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Camping, Property Rentals & Family Fun Days

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our camps are not available to Troops or Service Units for overnight camping at this time. We are, however, offering a selection of daytime activities such as archery, team-building games, zip lining, and more. For a complete list of our offerings:

GSNNJ's Camp Activities & Day Visits for Troops/Service Units

Register for activities at Jockey Hollow Camp

Register for activities at Lake Rickabear Camp

 

Camping & Property Rental

For your next troop or service unit encampment, school or community group event, or family camping overnight, enjoy the beautiful surroundings of one of our three camp properties. Our serene settings are available for rental by the day or longer with overnight accommodations, and are equipped with many conveniences. 

While our Camps are closed to Troop & Service Unit Camping through June 30, 2021, reservations can be made in advance for rentals in Fall 2021. Family Camping is currently available for reservations. Details and registration information can be found in the Family Fun Days & Camping section below. 

Camp Glen Spey (Glen Spey, NY)

Camp Glen Spey is a gorgeous 600-acre property at the base of the Catskill Mountains. The camp offers a variety of plants and wildlife, a large playfield, and a 70-acre heart-shaped lake.

Camp Glen Spey is home to campsites with tent units on raised platforms, cabins with bunks, three lodges, and a central meeting and dining room (Ferdon Hall). Four covered pavilions are available for cooking and dining use. The sports field is spacious and is the site of sport activities, archery, basketball, and volleyball. At the lakefront, you can enjoy swimming and boating.

Note: When reserving time at our campsites, at least one adult must undergo Overnight Orientation Training. If you are not camping in a building, and are doing outdoor cooking or having a campfire, you must also take Troop Camper Training. One adult must have current First Aid/CPR training. More information about trainings can be found on our website.


Download a copy of the Camp Glen Spey Map

Jockey Hollow Camp (Mendham, NJ)

​At Jockey Hollow, there are 212 pristine acres to explore and enjoy. With a large "L"-shaped swimming pool, Low Ropes Challenge Course and Zip Line, beautiful equestrian center, archery range, playing field, and adventurous hiking trails, the fun is endless!

Six luxurious cabins and activity shelters, plus a large troop house and spacious pavilion, allow the fun to continue no matter the weather! Plus, all the cabins have kitchens and bathrooms for overnight experiences.

Note: When reserving time at our campsites, at least one adult must undergo Overnight Orientation Training. If you are not camping in a building, and are doing outdoor cooking or having a campfire, you must also take Troop Camper Training. One adult must have current First Aid/CPR training. More information about trainings can be found on our website.


Download a copy of the Jockey Hollow Camp Map

Follow Jockey Hollow Day Camp on Facebook and Instagram for summer camp photos, program updates, and camp activities year round.

Lake Rickabear Camp (Kinnelon, NJ)

At Lake Rickabear, our 332 acres include a beautiful 40-acre, spring-fed lake, perfect for pedal-boating and rowboating. A long stretch of soft, sandy beach lines our swimming area. 

Lake Rickabear's camping facilities include all-season lodges, yurts, platform tents, and pitch-your-own-tent campsites. A spacious pavilion, campfire amphitheater, and lakeside picnic grove provide lots of opportunity for outdoor fun. And, an archery range, challenge course, mini golf course, duckpin bowling alley, and volleyball court are also available. 

Note: When reserving time at our campsites, at least one adult must undergo Overnight Orientation Training. If you are not camping in a building, and are doing outdoor cooking or having a campfire, you must also take Troop Camper Training. One adult must have current First Aid/CPR training. More information about trainings can be found on our website.


Download a copy of the Lake Rickabear Camp Map

Follow Lake Rickabear Day Camp on Facebook and Instagram for summer camp photos, program updates, and camp activities year round.

   

Troop Camping and Service Unit Encampments

At this time, our Camps are closed to Troop & Service Unit Camping through June 30, 2021, however, reservations can be made in advance for rentals in Fall 2021.

