Old Bridge Township - Full-Day Summer Recess

Detailed on our 2024 Full-Day Summer Camp Program will be updated here from now until camp begins.

Our Full-Day Summer Recess Program is a non-profit organization run through Old Bridge Township's Parks & Recreation Department offering an affordable camp program to township families for over 25 years!

For additional camp information, please email us afterschool@oldbridge.com or call our office at 732-721-5600 ext. 4040 / 2390.

Camp Dates

2024 Full-Day Summer Camp program will run for 8 weeks - July 1st - August 23rd.

Start/End Times for Camp: 7:30 am - 6 pm

Our program offers parents the option to enroll child(ren) for the first 4 weeks, full 8 weeks, or last 4 weeks of camp.

Start & end dates shown below:

First 4 weeks: Starts on July 1st and will end on July 26th. (We will be closed 7/4 & 7/5)

Full 8 weeks: July 1 - August 23. (We will be closed 7/4 & 7/5)

Last 4 weeks: Starts on July 29th and will end on August 23rd.

Program Breakdown

The grade your child(ren) will be going into for the 2024-2025 school year will determine which camp your child(ren) will attend.

Camp

Tiny Turtles

Great White Sharks

Middle School

Age Group

1st-2nd Grade

3rd-5th Grade

6th-8th Grade

Location

McDivitt Elementary School

Grade 9 Center

Old Bridge Highschool

  • Registration is open to Old Bridge RESIDENTS only.

  • Child must be AT LEAST 5 years old AND going into 1st grade to enroll.

  • There are no sibling discounts available.

  • Maximum enrollment numbers are based on staff ratios, facility size, and resources available.

Enrollment & Registration

Old Bridge Township's Before/After School Child Care program requires all registrants to enroll using our online registration platform, RecDesk. Parents/guardians seeking to enroll their child(ren) into our program MUST create an account on RecDesk prior to registering. 

  • Create your account here: Sign up (recdesk.com)

  • Once your account is created:

    • You must add all household members to the account with full information for each.

    • Attending child(ren) must be a household member on the account to register for our program(s).

      • Upon registration, you will be directed to select the attending child for that particular program.

Open Registration Dates

Please note the following information when registering for our program(s):

  • Registration for each camp OPENS promptly at 6 pm on the dates listed.

  • You will NOT be able to register before these dates.

  • Registration for each camp CLOSES promptly at 3 pm on Monday, May 20th.

  • You will NOT be able to register after May 20th.

  • Failure to pay in FULL by June 1st will deny your child's participation in camp.

Camp Program

Registration Open

Registration End

Tiny Turtles

March 18, 2024

May 20, 2024

Great White Sharks

March 19, 2024

May 20, 2024

Middle School

March 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

Camp Tuition Rates

Tuition rates for 2024 will be posted here once determined.

Parents/Guardians are required to make all payments online by logging onto your RecDesk account.

  • Camp tuition rates include all trips, events, program snacks, employee salaries, and funding for camp.

  • Tuition rates vary depending on the program and length option selected.

    • 4-week option is available for those who wish to register for the first or last 4-weeks ONLY.

    • 8-week option is available for those who wish to register for the entirety of summer camp.

Payment Information

  • Full or partial payment required upon registration.

    • Enrollments are NOT finalized until payment is complete and confirmation has been received.

  • Payments made on payment plans MUST be received on the listed due dates to secure your child's enrollment.

    • If payments are received after the listed due dates, a $25 fee will be applied each time.

  • FULL payment is required no later than June 1st.

    • If FULL payments are NOT received by May 20th your child's enrollment is subject to cancellation.

  • We DO NOT bill credit cards.

Financial Assistance

The township does not offer any assistance programs or scholarships. If you are in need of financial assistance for your child's daycare, please contact Community Child Care Solutions at (732)-324-4357. They are based out of Perth Amboy, NJ 08861.  

You can also visit their webpage at https://www.communitychildcaresolutions.org/contact-us

Refund Policy

  • By registering for camp, you enter into an agreement requiring payment for the entire camp tuition, unless our offices are notified with your request to withdrawal or refund. 

    • All refunds must be submitted by email to our program prior to June 1st.  NO REFUNDS will be given after June 1st. 

    • Please submit all refund requests to afterschool@oldbridge.com. 

Trip Information & Calendars

Trip information and calendars will be provided once registration is closed.

Please note times and dates are subject to change until June.

The daily activity schedule will change depending on the age of the camper, but all three of our camps go on trips for a majority of their camp days. Trips include amusement parks, water parks, mini golf, bowling, zoos, trampoline parks and many other fun options. Each camp will have sports equipment as well as arts and craft supplies for on-site entertainment when not on trips.

  • We do not provide daily lunch please send a brown bagged lunch for your child daily.

    • Campers are provided 2 snacks and 2 juice each day.

    • Any trips that include lunch will be listed on the calendar accordingly.

  • We DO NOT offer transportation to and from camp, parents must drop off and pick up at camp sites.

    • ALL campers must go on the trips, as no counselors are left behind at the campsite to supervise.

    • If you do not want your child to attend a particular trip, you may bring your child to camp once we have returned from the trip.