Events

Events 2017-06-02T08:56:57+00:00

Apr
27
Fri
Father/Child Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm

Celebrate the unique connection between father and child during an action-packed weekend at camp. Imagine the hours of canoeing, hiking, archery and climbing, capped off by an evening campfire and settling in for the night in rustic cabins. There’s no better place to connect with the great outdoors, while instilling a sense of adventure in your children. they remember this special time spend with Dad forever!

Apr
28
Sat
CSI Camp at YMCA Camp Ockanickon @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

CSI Camp is for ages 12-18 and will take place over four Saturdays; April 14th, 21st, 28th, and May 5th, 2018      (9 am – 5 pm each day)

If you have an interest in science, forensics, or law enforcement this class is for you. A 4-day camp held over consecutive Saturdays will take you from beginning to end in a mock homicide investigation. Participants will use teamwork to analyze the crime scene, follow the leads, and interview suspects. Use the most up-to-date detective techniques to solve the crime while learning from experts in the field of law enforcement and forensics.

May
4
Fri
Alumni Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – May 6 @ 12:00 pm

An opportunity to come back to camp and reconnect with other alumni, for a fun and memorable weekend. Our alumni family is made up of current and past campers at any of our camps, camper families, members, family camp participants, group participants, School’s Out participants, and anyone else with a special connection to camp! Includes meals and program activities with a special Beef and Beer event Saturday evening.

For adults 18+.

Please note,  if you are registering as a couple for Alumni Weekend, discount applies only once per adult couple.

When registering online, select “2018 Year-Round Camp and Family Programs”.

 

May
5
Sat
Alumni Saturday (Beef & Beer) @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

An opportunity to come back to camp and reconnect with other alumni, for a fun and memorable day during Alumni Weekend. Our alumni family is made up of current and past campers at any of our camps, camper families, members, family camp participants, group participants, School’s Out participants, and anyone else with a special connection to camp! Includes meals and program activities with a special Beef and Beer event Saturday evening.

For adults 18+.

When registering online, select “2018 Year-Round Camp and Family Programs”.

 

CSI Camp at YMCA Camp Ockanickon @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

CSI Camp is for ages 12-18 and will take place over four Saturdays; April 14th, 21st, 28th, and May 5th, 2018      (9 am – 5 pm each day)

If you have an interest in science, forensics, or law enforcement this class is for you. A 4-day camp held over consecutive Saturdays will take you from beginning to end in a mock homicide investigation. Participants will use teamwork to analyze the crime scene, follow the leads, and interview suspects. Use the most up-to-date detective techniques to solve the crime while learning from experts in the field of law enforcement and forensics.

May
6
Sun
Family Fun Day – A Community Event @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

May
11
Fri
Mother/Child Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – May 13 @ 12:00 pm

Here is your chance to spend true quality time in a beautiful Pine Barrens setting. Experience an adventurous weekend in the woods with your treasured child (or children) by your side. Weekend activities include hiking, boating, archery, arts & crafts, challenge course and campfires at night. Give your children the gift of time spent with Mom, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

May
13
Sun
Mother’s Day Brunch @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Ocky Dining Hall
May 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Come join us for a Mother’s Day Brunch! Let us cook and clean up while you enjoy a relaxed and fun time with your family. We will be having a single seating at 9:30 am.  The brunch is free to Mother/Child weekend participants, and open to non-mother/child weekend participants at the above cost. Space is limited so reserve your spot today!

When registering online, select “2018 Year-Round Camp and Family Programs”.

 

 

May
14
Mon
Golf Outing @ Medford Lakes Country Club
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Join us for YMCA Camp Ockanickon’s 31st Annual Golf Outing, registration begins at 10:30am with Shot-Gun starting at 12:30pm.

 

 

May
20
Sun
Open House @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Whether you are a returning camper or first time camper, come out to YMCA Camp Ockanickon, walk our grounds and find out what we have planned for our 2018 Summer Camp season. Take a guided tour of our property, meet with the camp directors, and learn about our exciting new offerings. Our registration staff will be on site to assist those who want to secure a spot for the summer. This is a FREE event!

YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Inc. is located at 1303 Stokes Road in Medford and is home to camps Ockanickon (overnight for boys), Matollionequay (overnight for girls) and Lake Stockwell Day Camp. Camps provide ages 3-16 with quality programs in a safe, supportive environment.

