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About Camp Fatima

Our mission is to provide free, life enriching camp experiences, for children and adults, with developmental disabilities. For over 50 years, Camp Fatima of New Jersey has provided magical summer camp programs for children and sleep-away weekends for adults with special needs. As a not-for-profit organization, we are funded entirely by private donations and fundraising events and operated only by volunteer efforts.

Welcome to Camp Fatima

the year Camp Fatima NJ began

50+ years of programs filled with Fatimagic

Campers served

smiling faces with curious minds and each of their loving families and caregivers

Volunteers Participated

dedicated people from east to west each left with memories to last a lifetime

Daily camper cost

our daily expected daily camper cost for our upcoming 2024 programs

Upcoming Events

31

Mar

Summer Camp & Camp Fatima Company Application Deadline

All camper and volunteer applications must be completed to 100% by 11:59 EST on March 31st. If you have questions, please reach out to applications@campfatimanj.org.

01

Mar

Spring Adult Weekend Applications Deadline

All camper and volunteer applications for the April and May 2024 Adult Weekends must be completed to 100% by midnight on March 1st. The directing team will review all applications and provide communications by early April. If you have questions, please reach out to applications@campfatimanj.org.

12-14

April

Spring Adult Weekend 1

Accepted campers and volunteers will spend the weekend together singing around the flagpole, reminiscing around the campfire, and enjoying the weekend's activities and entertainment.

 

20-21

April

New Summer Camper Interviews

All new summer camper applicants must complete an in person interview with the summer camp staff. Camper and guardian expected to attend.

 

03-05

May

Spring Adult Weekend 2

Accepted campers and volunteers will spend the weekend together singing around the flagpole, reminiscing around the campfire, and enjoying the weekend's activities and entertainment.

 

01-02

June

Camp Fatima Company Overnight

Places, everyone, it's show time!! Accepted campers will spend the weekend rehearsing and learning from the talents and skills of volunteers. Their hard work will be showcased in a performance of a licensed musical to an full audience.  

02

JUN

Summer Camp New Volunteer Orientation

All new volunteers for our summer camp programs must attend in-person orientation at the campsite. You will learn about the camp structure, common camper needs and strengths, We can’t wait to have the BEST WEEK EVER with you! As we gear up to celebrate another amazing summer at Fatima, you will have the opportunity to meet your camp directors, board members, and other summer program leaders. You will receive your camp handbook and take a tour of the campsite. All of your camp questions can be answered at this event before you join us in August! 

04-10

aug

Summer Camp: Week 1

Accepted campers and volunteers will spend the week together singing around the flagpole, experiencing the outdoors, and enjoying the week's activities and entertainment.

Volunteers arrive August 3rd

 

11-17

AUG

Summer Camp: Week 2

Accepted campers and volunteers will spend the week together singing around the flagpole, swimming in the pool, and enjoying the week's activities and entertainment.

Volunteers arrive August 10th

 

20-22

sep

Fall Adult Weekend 1

Accepted campers and volunteers will spend the weekend together singing around the flagpole, reminiscing around the campfire, and enjoying the weekend's activities and entertainment.

 

11-13

OCT

Fall Adult Weekend 2

Accepted campers and volunteers will spend the weekend together singing around the flagpole, reminiscing around the campfire, and enjoying the weekend's activities and entertainment.

 

What’s Been Happening

2021 Camper Announcement

Hello Camp Fatima Adult Campers, families, and support staff, We are now accepting camper applications for our fall Adult Weekend sessions! For each...

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