Morris Plains the Community of Caring
531 Speedwell Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950     973-538-2224

Summer Camp and Enhancement Programs

 Summer Camp

The Morris Plains Recreation Commission offers a five-week Summer Camp, 9 AM to Noon, for resident children entering kindergarten to entering 9th grade.

A Certified Emergency Medical Technician will be on staff during Summer Camp

The majority of Camp Counselors were once campers!

Super Kids Camp (entering grades K – 5 ) at Community Park
Teen Camp (entering grades 6 – 9 at Community Park

Early Drop Off (entering grades K – 5 ) at Community Park

  • For Early Drop Off, Parents may drop their K-5 campers off @ 8 AM (1 hour before camp begins)
  • Campers can bring their breakfast.
  • Campers will be supervised and escorted to their camp drop off location @ 9 AM.
  • Campers will enjoy books, puzzles, games, etc. for entertainment

Camp Activities

Typically, Camp activities include:

  • Organized outdoor games and outdoor play
  • A certified Art Instructor offering a wide range of Art Projects (including an all-inclusive Camp Art Project) and Creative Crafts.
  • Entertainment highlights, including Scavenger Hunts, Tie Dye, Relay Races, Minute to Win it Competitions, Obstacle Courses.
  • A favorite: creating our own refreshments such as:   Build your own Sundaes, Tacos , Pizza Bagels.
  • Rainy days – a Movie and Popcorn.
  • Select days at Community Park Pool and a visit from Kona Ice
  • Camp finale: Annual Talent Show; everyone participates!


Registration will open mid-April 2023. See Announcements on right sidebar for updates.

Summer Camp Employment Opportunities

See Announcements on right sidebar for Employment Opportunities.

Contact Us
Morris Plains Community Center, 51 Jim Fear Drive, Morris Plains, NJ 07950.
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Karleen Leahey, Recreation Director and Secretary to the Recreation Commission
Telephone: 973-538-3544
Jake Cahill, Summer Camp Director
Online Registration Technical Support