• News & Upcoming Events

  • 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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    LifeCamp Holiday Party 2018

    December 18, 2018

    Many thanks to everyone who came out to camp on Saturday the 15th for our annual holiday party! We celebrated the season with campers, friends and Santa. Wishing you and your family a very happy holiday season!

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    Former camper and current LifeCamp Program Director Akbar Cook has been in the news lately. Perhaps you have heard about the principal in Newark who is combatting bullying and chronic absenteeism with soap - laundry soap. He is also the leader behind Lights On - a program for at risk young men and women. Mr. Cook and many of his team - are educators during the school year, program specialists [...]

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