May
25
Fri
Memorial Day Family Camp Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – May 28 @ 12:00 pm

Kick off your summer here with camp’s family and friends. Make s’mores by a campfire, enjoy comfortable cabins, have fun in the great outdoors and disconnect from interruptions! Family Camp is a great way to participate in overnight fun and is open to everyone.

Jun
3
Sun
Open House @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Whether you are a returning camper or first time camper, come out to YMCA Camp Ockanickon, walk our grounds and find out what we have planned for our 2018 Summer Camp season. Take a guided tour of our property, meet with the camp directors, and learn about our exciting new offerings. Our registration staff will be on site to assist those who want to secure a spot for the summer. This is a FREE event!

YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Inc. is located at 1303 Stokes Road in Medford and is home to camps Ockanickon (overnight for boys), Matollionequay (overnight for girls) and Lake Stockwell Day Camp. Camps provide ages 3-16 with quality programs in a safe, supportive environment.

Aug
31
Fri
Labor Day Family Camp Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 6:45 am

Spend the end of your summer here with camp’s family and friends. Make s’mores by a campfire, enjoy comfortable cabins, have fun in the great outdoors and disconnect from interruptions! Family Camp is a great way to participate in overnight fun and is open to everyone.

Sep
14
Fri
Father/Child Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm

Celebrate the unique connection between father and child during an action-packed weekend at camp. Imagine the hours of canoeing, hiking, archery and climbing, capped off by an evening campfire and settling in for the night in rustic cabins. There’s no better place to connect with the great outdoors, while instilling a sense of adventure in your children. they remember this special time spend with Dad forever!

Sep
28
Fri
Mother/Child Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm

Here is your chance to spend true quality time in a beautiful Pine Barrens setting. Experience an adventurous weekend in the woods with your treasured child (or children) by your side. Weekend activities include hiking, boating, archery, arts & crafts, challenge course and campfires at night. Give your children the gift of time spent with Mom, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Oct
12
Fri
Women’s Wellness Weekend @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm

A retreat designed to help you relax, rejuvenate and restore at our beautiful 800-acre paradise in the Pines. This affordable getaway offers the chance to focus on matters of the mind, body and spirit, without the distraction of home, work and school. You’ll enjoy traditional camp fun like hiking, boating, archery, climbing walls and ropes course along with health and wellness-focused activities such as as yoga, fitness, dance and meditation. We’ll provided delicious meals, comfortable housing and enjoyable pastimes. You simple need to register, pack a bag and join us! Ages 18 and up.

Oct
19
Fri
Wine, Beer & Whiskey Tasting @ The Mansion on Main Street
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Plan to join us for our 12 Annual Wine, Beer & Whiskey Tasting Event at the Mansion on Main Street in Voorhees from 7pm to 11pm. Enjoy featured wines, beers and whiskey’s along with a a buffet dinner and an auction. Best of all – it’s a fundraiser that will help serve kids in need to camp! Tickets can be purchased by contacting Suzette Belz.

Nov
16
Fri
Coach Bingo & Auction for Camp Ockanickon @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Ocky Dining Hall
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for this popular annual fundraiser. Bring food and adult beverages and make it a friends night out! Ages 18 and up. Ticket price includes 10 games of bingo, soda, water, coffee and tea. Proceeds support camp’s scholarship fund. Extra bingo cards available for $5 per pack of 10. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Suzette Belz.

Nov
18
Sun
Thanksgiving Pie Workshop @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Ocky Dining Hall
Nov 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Our camp kitchen staff will teach you and your child how to make a perfect pie crust from scratch and create fresh fruit fillings. Camp will provide all ingredients and each family will leave with two delicious pies. Ages 8 and over. This is a child-friendly event, but parents are welcome to join in the fun! 

When registering online, select “2018 Year-Round Camp and Family Programs”.

 

 

Dec
8
Sat
Breakfast with Santa 8:30 am Seating @ YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Ocky Dining Hall
Dec 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Celebrate the holiday season at YMCA Camp Ockanickon with a hearty breakfast alongside Santa and his elves and take a family photo with Santa on a rustic log bench in front of a roaring fire. Space is limited.

There are 2 Seating’s: 8:30 am and 10:30 am

When registering online, select “2018 Year-Round Camp and Family Programs”.