
  • MVP Camps - Glen Ridge, ages 6-13
  • PV Summer Camps - Little Falls
  • Sticks n Kicks - Fairfield, ages 6-14
  • Nike's New Jersey Jackals Baseball or Softball Camp - Little Falls, ages 7-15
  • Montclair Rowing Summer Camp (for Montclair public school students) - 6th to 11th graders
  • New York NFL Alumni Youth Football Camps - Pro Sports Experience - Florham Park, Wayne, ages 6-14
  • Galloping Hill Golf Course - ages 8-13
  • Twin Willows Par 3
  • Willowbrook Golf Lessons
  • Diamond Gymnastics - Verona
  • Flippin' Out - Nutley
  • USA Twisterz - West Caldwell, Fairfield**

  • Evolution Lacrosse Camps - Montclair, ages K-10
  • Sticks n Kicks - Fairfield, ages 6-14

  • Dream Martial Arts - Montclair, ages 4 - 9+
  • Martinez Martial Art - Bloomfield
  • Warriors Dojo - Bloomfield

  • Montclair Youth Running - Montclair
  • Advance Soccer Training - Montclair
  • Dave Masur: St. John's Soccer Camps - Montclair, ages 5-14
  • Our Training Academy - Montclair, ages 3-13**
  • Red Bulls - ages 4-16
  • Sticks n Kicks - Fairfield, ages 6-17
  • Play By Play Sports Broadcasting Camps- Montclair, ages 10-18
  • Montclair State University Ice Arena - Montclair, ages 4-14
  • First Serve Tennis - Verona and Montclair, ages 5-17**
Indigo yoga - West Caldwell, ages 5-8, 9-13

  • Dream Martial Arts Nature Program - Montclair, ages 4-10+
  • Earth and Sky School* - Montclair, ages 3.5-16
  • The Keiki Explorer's Club Camp - Montclair *will not open this summer
  • Kidville Montclair Camp* - Montclair, ages 2-5
  • The Little Gym* - Montclair,  ages 3-8
  • Love Laugh Learn* - Cedar Grove, ages 6 weeks - 6
  • New Horizons Day Camp - Florham Park, entering prek - 9th grade, inclusive camp
  • Park Street Academy* - Montclair
  • Playhouse Nursery* - West Orange
  • A Pleasant Day Nursery* - Caldwell, ages 2.5+
  • St. James Preschool Camp* - Montclair, ages toddler - prek
  • Steve & Kates Summer Day Camp - Montclair, ages 4-12**
  • Surf and Turf Adventure Camp - Montclair
  • YMCA Adventures Summer Camp* - Montclair, ages 3-8
  • YMCA Camp at the Lake - West Milford, ages 5-14
  • YMCA New Discoveries - Montclair, ages 4-10
  • Chef It Up** - Nutley, ages 5 days a week, 11am-2pm, ages 6-12
  • Montclair Culinary Academy - Montclair, ages 8-15
  • Danceworks Studios - Montclair
  • Sharon Miller's Academy for Dance and the Arts* - Montclair, ages 3-14
  • Stokes Music Camp (MSU) - Montclair, ages 10-17
  • Jazz House Kids - Montclair, ages 10-18
  • School of Rock Music Camps - Montclair, ages 6-17

  • The Coder School - Montclair, ages 8+.
  • The Goddard School Summer Camp -West Orange, Fairfield, Little Falls, Montclair
  • Idea Labs - Wayne

  • First Serve Tennis clinics and camps- Verona and Montclair**
  • One River School - Montclair
  • Fusion Academy Virtual Camp - Montclair
  • Maac: mindful awareness academy for children - Montclair
  • Montclair Film Teen Academy Classes - Montclair
  • Montclair Rowing Summer Camp (for Montclair public school students) - 6th to 11th graders
  • Sew Montclair’s Camp Style for Teens and Tweens - Montclair
  • SummerART at Montclair Art Museum - Montclair
  • Summer Theatre Camp at New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts - Bloomfield
  • Bella Princess’s Summer Royal Academy - Bloomfield, ages 7+
  • Montclair Farm Camp - Montclair, ages 6-9 and 8-11
  • Magic for Muggles Camp for Fans of Harry Potter - Montclair

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