Therapeutic Nursery

The Therapeutic Nursery offers a summer only option (July 9 – August 19, 2018), space permitting.

Monday-Friday, Morning 9-11:30 am
Monday-Friday, Afternoon 12:30-3 pm
For more information please contact Lois Mendelson, Therapeutic Nursery Director at 201.408.1497 or for more info.

Toddler Socialization Class

For children ages 2-3 years who are experiencing delays in language acquisition or socialization skills. The goal of this class is to facilitate age appropriate play and social interaction with peers. Parents are an integral part of the program, and an adult caregiver must accompany child to class. Nursery staff and parents work together to develop strategies for dealing with behavioral difficulties at home and in the community. Guidance for entering the preschool years will also be provided. The class will include structured group activities such as art, music, story time and other sensory-motor activities.

Summer 2018, 7/10/18 – 8/9/18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11am

For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1497 or email

Camp Tikvah

Campers with communication, social, behavioral and learning differences participate in a diverse full-day camp program, including social skills, sports, arts and crafts, ceramics, music, adaptive physical education, both instructional and recreational swim, waterpark, petting zoo, theme days, playground time, carnivals, Shabbat and more.
Small camper to staff ratio to meet individual camper needs with highly qualified staff.

Half-day afternoon (1-4 pm) option available for campers who attend 11-months of schooling (Proof of extended school year is required).

An intake interview is required for all new campers.

Juniors Ages 5-9 (must be 5 by 6/1/18)
A traditional camp program. Group sizes are no more than 6 campers.

Tweens Ages 10-15
A special life skills camp that helps teens gain the skills and confidence they need to become self-sufficient in activities of daily living, while enjoying a full camp experience. Special attention is given to life skills as well as academic enrichment. Group sizes are no more than 8 campers.

Please call for rates.

Jun 25 - Aug 17
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Except: Jul 4
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

Transitions-On Our Own

Ages 15-21

An 7-week life skills, vocational and recreational program for teens  with intellectual and developmental delays, including autism, with self-help skills to independently participate within a 1:4 staffing ratio.

Activities include life skills, swim, sports, volunteer opportunities, and more.

June 25- August 10, 2018 
Please Call for Rates

For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

Camp Haverim


Ages 3-21

Camp Haverim is a two-week camp experience for children and teens with autism and other intellectual, cognitive and developmental delays, who attend 11 months of special schooling. A high level of supervision is provided by professionals and trained volunteers. Campers with sufficient communication and self-help skills participate in a diverse full-day program including social skills, swimming and water park activities, sports, yoga and adaptive physical education, academic enrichment, music therapy, art and therapy dogs.

Space is limited. Group sizes are between 4 and 8 campers. An intake interview is required for all new campers.

State funding and scholarship assistance is available. Click here for more information.

Sponsored in part through the MindWorks Charitable Lead Trust, the Hana and Dr. Stanley Goldberg Endowment Fund for Camp Haverim and the Ronald L. and Meryl Gallatin Camp Haverim Scholarship Endowment Fund.

Aug 13 - Aug 24
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

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