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​At Jockey Hollow in Mendham, New Jersey, 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. All cabins have kitchens and bathrooms for overnight experiences. 


2021 Summer Camp Season:
July 5-August 20, 2021

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Session 1 (July 5-9)
Program Grade Description Fee

Jockey Hollow Summer Fun

Session 1

 

1-9

 

Join us for a jam-packed week of exciting activities! Cool off in our beautiful pool each day (weather permitting) during your combined swim lesson and free swim period. Cook lunch over an open fire on Thursday, learn crazy camp songs, play field games, and get creative during arts & crafts. Strengthen your self-esteem and practice teamwork at the Low Ropes Challenge Course. Explore the Jockey Hollow forest with the Environmental Education Specialist and work on badges. Girls in 2nd grade and up can try their hand at archery and girls in 4th grade and up can take a ride on the zipline. Other Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities may include playing in our GaGa pit, hiking the trails, stream exploration, playing a game of 9 Square in the Air, participating in camp-wide service projects, and so much more. Weekly theme activities make each session unique. Themes are announced on the first day of each session. End the week at Friday Fest which will include a theme-based activity. Girls will be grouped in units of 15-20 girls according to grade level. New fun and friendships await you at camp this summer!  $350
Pony Pals
1-3
Giddy up! Hang out at the horse corral for 1 1/2 hours each day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, learning horsemanship basics from trained professionals in a safe, non-threatening environment. This hands-on program will teach you about grooming, leading, and basic care of your pony. Mount up for basic riding in the ring or hand-walking on trails (weather permitting). Spend the remainder of each day participating in the great Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day. $510

Horsemanship

 

 

4-8 Fulfill your love of horses at Jockey Hollow’s corral this summer! Spend 2 fun-filled hours a day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, at the corral grooming, tacking, and learning trail etiquette. Saddle up for a daily 20-30 minute riding session or enjoy a trail ride through our majestic woodlands (weather permitting). Fill the remainder of each day participating in some of the Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day. $525
Super Girls
4-5
Join us for this fun, challenging and engaging self defense week! Build your confidence while learning important life skills and self defense strategies and techniques by participating in Kickboxing, Krav Maga, and more. $380
Creative Comics
6-9

Get your imagination ready to create! We will explore what it means to be an artist and how women of the comic world are making a name for themselves. Learn the behind the scenes process from finding inspiration to storyboarding and illustrating your first comic. You’ll come away from this crash course in art with excitement, knowledge and your Comic Artist Badge.

$380

Counselor in

Training

(2 week session)

9-10

(must be 14 yrs. old  as of 7/5/21)

Are you ready to step out of the camper role and begin your journey toward being a camp counselor? Girls entering grades 9 and 10 (and who are 14 yrs. old as of 7/5/21) can register for this two-week leadership training program. During the first week, you will develop skills needed to mentor younger girls and understand their needs in a camp setting. During the second week, use your newly acquired skills under the guidance of camp counselors in the unit. Upon completion of the program, you are encouraged to volunteer for one or more weeks during the remainder of the camp season (you can let us know during the program what weeks you would like to return to volunteer). Receive an exclusive CIT shirt to tie dye and at the end of the two week session, you will earn a certificate and your CIT pin. 

$500

Counselor in

Training II

(2 week session)

10-11

(pre-requisite- completion of CIT during summer 2019)

Now that you have completed the Counselor in Training program, you can continue to build your camp counselor skills during this two-week session.  During the first week, learn what goes on behind the scenes that allows camp to run safely and efficiently. Focus on conflict management, leadership skills, unit planning and more during this leadership development experience. Use your newly acquired skills under the guidance of camp counselors in the units during the second week. Upon completion of the program, you are encouraged to volunteer for one or more weeks during the remainder of camp (you can let us know during the program what weeks you would like to return to volunteer). Receive an exclusive CIT II shirt to tie dye and at the end of the two week session, you will earn a certificate and your CIT II pin.

Only girls who complete this training and are 16 years old by 7/19/21 will be considered for hire as a paid Junior Counselor for the remainder of the summer. Must be available for sessions 3-7.

