MFS to Host 28th Annual Camp Fair – Saturday, February 1
Moorestown Friends School will host its 28th Annual Camp Fair with Community Service Activities on Saturday, February 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school’s Baiada Field House. This is the largest Camp Fair in South Jersey, featuring over 50 camps that will come to campus to highlight their programs. Admission is free and the event is open to the public; refreshments and lunch will be available for purchase. The Camp Fair is sponsored by the MFS Parent Council.
NEW THIS YEAR – COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES. Join students, faculty, staff and parents in projects benefiting local organizations including Lutheran Crossings and Ronald McDonald House. Learn about environmental stewardship and mental health awareness. Sign up to participate in the upcoming American Red Cross Blood Drive (February 20) and Moorestown CROP Hunger Walk (April 19), both hosted on the MFS campus.
A wide variety of summer camps will be represented at the Camp Fair, including day and residential camps for students in preschool through high school. There will be camps offering exciting and comprehensive programs in sports, science, technology, ecology, special needs, theater, arts, travel, academics, roller coasters, and more. Examples of new camps exhibiting this year include: Storytellers@Rowan, which offers hands-on-experience in producing radio, television, film, sports media, e-broadcasting, news, creative writing, advertising, and art; Sail Caribbean, through which students learn sailing, racing, and seamanship and earn service hours while living aboard 50-foot yachts and cruising the British Virgin and Leeward Islands; and Easterseals Camp Merryheart, a fully accessible camp offering year-round programs that encourage inclusion and promote personal growth and accomplishment.
The Camp Fair will also feature programs that offer opportunities to travel internationally. For instance, Where There Be Dragons features Summer Abroad, Gap Year, and College Study Abroad programs facilitating authentic cultural immersion in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Global Works runs a service-based program with international trips to Central and South America, Europe, China, Africa, and the South Pacific. Other travel camps attending include Putney Student Travel, Rustic Pathways, and Global Leaders ChinaQuest.
Moorestown Friends School Summer Programs, which will be represented at the Camp Fair, provide opportunities for children to innovate, create, experiment, and collaborate with others. Summer Programs courses are available to students from ages 3-15, and many programs are led by Moorestown Friends School teachers. All programs take full advantage of the beautiful 48-acre Moorestown Friends School campus: classroom, labs, athletic fields, four gymnasiums, and an outdoor pool.
Moorestown Friends School is minutes from the Moorestown Mall, at the intersection of Main Street and Chester Avenue in Moorestown (110 E. Main St.). Directions to the school can be found here. Parking for the Camp Fair is in the parking lot behind the school, and the entrance to the Baiada Field House is near the tennis courts.