• LifeCamp (a 501(c)(3) organization) provides an enriching summer day camp experience for ~300 Newark area youths per day for six weeks during the months of July and August. Campers are between the ages of 6 and 13, and come from the greater Newark public school system as well as from Newark Charter School Programs (KIPP, Philip's, North Star, Link, Newark Legacy and New Horizon). 

    The LifeCamp campus is located on 90 acres of open fields, rolling hills, woodlands and fronts on the Lamington River.  The campus is an effective teaching environment that makes learning enjoyable by providing experiential and contextual learning linked to the camp's curriculum. 

    The Life Farm in Pottersville was first opened 95 years ago in 1923, and we continue to provide children from Newark with an enriching summer program in an unique country setting.

    Please watch the LifeCamp video to the left.

  • News & Events

    LifeCamp Hoedown

    May 14, 2019

    Please join us on Saturday, June 22 from 7pm-11pm at LifeCamp! Beer, wine and a buffet dinner will be served as we celebrate LifeCamp. Tickets are currently available on line for $50. Please RSVP even if you are paying[...]

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    The MARS Essex Horse Trials is proud to support the Greater Newark LifeCamp through a country weekend of equestrian competition, shopping, fine cars, and great food. This year’s event will be held on June 21st through June 23rd at beautiful Moorland Farm where the Far Hills Race Meeting runs every October. Many local horses and riders will be competing over the course of the weekend in an [...]

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    We are looking forward to a terrific summer and would love to have you be part of it. Volunteers sign up for two-week sessions starting June 24th and going until August 2nd. If you have any questions please email Mrs. Stafford at lisa@greaternewarklifecamp.org or you can apply here.

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    The fun begins Monday, June 24th and goes until Friday, August 2nd. A Family Orientation has been scheduled for Saturday, June 22nd at LifeCamp (bus transportation will be provided from Newark to camp). Following Family Orientation, campers and their guests are invited for lunch and an afternoon of fun at the nearby Essex Horse Trials (details will be sent out in early June). Register Here [...]

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    Winter Classic 2019

    January 14, 2019
    Winter Classic 2019

    Please bring your family and friends for the third annual Winter Classic. Some of the NJ Devils Alumni will team up with some members of the Essex Hunt Club for a Pond Hockey Tournament to benefit LifeCamp. We would love to have you join us as our guests for some hockey and a cocktail. A light buffet to follow the last game. The tournament will take place on Sunday, January 20th from 6:00 PM [...]

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