$500

Session 2 (July 12-16)
Program Grade Description Fee

Jockey Hollow

Summer Fun

Session 2

1-9
Join us for a jam-packed week of exciting activities! Cool off in our beautiful pool each day (weather permitting) during your combined swim lesson and free swim period. Cook lunch over an open fire on Thursday, learn crazy camp songs, play field games, and get creative during arts & crafts. Strengthen your self-esteem and practice teamwork at the Low Ropes Challenge Course. Explore the Jockey Hollow forest with the Environmental Education Specialist and work on badges. Girls in 2nd grade and up can try their hand at archery and girls in 4th grade and up can take a ride on the zipline. Other Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities may include playing in our GaGa pit, hiking the trails, stream exploration, playing a game of 9 Square in the Air, participating in camp-wide service projects, and so much more. Weekly theme activities make each session unique. Themes are announced on the first day of each session. End the week at Friday Fest which will include a theme-based activity. Girls will be grouped in units of 15-20 girls according to grade level. New fun and friendships await you at camp this summer!  $350
Pony Pals
1-3
Giddy up! Hang out at the horse corral for 1 1/2 hours each day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, learning horsemanship basics from trained professionals in a safe, non-threatening environment. This hands-on program will teach you about grooming, leading, and basic care of your pony. Mount up for basic riding in the ring or hand-walking on trails (weather permitting). Spend the remainder of each day participating in the great Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.  $510
Horsemanship
4-8
Fulfill your love of horses at Jockey Hollow’s corral this summer! Spend 2 fun-filled hours a day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, at the corral grooming, tacking, and learning trail etiquette. Saddle up for a daily 20-30 minute riding session or enjoy a trail ride through our majestic woodlands (weather permitting). Fill the remainder of each day participating in some of the Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.  $525
Tie Dye with a Twist
6-9
Do you enjoy tie dying? Come and learn new tie dying techniques that you’ve never used before such as reverse dying, glow in the dark, and natural dying. You will go home at the end of the session with unique and unusual tie dye items!  $380

Counselor in

Training

(2 week session)

9-10

(must be 14 yrs. old  as of 6/29/21)

Are you ready to step out of the camper role and begin your journey toward being a camp counselor? Girls entering grades 9 and 10 (and who are 14 yrs. old as of 7/5/21) can register for this two-week leadership training program. During the first week, you will develop skills needed to mentor younger girls and understand their needs in a camp setting. During the second week, use your newly acquired skills under the guidance of camp counselors in the unit. Upon completion of the program, you are encouraged to volunteer for one or more weeks during the remainder of the camp season (you can let us know during the program what weeks you would like to return to volunteer). Receive an exclusive CIT shirt to tie dye and at the end of the two week session, you will earn a certificate and your CIT pin. 

$500

Counselor in

Training II

(2 week session)

10-11

(pre-requisite- completion of CIT during summer 2019)

Now that you have completed the Counselor in Training program, you can continue to build your camp counselor skills during this two-week session.  During the first week, learn what goes on behind the scenes that allows camp to run safely and efficiently. Focus on conflict management, leadership skills, unit planning and more during this leadership development experience. Use your newly acquired skills under the guidance of camp counselors in the units during the second week. Upon completion of the program, you are encouraged to volunteer for one or more weeks during the remainder of camp (you can let us know during the program what weeks you would like to return to volunteer). Receive an exclusive CIT II shirt to tie dye and at the end of the two week session, you will earn a certificate and your CIT II pin.

Only girls who complete this training and are 16 years old by 7/19/21 will be considered for hire as a paid Junior Counselor for the remainder of the summer. Must be available for sessions 3-7.

$500

CIT Fast Track

10

(must be 15 yrs. old  as of 7/5/21)

If you are ready to step out of the camper role and begin your journey toward being a camp counselor, join us for this three week leadership training program for girls entering grade 10 (and who are 15 yrs. old as of 7/5/21). During the first week, you will develop skills needed to mentor younger girls and understand their needs in a camp setting. The second week you will use your newly acquired skills under the guidance of camp counselors in the units. The third week you will learn what goes on behind the scenes that allows camp to run safely and efficiently. Upon completion of the program, you are encouraged to volunteer for one or more weeks during the remainder of the camp season (you can let us know during the program what weeks you would like to return to volunteer). Receive an exclusive CIT shirt to tie dye and at the end of the three week session, you will earn a certificate and your CIT and CIT II pin.  $600
Session 3 (July 19-23)
Program Grade Description Fee

