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Calling all kids!!

Learn new skills, go on trips, make new friends this summer at the Neighborhood Center

8 Weeks of Camp starting June 26th through August 18th for kids in grades K-8

Full Day Camp from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

All you need to know about camp kumbaya

Camp Kumbaya activities are designed to build self-esteem and forge meaningful bonds with our friends and community!

We are offering a schedule packed with trips, sports, arts, Christian education and skill building.

Day Trips

We have trips planned to Cape May, NJ, Trenton Thunder Baseball games, amusement parks, swimming pools, a local theater and more!

Arts & Education

From Ballet to Hip Hop, Musical Theater to Film Making, Arts & Crafts and more; your child will have the opportunity to express themselves in a safe and nurturing environment dedicated to enrichment!


Sports and games are a great way to stay fit while having fun this summer! Let our counselors show you how to master your favorite sport.

STEM Learning

Can't forget everything you learned in school this year! Our STEM based learning sessions will keep young minds sharp and ensure scholars are ready for the next level of their education.

Christian Education

At the Neighborhood Center we teach young people to generously love our neighbor as ourselves. Kindness and caring are core values!

So, Are you ready to make new friends and have a fun-filled summer?

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How to register

1. Complete and sign the registration form.

2. Complete and sign the Child Care & Food Program form.

3. Submit forms via scan and email to or mail to 278 Kaighn Ave. Camden, NJ 08103.

3. Pay $50 Registration Fee to hold your spot. Online payments can be made by clicking the button below. Checks can be made out to The Neighborhood Center and mailed with the registration form.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration Fees are non-refundable.


Activities Include

  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Gardening
  • Theater
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Cooking
  • Day Trips
  • Games
  • Christian Education
  • Family Activities
  • and More!
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Tuition & Discounts

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Tuition Includes:

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Snack every day, prepared on site in our community kitchen!
  • Excellent Counselors!
  • Fun Activities!
  • Transportation for trips!

Extended Care Options:

  • Before Camp Mornings: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • After Camp Afternoons: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Want to help make this a memorable summer?

You can donate by purchasing any of the item(s) on our Summer Camp Kumbaya wish list on Amazon!



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Want to be a Counselor in Training?

Are you a leader? Ready for a challenge? Engaged in your community? Care about kids? Want to have FUN this summer? Do you have a hobby or skill you can teach our campers?

Calling teens ages 14-18 who are passionate about working with kids, are engaged in the community and want to expand their job skills, leadership and volunteer experience. 

Become a Camp Kumbaya Counselor in Training (CIT), you can even earn up to $450 this summer!

Complete the application by clicking below. APPLY TODAY - SPACE IS LIMITED!

want to be a Teen Farmer?




Looking for a summer job?

Earn up to $12/hour from Spring to Fall 2017!

What will a Teen Farmer do?

  • Work 20/hours a week, some weekends required
  • Perform hands on gardening in the Neighborhood Center's Urban Farm
  • Learn how to plant, care for and harvest crops
  • Work on innovative ways to distribute produce to the community
  • Lead workshops for younger farmers
  • Attend twice-weekly enrichment workshops
  • and most importantly, HAVE FUN!!

What are the requirements to become a Teen Farmer?

  • Willing to learn
  • Be able to take direction
  • Be independent, responsible and punctual
  • Have an interest in gardening, farming and business
  • Willing to get their hands dirty
  • Strong communication skills

What will I learn as a Teen Farmer?

  • Business skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Agriculture
  • Nutrition
  • Workplace etiquette
  • Job skills

Questions or for more information please contact Ms. Taylor Bailey at

Complete the application by clicking below. APPLY TODAY - SPACE IS LIMITED!