"Tomorrow is our son Darwin's last day at Great Times.  It was his first year, and he's really enjoyed himself.  Thank you for your help and for providing such an enjoyable place for Darwin to spend his summer!"  Archana  2010

About Us

     Our facitlity in Waterford Works, New Jersey, is conveniently located near Rt. 73 and Rt. 30.  We are just a few miles past the Berlin Circle Plaza, and we provide door-to-door transportation from most towns in southern New Jersey.  Our goal is to provide a safe, exciting, and fun summer for our campers, while giving them the opportunity to meet new friends and try new activiites that are not available in your neighborhood.  Our campers come from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, as well as from other countries!  This experience is one they will remember for a lifetime.

We Offer over 55 Acres of Fun Filled Spaces:

* 2 Large In-ground pools for swim instruction

*  Soccer, Baseball, and Kickball fields

* 10 Basketball courts

* Cabins for Overnight Camping experiences

* 3 Separate, age appropriate playgrounds

* A 25 Acre spring-fed lake for Boating and Fishing

* 7 Large Pavillions for Arts-n-crafts and creative activities

* A Tree House for Nature Studies

* An Archery Range

* Sandy Beaches with slides and buckets and shovels and inner tubes

* A Street Hockey Rink

* A Cooking Room for creative cooking

* A Woodworking Room

* A Corral and stable area for Pony Rides (ages 3 - 7 yrs)

* 2 Tennis Courts

* 3 Volleyball Courts

* Ropes Course and Zip Line with Rock Climbing Wall

* Water Playground area with Sprinklers for cooling off

* GA GA courts for camp's favorite version of Dodge Ball

                AND MUCH, MUCH, MORE!!!

Michael Kernan



     Mike is a graduate of Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa.  With a degree in Education, he spent 8 years in Tabernacle teaching 2nd grade and coaching various sports.  Mike founded GREAT TIMES in 1977.  It is through his nurturing and planning that Great Times Day Camp has grown to be the best camp in South Jersey.  With 5 children of his own, Mike carries his philosophy of positive family values and good sportsmanship as he plans and develops the camp environment. 


     Our staff is selected from the pool of the finest teachers in the area.  All of our activities are run by state licensed teachers as we provide individual guidance and instruction for all campers.  Our goal is participation!  All campers get the chance to try new activities and find success in their own way. 


      Our campers leave at the end of each summer with new friends, new skills, and memories to last a lifetime!