Important Camp Hope Information

March 14th, 2019

The Arc of Essex County is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Camp Hope season which will run from June 26 - August 16, 2019.  If you have not received your application in the mail, please visit the Camp Hope website to download a printable copy.  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 Laurie Best at (973) 535-1181 ext. 1264.

Funding Assistance:

The New Jersey Department of Children and Families, which serves children and youth up to age 21, is accepting requests from families for financial assistance toward the 2019 summer camp session. Completed applications for both Financial Support toward Summer Camp Tuition and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp must be postmarked or received by PerformCare no later than Tuesday, April 30, 2019.  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.