Jockey Hollow

Summer Fun

Session 3

1-9

Join us for a jam-packed week of exciting activities! Cool off in our beautiful pool each day (weather permitting) during your combined swim lesson and free swim period. Cook lunch over an open fire on Thursday, learn crazy camp songs, play field games, and get creative during arts & crafts. Strengthen your self-esteem and practice teamwork at the Low Ropes Challenge Course. Explore the Jockey Hollow forest with the Environmental Education Specialist and work on badges. Girls in 2nd grade and up can try their hand at archery and girls in 4th grade and up can take a ride on the zipline. Other Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities may include playing in our GaGa pit, hiking the trails, stream exploration, playing a game of 9 Square in the Air, participating in camp-wide service projects, and so much more. Weekly theme activities make each session unique. Themes are announced on the first day of each session. End the week at Friday Fest which will include a theme-based activity. Girls will be grouped in units of 15-20 girls according to grade level. New fun and friendships await you at camp this summer!

$350
Pony Pals
1-3

Giddy up! Hang out at the horse corral for 1 1/2 hours each day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, learning horsemanship basics from trained professionals in a safe, non-threatening environment. This hands-on program will teach you about grooming, leading, and basic care of your pony. Mount up for basic riding in the ring or hand-walking on trails (weather permitting). Spend the remainder of each day participating in the great Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.

$510
Horsemanship
4-8

Fulfill your love of horses at Jockey Hollow’s corral this summer! Spend 2 fun-filled hours a day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, at the corral grooming, tacking, and learning trail etiquette. Saddle up for a daily 20-30 minute riding session or enjoy a trail ride through our majestic woodlands (weather permitting). Fill the remainder of each day participating in some of the Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.

$525
Party Time!
4-5

Let’s get the party started! Learn how to plan the perfect party and get creative making party munchies, decorations, games, and more. Before the session ends, turn up the music and have a blast!

$380

Build, Burn & Beyond

(2 week session)

6-9
Swing a hammer, use a screwdriver, and work with a level. Under the guidance of our Camp Ranger and an experienced wood burner, you will learn how to use basic tools and wood burning equipment. Practice your newly acquired carpentry and wood burning skills by making two projects to bring home with you and participating in a group service project. No experience is needed.  $750
CIT Fast Track

10

(must be 15 yrs. old  as of 7/5/21)

If you are ready to step out of the camper role and begin your journey toward being a camp counselor, join us for this three week leadership training program for girls entering grade 10 (and who are 15 yrs. old as of 7/5/21). During the first week, you will develop skills needed to mentor younger girls and understand their needs in a camp setting. The second week you will use your newly acquired skills under the guidance of camp counselors in the units. The third week you will learn what goes on behind the scenes that allows camp to run safely and efficiently. Upon completion of the program, you are encouraged to volunteer for one or more weeks during the remainder of the camp season (you can let us know during the program what weeks you would like to return to volunteer). Receive an exclusive CIT shirt to tie dye and at the end of the three week session, you will earn a certificate and your CIT and CIT II pin.  $600
Session 4 (July 26-30)
Program Grade Description Fee

Jockey Hollow

Summer Fun

Session 4

1-9
Join us for a jam-packed week of exciting activities! Cool off in our beautiful pool each day (weather permitting) during your combined swim lesson and free swim period. Cook lunch over an open fire on Thursday, learn crazy camp songs, play field games, and get creative during arts & crafts. Strengthen your self-esteem and practice teamwork at the Low Ropes Challenge Course. Explore the Jockey Hollow forest with the Environmental Education Specialist and work on badges. Girls in 2nd grade and up can try their hand at archery and girls in 4th grade and up can take a ride on the zipline. Other Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities may include playing in our GaGa pit, hiking the trails, stream exploration, playing a game of 9 Square in the Air, participating in camp-wide service projects, and so much more. Weekly theme activities make each session unique. Themes are announced on the first day of each session. End the week at Friday Fest which will include a theme-based activity. Girls will be grouped in units of 15-20 girls according to grade level. New fun and friendships await you at camp this summer!  $350
Pony Pals
1-3
Giddy up! Hang out at the horse corral for 1 1/2 hours each day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, learning horsemanship basics from trained professionals in a safe, non-threatening environment. This hands-on program will teach you about grooming, leading, and basic care of your pony. Mount up for basic riding in the ring or hand-walking on trails (weather permitting). Spend the remainder of each day participating in the great Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.  $510

