This is a camp for boys and girls ages 9-15. We start at age 10, but will accept a few 9 year olds who have summer or fall birthdays. Our campers stop attending after freshman year in high school. Kids aged 9-11 may join as Surf and Turf Juniors!
Edgemont School in the same named park in Montclair, NJ is our starting point every day. Counsellors arrive at 8:00 AM every morning and we start to enter the bus at 8:45. We head out on a different adventure, from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania to as far as Canada and California! We are a day camp as well as overnight.
We hike, bike, swim, tour, and boat everywhere at an adventurous speed. We are guided by the best teachers found in Montclair! They are experienced and have already guided thousands of kids this age. Many have won awards as creative teachers. We have certified lifeguards, EMT's, and First Aid Trained leaders.
July 1-5, 2019
This is a week for Beach Lovers who want to see places where the boardwalk is historic and interesting. Atlantic City, Coney Island , and Ocean City are samples plus mystery abounds in trying to get out of the Escape Room. We will e a part of the opening of a new architectural site within Hudson Yards and enjoy a historic side show at Coney Island.
July 8-12, 2019
There are two planned for this week. 2A is our popular week for those who love beaches and want to swim. 2B is a trip we wanted to do for years: horseback riding! We will be located at a dude ranch as well as visit farms, an ice caves hike, and visit a wolf preserve!
July 15-19, 2019
This another week where two different trips are planned. 3A is our big trip across the United Sates to California: the trip of a child's dream! We will be in Yosemite National Park for a week. This includes lodging and most meals. 3B is a more local trip which concentrates on Brooklyn. Our guide is a Brooklynite himself and will give campers a real insiders look into the treasures this burrough has to offer.
July 22- 26, 2019
For the true adventurer! This has a one-night stop in Jim Thorpe, PA which includes rafting (or tubing) and paintball. There is hiking, biking, and a farm visitation. This has a bit of everything Surf and Turf is known for.
July 29- August 2, 2019
What a starnge and beautiful trip this will be! We will be in the DC area, kitschy South of the Border rest stop and amusement, and South Carolina's Myrtle Beach all in the same week. On-the-go is an understatement. Overnights all week at KOA cabins.
August 5- 9, 2019
This is the third installment of our FOODIES Week. We started this a few years back. We taught cooking, explored ethnic neighborhoods, and had a competition in the past. This year, we will add new neighborhoods which are known for food and an Iron Chef-like competition using Montclair Chefs as guides as we form teams to help and cheer them on!
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