Frequently Asked Questions
Who are the Far Hills Summer instructors?
Many instructors are full-time teachers at Far Hills and surrounding schools. We also employ specialized professionals who are highly recommended in their area of expertise. All instructors have been fingerprinted and have passed criminal background checks.
Who are the counselors?
Our counselors are local high school and college students that have been thoroughly vetted through our intensive application process. Many of our counselors are interested in pursuing degrees in education. Counselors in Training are 13-14 years old.
What is your staff to camper ratio?
Depending on the age group our ratios vary between 1:6 to 1:8. All groups will have a professional lead teacher and a college or high school aged counselor. Counselors in Training (C.I.T.) will help support each of the groups throughout the day. They are not included in the ratio.
Is there security at camp?
Yes. We have a full time security guard on staff from 8:15 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. everyday of camp.
Is there a nurse at camp?
Yes. We have a nurse on staff, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. In the event of illness or injury, students will be escorted to the nurse by a staff member. Any prescription medications to be administered to campers during the day are to be left at the Health Office and will be administered solely by the camp nurse or camp Director. Campers may not keep medications with them.
What are the ages of campers that attend Far Hills Summer?
Our camps offer programming for kids 3–14-years old (PreK 3–rising 8th graders). Three-year olds must be 3 by September 1 and be fully potty-trained.
Do you provide lunch?
We do not provide lunch; however, we offer a convenient, user-friendly food service called Catering Solutions that delivers fresh and healthy (nut free) lunches to our campers. Campers may also bring their own “nut-free” lunch. Nut-free snacks are provided by camp.
How much does camp cost?
The cost of each camp varies by program. Full day camp fee is $350 up to $839 for 2 weeks of summer theater. Our half day camps range from $180 - $215. Prices for both half day and full day options are listed under each program description.
What are the hours of camp?
Our camp day runs from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm. We also offer half day programs that run 8:30 am until 12:00 pm. Lacrosse and Summer Theater have amended pick-up times on the last day of camp.
Can I register online?
Yes, Register here via the CampBrain Portal. Create an account to get started.
What is your refund policy?
Refunds will be given for cancellations prior to June 1. If camp sessions do not meet the minimum number of students to run, refunds will also be given.