Horsemanship

 

4-8

 

Fulfill your love of horses at Jockey Hollow’s corral this summer! Spend 2 fun-filled hours a day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, at the corral grooming, tacking, and learning trail etiquette. Saddle up for a daily 20-30 minute riding session or enjoy a trail ride through our majestic woodlands (weather permitting). Fill the remainder of each day participating in some of the Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.  $525

Build, Burn & Beyond

(2 week session)

6-9
Swing a hammer, use a screwdriver, and work with a level. Under the guidance of our Camp Ranger and an experienced wood burner, you will learn how to use basic tools and wood burning equipment. Practice your newly acquired carpentry and wood burning skills by making two projects to bring home with you and participating in a group service project. No experience is needed.  $750

CIT Fast Track

10

(must be 15 yrs. old  as of 7/5/21)

If you are ready to step out of the camper role and begin your journey toward being a camp counselor, join us for this three week leadership training program for girls entering grade 10 (and who are 15 yrs. old as of 7/5/21). During the first week, you will develop skills needed to mentor younger girls and understand their needs in a camp setting. The second week you will use your newly acquired skills under the guidance of camp counselors in the units. The third week you will learn what goes on behind the scenes that allows camp to run safely and efficiently. Upon completion of the program, you are encouraged to volunteer for one or more weeks during the remainder of the camp season (you can let us know during the program what weeks you would like to return to volunteer). Receive an exclusive CIT shirt to tie dye and at the end of the three week session, you will earn a certificate and your CIT and CIT II pin.  $600
Session 5 (Aug. 2-6)
Program Grade Description Fee

Jockey Hollow

Summer Fun

Session 5

1-9
Join us for a jam-packed week of exciting activities! Cool off in our beautiful pool each day (weather permitting) during your combined swim lesson and free swim period. Cook lunch over an open fire on Thursday, learn crazy camp songs, play field games, and get creative during arts & crafts. Strengthen your self-esteem and practice teamwork at the Low Ropes Challenge Course. Explore the Jockey Hollow forest with the Environmental Education Specialist and work on badges. Girls in 2nd grade and up can try their hand at archery and girls in 4th grade and up can take a ride on the zipline. Other Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities may include playing in our GaGa pit, hiking the trails, stream exploration, playing a game of 9 Square in the Air, participating in camp-wide service projects, and so much more. Weekly theme activities make each session unique. Themes are announced on the first day of each session. End the week at Friday Fest which will include a theme-based activity. Girls will be grouped in units of 15-20 girls according to grade level. New fun and friendships await you at camp this summer! $350
Pony Pals
1-3
Giddy up! Hang out at the horse corral for 1 1/2 hours each day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, learning horsemanship basics from trained professionals in a safe, non-threatening environment. This hands-on program will teach you about grooming, leading, and basic care of your pony. Mount up for basic riding in the ring or hand-walking on trails (weather permitting). Spend the remainder of each day participating in the great Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day. $510

Horsemanship

 

4-8

 

Fulfill your love of horses at Jockey Hollow’s corral this summer! Spend 2 fun-filled hours a day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, at the corral grooming, tacking, and learning trail etiquette. Saddle up for a daily 20-30 minute riding session or enjoy a trail ride through our majestic woodlands (weather permitting). Fill the remainder of each day participating in some of the Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activitie. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.

$525
The Magical World of Wizardry
4-5
Back by popular demand! Come enter the wizarding world of Hogwarts. Attend a potions and herbology class, play a round of Quidditch, and even make and enjoy a glass of butterbeer!  $380

Party Munchies

(2 week session)

6-9
Having the crew over and need ideas for munchies? Learn from a professional in the food industry how to whip up great party pleasers.  Create dips, canapés, hot and cold appetizers, mini desserts and pastries.  Come hungry! Taste testing is essential as you sample all your creations.  $750
Session 6 (Aug. 9-13)
Program Grade Description Fee