Spend a night or weekend with your troop at Jockey Hollow or Lake Rickabear, or two nights at Camp Glen Spey. Each camp has something unique to offer. This is a great way for girls to learn about the outdoors and bond with their sister Girl Scouts.

Service Unit encampments can be held at all three of GSNNJ's camp facilities (capacities range from 150 to 300). Food service is available for groups of 50 or more.

Note: Certification requirements for camping with Girl Scouts can be found on our Volunteer Training web page.

School and Community Group Rentals

Groups from organizations such as families, houses of worship, and corporations are welcome to rent Lake Rickabear on Saturdays and Sundays during July and August. A spacious picnic area with charcoal grills can accommodate large groups. The swimming area, sandy beach, and boating dock can be made available with lifeguards. Plus, enjoy outdoor bowling, mini golf, scooters, volleyball, and other sports during your stay. 

Lake Rickabear is also available to rent per day, Mondays through Thursdays during June, and facilities are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spend a fun day with your school group, while taking advantage of everything our camps have to offer.

Family Fun Days & Camping at Lake Rickabear Camp

Bring your family to Lake Rickabear Camp for our Family Fun Days and Family Camping and have an outdoor adventure with us during Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekends! 

Family Swim & Picnic at Lake Rickabear
(No advance reservation required to visit for the day.)

Memorial Day Weekend: May 29, 30, 31, 2021
Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 4, 5, 6, 2021

Daily from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • $10 per person, per day for Girl Scout families.
  • $13 per person, per day for non-Girl Scout families.

Lake Rickabear is a 40-acre, spring-fed lake with a 700-foot sandy beach. The facility offers fishing, miniature golf, outdoor bowling, volleyball, tennis, basketball, and more! Swimming and boating are permitted when a lifeguard is present at no additional cost. Charcoal grills and picnic tables are available, first come, first served.

Identification bands are issued when you check-in. All participants 3 years of age and older are required to wear their ID bands at all times. Replacement bands cost $13.

Check-in is at the picnic area. You must check in upon your arrival at Lake Rickabear.

Lake Rickabear may close due to inclement weather at the discretion of the site manager on duty. There are no refunds. If there is no lifeguard on duty, waterfront activities will be shortened or cancelled.


Family Camping at Lake Rickabear
(Online reservations can be made in advance as of 1/4/2021 at 12:00 a.m.)

RESERVE FAMILY CAMPING NOW

Enjoy the natural beauty and recreational facilities available at Lake Rickabear with your entire family. Each campsite offers an outdoor cooking grill and picnic table. Flush toilets and hot showers are provided nearby. There are no electric or water hook-ups available. Tent and cabin sites may be shared unless your group rents the entire site. (You will not have to share your tent or cabin.)

Memorial Day Weekend: May 28, 29, 30, 31, 2021
Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 3, 4, 5, 6, 2021

Accommodations available at Lake Rickabear Camp
(Minimum 3 Nights, based on a Family of 4)

  • Platform tents (3 or 4 tents per site): $25 per tent per night
  • Pitch your own & pop-up campers: $25 per tent per night
  • 3 small cabins (w/ electricity): (Tumbling Bear Cabins) $55 per cabin per night
  • 2 medium cabins (w/ electricity): ( Maple Glen Cabins) $65 per cabin per night
  • 1 large cabin (w/ electricity, refrigerator, microwave): (Ranch House) $80 per night
  • 1 small lodge (w/ electricity, refrigerator, stove, microwave): (Patio Lodge) $105 per night
  • 3 yurts $80 per yurt per night
  • Additional person is $9 per night.
  • Daytime visitor fee is $13/$10 per day. 

Email camping@gsnnj.org for more information. 

 

Questions?  Contact Carole Burke, rental coordinator, at cburke@gsnnj.org for more information about our camp properties, facilities, and services. All camping and rental reservations must be made online. See links above for availability.