Black Bear has two regulation size Baseball fields for your camper to enjoy. Our facilities include batting cages, bullpens, dugouts, and our baseball clubhouses to hang out in and cool down.
Two custom courts, a professional scoreboard, and equipment is just the beginning for your camper to enjoy a friendly game of Basketball. Our outstanding coaches add the finishing touches by teaching you what an Alley-oop or block out means.
Our Craft Specialists will guide your camper in creating beautiful and unique craft projects that can be proudly displayed in any room of your home! Projects include acrylic self-portraits, Paper Mache cat banks, bottle sculptures, lighted fairy mason jars, tie dye t-shirts and so much more!
If your camper loves to cook, bake, and eat then this is an elective for them. Your camper will learn the proper way to use cooking utensils and the handling of food. What is SAFE and what is NOT! Get your apron and chef hat ready for this elective and become the next Top Chef!
Our Drama Specialist will encourage campers to gain the confidence needed to speak in front of an audience using various techniques, including acting out scenes, learning improvisational skills, playing quick drama games and more.
Campers always enjoy the fun of tracking down their friends across our outdoors laser tag area. Using forts and nature to move into position for the perfect shot, this is one of camp’s oldest, most popular electives.
Camper’s FLIP for this elective. From a beginner to advanced gymnasts you are guaranteed to improve skills like round offs, cartwheel, back handsprings, or something simple like a bridge.
The Black Bear Lake Waterpark is a special activity! Utilizing our private 5-acre lake, campers enjoy our multi-element waterpark, bouncing on water trampolines, climbing across the Cliff, chasing each other around the Roundabout and crossing the monkey bars while staying cool all summer long.
Our awesome Science program promotes hands on exploration and learning through doing. Our diverse program includes the study of electricity and magnetism, engineering, sunlight and color, polymers, putty and gunk, and the ever-popular Slime week! Plus, Science enthusiasts will get a chance to show off their creativity while participating in our Science Fair.
Our regulation size soccer field is the perfect place for a great game of soccer!
Black Bear Lake is a wonderful place to learn how to swim! We follow the American Red Cross Swim program. When your child arrives at camp, they will be placed in the appropriate swim instruction group. Our staff will help your camper advance at their own place throughout the summer and we will send you progress updates.
We are home to the Garden State Trampoline Academy and during the summer our campers enjoy the same level of instruction as team members. Our facility offers 4 in-ground Olympic size trampolines and a double mini trampoline. Campers will have a great time learning to flip, tumble and exercise at this activity!