Day Camp & Trip Camp




Parent/Guardian must register in person for these programs on the following dates:

Stafford Recreation is pleased to announce that we will be opening up walk-in registrations for all Summer Camp programs beginning Tuesday April 23. You may register by stopping by the Pine Street Recreation Center, located at 25 Pine Street in Manahawkin on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays between the hours of 12 Noon and 4 PM ONLY. 

Walk-in late registrations will close Friday June 14. 

After this date no Day & Trip Camp registrations will be considered until Tuesday July 2 after 10:30 AM when camp has already started.
  Program Description:



Day Camp for children grades K-6 runs from 10 AM - 2 PM at the Ocean Acres Community Center.  This program offers games, craft projects, art, sports, free time, a fenced in playground area, organized activities and even some special guests and Wacky Wednesday theme days. 


Trip Camp offers the ability each day for campers in grades K-6 to go on a variety of trips to places everywhere from New York City to Johnson's Farm peach picking, water parks, baseball games and everything in between.  All trips leave on a bus from the Ocean Acres Community Center with the exception of trips within town in which parents drop off and pick up at that location.

Day Camp and Trip Camp run for 7 weeks from July 1 - August 16, (closed July 4 & 5) Monday through Friday.  Day Camp is from 10 AM- 2 PM.  Trip times and prices vary from day to day depending on activity and distance away.

Day Camp - $25 per day for 1st child, 10% off for additional children. Trips priced individually.

Camp programs are offered a la carte. You may register for any combination of camps offered, there is no minimum or maximum days to attend.  All schedules must be decided at the time of registration.
There is no before or after care.

All programs are available to out of town residents for a 10% surcharge on total of all camps registered for. 

Registration Forms (includes trip schedules)

Each camper must have an Information & Water Safety Form as well as a July and August form.

Information & Water Safety Form - CLICK HERE!

July Day & Trip Camp Form - CLICK HERE!

August Day & Trip Camp From - CLICK HERE!

If you should have any questions regarding summer camp programs please contact Jason Hazelton at 609.597.1000 ext. 8578 or via email at