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Camp Oakhurst
Oakhurst, NJ

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111 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst, NJ 07755

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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Summer sleepaway camp sessions 4-12 days/nights; off-season respite 2-7 days/nights

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Needs - physical and developmental disabilities

Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Technology, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Special Needs - Physical & Developmental Disabilities, Including Autism Spectrum Disorder.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Oakhurst is located on a scenic 15-acre site in Oakhurst, New Jersey in Monmouth County, about one mile from the Atlantic Ocean. The camp has a mixture of large grassy lawns, woods and nature trails in and around 15 buildings.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers live in six easily accessible modern cabins, a dining hall, health center, adapted gymnasium, indoor/outdoor barrier-free pool, boardwalk trail in the woods, campsite, activites building with a stage, rec hall and many activity rooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Oakhurst has trained and experienced counselors, activity specialists, barrier-free facilities and adapated activities to allow for a stay at Oakhurst to be an enriching, fun and memorable experience for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. Campers discover new abilities and new strengths, which helps foster more independence and self confidence. Music and drama, arts and crafts, media arts, nature, recreation, cooking and off-camp trips...these are Camp Oakhurst activities available to our campers during every summer camp or year-round respite session (and swimming 6 months a year!)

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Campers with New York or New Jersey state eligibility may have part or all of their fees covered. Scholarships/sliding fee scale available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Off-season respite 2-7 days/nights.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Camp Oakhurst, established in 1906, is operated by New York Service for the Handicapped (NYSH), an independent non-profit social service agency with offices in New York City and Oakhurst, New Jersey. NYSH serves children, teens and adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism. Our campus is fully accessible and barrier free for wheelchair users, including our heated swimming pool, and is only about 55 miles south of New York City. Transportation from New York City is available. While we have a 9 week summer camp program, we also provide over 150 days of year-round overnight respite stays of 2-7 days in length and offer a day recreation program for adults living in Monmouth County, NJ.

Adults (ages 20 and up): June 17-June 24 Children (ages 8-19): June 27 to July 9 Children (ages 8-19): July 11 to July 23 Children (ages 8-19): July 25-August 6 Youth Diagnosed with Autism (ages 8-21): August 14-19 Youth Diagnosed with Autism (ages 8-21): August 29- September 2nd Please visit for more information and call 732-531-0215 for information on fees. Campers with New York or New Jersey state eligiblity may have part or all of their fees covered. Scholarships/sliding fee scale available.

Registered Nurses needed for the summer 2016. June to September. Salary plus room and board.

Summer camp counselors for the summer of 2016 June to September. Salary plus room and board.

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