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Camp Merryheart

Camp Merry Heart in New Jersey is a program of Easterseals New Jersey - provides a wide variety of recreation and activities to people of all ages and all types of disabilities and special needs.

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The 123 acre facility in Hackettstown offers year-round programs in a beautiful and safe setting that provides opportunities for self-determination and group participation, along with physical exercise. In addition, Camp Merry Heart offers fun recreational trips and excursions, and weekend getaways that supply much-needed respite for family caregivers.

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Staff Needs

Our on-site Camp Respites and our Hotel & Travel Respites provide support from a 1:1 to a 1:4 staff to camper ratio supporting our campers. We also provide specific programs for individuals in foster care as well as Camp CHAT, a program for children who have arthritis. Daily activities and programs include swimming and pool parties, boating & fishing in our lake, animal visits, wilderness skills at our campsites, dance & movement and music and drama, arts & crafts, sports & games, outdoor cooking and a high and low ropes challenge course. 

Camp Merry Heart is seeking individuals who are passionate about working with adults and youth with disabilities and special needs. Full training is provided.

Please complete the Camp America Directors fair application below to meet with Camp Merryheart

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Contact Details

+64 9 632-1138

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Suite 106, The Zone,
23 Edwin Street,
Mount Eden,
Auckland, 1024, New Zealand

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