Camp Hope Receives Grants for 2023 Summer Season

The Arc of Essex County is pleased to announce that Camp Hope has received four generous grants.

The Orange Orphan Society has generously granted $15,000 to Camp Hope, with $12,450 going toward the Camp Hope fee assistance program and $2,550 going toward camp equipment.

In addition, the Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation has granted $10,000, the William E. Simon Foundation has granted $5,000, and the Investors Foundation has granted $1,500 to Camp Hope. All three grants will provide general support for the upcoming 2023 summer season.

Located in East Hanover, N.J., Camp Hope welcomes individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities during the summer season with a property that features a beach-entry swimming pool, accessible-friendly playground, splash pad, basketball court, outdoor pavilion, and expansive recreation field. Learn more at

The Arc of Essex County extends its sincere appreciation to all four organizations for their kind support.