Event Schedule Released for Camp Jefferson’s Fall Festival!

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The Jefferson Township Recreation Department will host its annual Fall Festival at Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road on Saturday, October 19 from 10 am to 3 pm. This event and all activities are free to the public except where noted.

Schedule of Events:

10:00 – 3:00: Music by DJ Earl Heller of Sound Solutions

10:30: Wil Shaw’s Juggling performance

11:30: Wallaby Tales’ Eyes of the Wild live Creepy-Crawly animal show

10:00 – 2:30: Freedom Fields Farms’ Pony Rides and Petting Zoo

10:00 – 3:00: Two-lane Inflatable Slide and the Monsters Inc.

10:00 – 3:00: Bouncer Inflatable Activity

12:00 – 3:00: Tweedles’ Balloon Artistry

Refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the day with proceeds to benefit “Operation Camp Jefferson”, a scholarship fund set up for needy families so their children can have a summer day camp experience next year. Members of the Jefferson Township Middle School Student Council and Red Cross Club will be volunteering at the refreshment table, and the Student Council members will be selling Gertrude Hawk chocolate bars to benefit their community programs including food drives and toy drives.

There will be a night-time haunted hayride (nominal fee) throughout the spooky Camp Jefferson grounds during the Haunted House activities with proceeds benefiting the Jefferson Teen Scene program

When approaching Camp Jefferson, please follow the directions of the volunteer parking attendants.  Continuous shuttle service for overflow parking will be provided by the Township’s Recreation Department’s Camp Jefferson bus and a Dial-A-Ride van to and from off-site parking locations at the Board of Education’s Central Offices Building at 31 Route 181 and at Ellen T. Briggs Elementary School, 1 Jefferson Drive (off Espanong Road), both in Lake Hopatcong.  

The Recreation Department will be accepting non-perishable food items, paper products, toiletries, and household cleaning product donations for the local pantries throughout the day’s events.     

 Call the Recreation Department at 973-663-8404 x4 or x5 for information about its Fall Festival events; log on to www.jeffersontownship.net, Departments, Recreation; https://www.facebook.com/JeffersonMunicipalOffices  or e-mail CPUNTURIERI@jeffersontownship.net   

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