Complete Your Summer 2020 Camp Application Today! Limited Spots Remain

March 24th, 2020

The Arc of Essex County continues to accept applications for the 2020 Camp Hope season which will run from June 29 - August 14, 2020.  Popular weeks are filling up fast, so don’t delay in submitting your application and reserving your spot!  To apply, please visit the Camp Hope website and download the application.  Applications will be processed as they are received – limited availability remains for some weeks.   For questions and to find out availability for desired weeks of attendance, contact Erica Zupkus at (973) 535-1181 ext. 1275 or by emailing

Funding Assistance:

The New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ deadline to receive applications for both Financial Support toward Summer Camp Tuition and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp is quickly approaching.  If you’d like to request financial assistance toward the 2020 summer camp session for your child up to age 21, your DCF funding application must be completed and postmarked or received by PerformCare no later than Thursday, April 30, 2020.  For additional information and to download DCF’s Financial Assistance Application, click here.

Camp Hope is an approved service through the Supports Waiver for individuals over the age of 21.  If your loved one is interested in attending Camp Hope this summer, contact your family member's Support Coordinator to have camp added to their service plan.