Shrewsbury, NJ (January 23, 2015)  – The second in a series of open houses and job fairs will take place Saturday, February 7, for The Community YMCA’s 2015 outdoor summer camp programs at Camp Zehnder in Wall Township. The summer camp season runs from June 22 through August 21.  Teens 16 and older who are interested in working at camp are invited to take a tour and complete a job application.

Camp Zehnder bike
Camper enjoy biking trails.

“Camp Zehnder is a place where kids can be kids, and a place where they feel like they belong, said camp Director Tricia Kline. “For kids, camp should be all about experiences, fun and discovery. But it is also about relationships, achievement and developing a sense of self-confidence.

Kline said kids have an opportunity to experience all these important elements. Camp Zehnder has everything from swimming and sports activities, to nature, cooking fun, boating, fishing, music, dance, reading and storytelling time. Located on 140 scenic acres in Wall Township, NJ, The Community YMCA Camp Zehnder features age-appropriate programs with something for young adventurers to creative teens.

All Y camps are based on the Y’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.  Full-day, half-day and half-week camp options are available for families, and financial assistance is available on a needs-based sliding scale, while funds are available.

Camp Zehnder – Located at 3911 Herbertsville Road in Wall Township, Camp Zehnder lies on 140 beautiful acres with beach-front lake, two pools, KaBOOM! playground, nature center, climbing wall, biking trails, shady pavilions and more.

Open House & Job Fair dates for Camp Zehnder are:
Sat. Feb 7, 9 a.m. – noon
Sat. March 7, 9 a.m. – noon
Sat. April 25 Healthy Kids Day, 9 a.m. – noon

For more information on Camp Zehnder or to receive a camp registration packet, call 732-836-9177 or click here. Online registration is available from January 15 – June 15.


About The Community YMCA

The Y is a leading nonprofit charity that strengthens communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Community YMCA serves more than 20,000 residents in greater Monmouth County through programs such as: preschool, before and after school care, health and wellness, leadership, arts enrichment, personal and family counseling and summer day camp. With a mission to serve all, more than $660,000  in reduced and free membership fees and programs is provided by the YCares financial assistance program to individuals and families in need. For more information, visit