Jockey Hollow

Summer Fun

Session 6

1-9
Join us for a jam-packed week of exciting activities! Cool off in our beautiful pool each day (weather permitting) during your combined swim lesson and free swim period. Cook lunch over an open fire on Thursday, learn crazy camp songs, play field games, and get creative during arts & crafts. Strengthen your self-esteem and practice teamwork at the Low Ropes Challenge Course. Explore the Jockey Hollow forest with the Environmental Education Specialist and work on badges. Girls in 2nd grade and up can try their hand at archery and girls in 4th grade and up can take a ride on the zipline. Other Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities may include playing in our GaGa pit, hiking the trails, stream exploration, playing a game of 9 Square in the Air, participating in camp-wide service projects, and so much more. Weekly theme activities make each session unique. Themes are announced on the first day of each session. End the week at Friday Fest which will include a theme-based activity. Girls will be grouped in units of 15-20 girls according to grade level. New fun and friendships await you at camp this summer!  $350
Pony Pals
1-3
Giddy up! Hang out at the horse corral for 1 1/2 hours each day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, learning horsemanship basics from trained professionals in a safe, non-threatening environment. This hands-on program will teach you about grooming, leading, and basic care of your pony. Mount up for basic riding in the ring or hand-walking on trails (weather permitting). Spend the remainder of each day participating in the great Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.  $510

Horsemanship

 

4-8

 

Fulfill your love of horses at Jockey Hollow’s corral this summer! Spend 2 fun-filled hours a day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, at the corral grooming, tacking, and learning trail etiquette. Saddle up for a daily 20-30 minute riding session or enjoy a trail ride through our majestic woodlands (weather permitting). Fill the remainder of each day participating in some of the Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.  $525

Party Munchies

(2 week session)

6-9
Having the crew over and need ideas for munchies? Learn from a professional in the food industry how to whip up great party pleasers.  Create dips, canapés, hot and cold appetizers, mini desserts and pastries.  Come hungry! Taste testing is essential as you sample all your creations.  $750
Session 7 (Aug. 16-20)
Program Grade Descrption Fee

Jockey Hollow

Summer Fun

Session 7

1-9
Join us for a jam-packed week of exciting activities! Cool off in our beautiful pool each day (weather permitting) during your combined swim lesson and free swim period. Cook lunch over an open fire on Thursday, learn crazy camp songs, play field games, and get creative during arts & crafts. Strengthen your self-esteem and practice teamwork at the Low Ropes Challenge Course. Explore the Jockey Hollow forest with the Environmental Education Specialist and work on badges. Girls in 2nd grade and up can try their hand at archery and girls in 4th grade and up can take a ride on the zipline. Other Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities may include playing in our GaGa pit, hiking the trails, stream exploration, playing a game of 9 Square in the Air, participating in camp-wide service projects, and so much more. Weekly theme activities make each session unique. Themes are announced on the first day of each session. End the week at Friday Fest which will include a theme-based activity. Girls will be grouped in units of 15-20 girls according to grade level. New fun and friendships await you at camp this summer! $350
Pony Pals
1-3

Giddy up! Hang out at the horse corral for 1 1/2 hours each day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, learning horsemanship basics from trained professionals in a safe, non-threatening environment. This hands-on program will teach you about grooming, leading, and basic care of your pony. Mount up for basic riding in the ring or hand-walking on trails (weather permitting). Spend the remainder of each day participating in the great Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities. Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.

$510

Horsemanship

 

4-8

 

Fulfill your love of horses at Jockey Hollow’s corral this summer! Spend 2 fun-filled hours a day (weather permitting), Tuesday through Friday, at the corral grooming, tacking, and learning trail etiquette. Saddle up for a daily 20-30 minute riding session or enjoy a trail ride through our majestic woodlands (weather permitting). Fill the remainder of each day participating in some of the Jockey Hollow Summer Fun activities.  Monday is a regular Jockey Hollow Summer Fun day.

$525

NYC Eats
4-5
Do you enjoying eating while traveling around New York City? Join us for this food tour around NYC without even leaving camp! Make and sample food from Chinatown, Little Italy, Brooklyn and the Upper East Side.  $380
All about YOU!
6-9

Take care of yourself by eating healthy, exercising, unwinding and more! During this session you will have the opportunity to participate in Zumba, make your own spa treatments such as scrubs and bath salts, relax during yoga and enjoy fresh fruit smoothies.

$380
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