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*PLEASE NOTE:
Breakaway Day Camp has been filled to capacity for summer 2021. We want to thank everyone who signed up for camp this year!
Be sure to stay connected with our webpage as we continue to post weekly updates of what we get up to over the next three weeks! 

BDC weekly update: week 1

What an incredible first week of Breakaway Day Camp for summer 2021! The halls were filled with team chants, crazy hairstyles, and many smiling faces! We had an altar call on Thursday and over 35 children accept Christ as their Lord and Savior! Each child took home their very own Bible that same day. Friday was water day, and the rain came and went allowing everyone to enjoy a day on the church lawn with water guns, a dunk tank, and so much more! Take a look at the pictures below to see what we got up to this week!

BDC weekly update: week 2

Our second week at BDC has come to a close, but what an awesome week it was! The theme for this week was Runaway Railroad. Our classrooms were turned into train stations and scenic destinations! Campers got to make their very own train using around-the-house items such as buttons, toilet paper rolls, and bottle caps. On Thursday, we had our altar call and 27 campers committed their hearts to Christ! Take a look below at what we got up to this week!

BDC weekly update: week 3

This summer is just flying by! We can't believe week 3 of BDC is already over! This past Wednesday was miss-match day. Many campers and staff got into the spirit of miss-match day by wearing two different shoes, crazy socks, and clashing colors. We had 17 campers come to Christ this week! Each week we have seen the Lord work in the hearts of our campers and we are so incredibly blessed to be a part of it!

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About Breakaway Day Camp

80+ acres of camp fun

Sparta EFC is the home of Breakaway Day Camp
385 Houses Corner Road (Corner of 15 & Houses Corner Rd)
Sparta, NJ 07871
973-300-1717 ext 15
[email protected]

4 weeks of action-packed fun

2021 Dates
Week 1 :  July 5-9
concrete and cranes
S.T.E.M. Option: Build and fly your own DRONE

Week 2 : July 12-16
runaway railroad
S.T.E.M. Option: Build and race your own RC CAR

Week 3 : July 19-23
knights of the kingdom
S.T.E.M. Option: Build and battle your on BATTLE BOT

Week 4 : July 26-30
into the future
S.T.E.M. Option: Build and code your own SOLAR-POWERED ROBOT

*S.T.E.M. Registration is now closed.

full-day fun

Breakaway Day camp runs daily from 9am - 3pm.
Drop-off from 8:15am and after-care* until 5pm available.
ID is required for pickup.
*after care is a available at an additional fee of $15/day/child

we're all about kids

Kids are our inspiration for camp and we think they're awesome! Our trained and loving counselors and staff bring high-energy and fun to each day. We keep the ratios small, so friendships can be fostered and individualized attention can be given to your child.  Beyond the 4 weeks at camp, we offer a weekly 4REAL Children's Ministry for ages 3 years to 6th grade, a vibrant youth ministry for jr. & sr. high, as well as the beloved Upward Basketball league. 

a sample day in the life

8:15-9:00 -  Drop-Off (Complete Waivers)
9:00-9:30 - Opening Ceremony - music, dancing, singing, skits and fun!
9:30-10:15 - Specialty 1 - art/sports/farm fun/theater and more!
10:15-11:00 - Specialty 2
11:00-11:45 - Classroom & Snack time
11:45-12:30 - Waterworks Obstacle Course
12:30-1:15 - Lunch
1:15-2:00 - Zorb Ball
2:00-2:45 - Gaga Pit/Life-Sized Foosball
2:45-3:00 - Closing Ceremony
3:00-3:15 - Pick-Up (followed by after care if needed)

pack light

Kid-approved lunches* complete with fresh and local fruits and veggies are served daily, along with daily snacks.  At Breakaway, we get unplugged from the devices and get outside.  Here's all your child needs for camp:
  • a mask
  • hand sanitizer
  • a backpack
  • water bottle
  • socks & sneakers
  • sunscreen
  • bug spray
  • bring a towel and wear a bathing suit under clothes on Friday
*You may also pack a daily lunch if your child prefers and/or has food allergies for a reduced price. We are a nut-free environment.

who?

Children kindergarten-12 years old
children must have completed kindergarten prior to attending camp

when?

2021 Dates
Week 1 :  July 5-9 
Week 2 : July 12-16
Week 3 : July 19-23
Week 4 : July 26-30

where?

Sparta Evangelical Free Church is the home of Breakaway Day Camp
(also home to Veritas and Upward Sports)
385 Houses Corner Road

Sparta, NJ 07871

pricing

$160/week
optional daily lunch - $25/week 
s.t.e.m. spectacular options (see themes above) - $50/wk 

aftercare available for $75/wk ($15/day) per child until 5pm daily
10 % sibling discount ($144/week)  off weekly tuition rate for siblings

what's included

Everything! Each week of camp includes all the daily fun, lunch (if selected),  brand new S.T.E.M. Spectacular special materials ( (if selected) and snacks.
Your child will also receive a super-sweet, all-new designed Breakaway Day Camp  T-shirt in that super-soft fabric they'll want to wear every day!

what to bring

At Breakaway, we get unplugged from the devices and get outside.  Here's all your child needs for camp:
a mask
hand sanitizer
a backpack
sunscreen
bug spray

water bottle
socks & sneakers
Friday only: towel + wear bathing suit under clothes
You may also pack a daily lunch if your child prefers and/or has food allergies.
Please leave the following at home: cell phones or personal electronics (iPads, laptops, personal gaming devices). 

food

Sample lunch menus for the week of camp:

Monday // Hot Dogs and Chips
Tuesday // Chicken Fingers and Fries
Wednesday // Mac & Cheese and Applesauce
Thursday // Pasta (red or butter sauce option) with Garlic Knots
Friday // Cheese Pizza (1 Slice)


Each day, fresh raw cups served at each meal along with water and lemonade. ANDERSEN FARMS will be providing fresh produce.
For campers bringing lunch, lunch boxes will be kept in each camper's backpack.

Breakaway Day Camp promotes a peanut-free environment. Parents, please try your best to provide your child with peanut-free lunches and snacks.

Snacks that are provided to the campers will be peanut free.  Allergy accommodations will be made for snacks. Please notify us on your registration of any dietary allergies or email [email protected] by July 1st.

What makes our camp even better? YOU! 

Applications are now CLOSED for Counselors (16+) and Counselors-in-Training (13+), Coaches and General Staff (16+).

  • We still have openings for volunteers and teachers! To register, click the button below! 

Background Check Process:
Counselor/CIT's Mandatory Training Dates:
  • Saturday, June 5,  9am-11am
  • Saturday, June 12, 9am -11am

contact us

We'd love to help answer any questions. Fill out the form below to reach our Camp Director, Erwin Morales.