Day Camps

The city of Elizabeth runs a total of 5 summer day camps. The program will last approximately 8 weeks starting on July 5th.


  • Elizabeth residents only
  • 5 to 10 years of age

There is no admission fee.


On Tuesday, May 16th, 2023, applications were made available for pick-up from any of the below camp locations. You MUST retrieve the application from the site you wish for your child to attend. 

NOTE: Registration is limited. Spots are first come - first served.

Submitting Applications

Applications will be due a month later on Friday, June 16th. They must be submitted to the Department of Recreation located in Room 406 in City Hall, 50 Winfield Scott Plaza, Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Documents Required Upon Submitting Your Application

Parent/Guardian Identification
Driver's License, Passport, etc.
⮞ 1 hard copy PER CHILD
⮞ Ex: 3 children = 3 copies of your ID
Proof of Elizabeth Residency
Mail, bills, etc.
(Must have a date)
⮞ 1 hard copy PER CHILD
⮞ Ex: 3 children = 3 copies of Residency
Child's Birth Certificate

⮞ 1 hard copy PER CHILD

For more information about a specific Camp Site,
click on it's tab below.

  1. Elmora Elementary School #12




638 Magie Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Extra Facilities


Application Availability Times

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9:00AM - 3:00PM
  1. Fred Erxleben Recreation Center
  1. Mickey Walker Recreation Center
  1. Miller Evans-Logan Recreation Center
  1. Victor Mravlag Elementary School #21

For more information, please call:

(908) 820 - 4221