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Best Summer Ever

Stay Local and Maximize the Fun

Spend your summer with us to connect with friends and stay active.

COMPASS Summer Camp is a special type of community where kids come together to have fun. Within the camp setting, children develop a sense of independence as they try new adventures. Summer programs are known for providing a safe environment where children gain self-confidence as they learn new skills.

My daughter was giddy with happiness to go back to camp. The coaches actually care about our kids. 


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Week 1. 06/24-28
"Fun & Fitness"

We are kicking off the summer with a 5-day intensive swim week. Our "Fun & Fitness" week is filled with various sports activities, arts and crafts, STEM projects, and guided swimming every day. Boost your water confidence and improve your skills!  

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Week 5. 7/22-26
"Carnival Week"

We are going to party and bring the festival to you during our Carnival week! And what is the number one element of a great party if not the balloon decoration? Learn to make balloon art from a world champion balloon artist, Dave Brenn, eat some ice-cream, and burn the extra calories with fun sport activities and swimming.

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Week 19. 8/19-23
"STEM Explorers"

There is no summer break without a bit of curriculum. Let’s refresh our knowledge during our STEM explorer week with some super fun activities, and experiments. We will also visit the Liberty Science Center.


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Week 2.  7/1-3
"Little Artists"


We are all about encouraging creative thinking in art. Try different materials and techniques from crayons, paper mache to canvas painting during our artist week, then burn your creative energy with outdoor sports, play, and swimming. Our surprise quest is Cre8sart.

Week 6. 7/29-8/2
"Olympic Games"

This is our second swim-intensive week for the summer. No surprise that swimming is our favorite Olympic sport. What about you? Well, you will have plenty of time to share it with us and try them with your friends! This week’s theme is Olympic Games, and we promise you to make you tired! 

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Week 10. 8/26-30
"GOAT week"

We will bring back the most loved activities of the summer including rock-climbing. (Climbing is for ages 5+. Younger children will have alternative activities during climbing).

We have also planned some surprises for you as well. Ben & Jerry's will cool you down in the heat while you are getting the face painting of your choice by Shelly

Week 3. 7/8-12
"Pirate week"  Ages 5+
Swim & Rock-Climbing

"Climb" the must or dive into sea for treasures during our "Pirate" week.

Among treasure hunt, theme specific art and crafts,  outdoor recreation and STEM activities, we will dive into the swimming pool and climb walls at Gravity Vault. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

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Week 7. 08/5-9
"Culinary Kids"


We will not only learn about food preparation, ingredients, food hygiene, but we will also make some tasty and healthy treats during our Culinary Kid week. Our guest vendors are Boomerang Bites and will learn how to make pizzas. Who else is hungry now?

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Week 4. 7/15-19
"Dinosaurs, Reptiles, and other animals"

We love all animals from our furry pals to slimy friends. Our guests will be the famous Reptile Man and Harper, the therapy dog. We have planned some creative activities for you and your favorite animal as well, and we will have plenty of outdoor fun and swimming packed for that week.

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Week 8. 8/12-16
"Under the sea"

Whether you were with us during the first 2 swim intensive weeks or you are just joining us in the fun, you can make sure your water survival skills, your kicking, and strokes will be much stronger by the end of the week. We are in the swimming pool every day so you can dive in the sea during your family holiday.

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Program Information

  • For children ages 4–11* 

  • Runs for 10 weeks from June 24th to August 30th 

  • Each week includes STEM activities, arts & and crafts, lots of outdoor fun, surprise vendors, and 3 days of swimming minimum (except for the week of July 4.)

  • Booking minimum is 2 weeks.

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm 



  • Price/week: $650

  • Swim intensive weeks: $750

  • 3-day week (7/1-7/3): $450

  • Organic lunch option as add-on: $40/week. View the sample lunch menu here.



  • NEW LOCATION! Our new clubhouse is located at 101 Park Avenue, Hoboken

  • Swimming: XCEL Pool, 125 Marshall St., Hoboken, NJ 07030

  • Guest Vendors: within Hoboken 

*Rock-Climbing week is for children 5+

Registration for Summer 2024 is open now. Click on the button below to sign up. We can't wait to see you this summer!

Important to Know

  • Our Pirate week this year is a 3 days swim, 2 days rock-climbing week recommended for children ages 5+.

  • During drop-off you will need to initial your signature next to your child's name.

  • If there is rain or a heat advisory the campers will stay indoors.

  • Please email customer service or call 551.252.0428 for any of the following reasons:

    • You are running late

    • Your child will not be attending camp

    • If your child is positive for COVID-19 or down with other infectious illness. (Your child can return back once they finish their quarantine and permitted by doctor to return.)

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Our Camp Standards

Special guest - Harper, the therapy dog

"Boomie" is our in house therapy dog. He is always open to some love, hugs, and cuddles, but this year he is busy taking care of his mama, so he will send in his buddy, Harper. Harper, the beautiful and kind retriever will stop in to see you during our "Dinosaurs, Reptiles and other animals" week to hang out on the sidelines, and to offer you comfort and companionship.


We Take Pride In Health And Safety Standards

Outside Play

We play outside and promote activities that allow for personal space whenever possible.


Every tool, toy, or piece of equipment will be sanitized and cleaned with appropriate products to limit the spread of germs. Participants will be asked to use hand sanitizer and wash their hands frequently and thoroughly. Indoor shoes should be worn at all times.

Small Group Setting

Each week that you register for camp we will be creating small cohorts.

These are the same for the entire week. All participants must meet eligibility for group settings with a 6:1 ratio. 

*COMPASS reserves the right to assess a child's eligibility for any community program. 

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