Up until about 1850, every church had its parochial school beside it. The school house of the Swamp Reformed Church (Leidy Road and Swamp Pike) was demolished about 1955.

Parks & Recreation

Summer Camp

Hickory Park Summer Camp dates:  June 19th to July 7th and July 10th to July 28th.

SUMMER CAMP AT HICKORY PARK will start on Monday, June 19th. The First Session will be from June 19th to July 7th at the park from 9 am to 12 pm. Cost will be $84 per child for the three week session. (No camp on the 4th of July.) The Second Session will begin on July 10th and end July 28th, same time, same place. Second session will cost $90 per child. If you sign up for both sessions at the same time the cost will be $160 for the entire six weeks.
The YMCA runs this camp for the township. Children play games, make crafts and swim on Fridays. To be eligible, children must have completed kindergarten and are accepted up to completion of 6th grade.
Children must also reside in New Hanover or Upper Frederick Township. You can sign up starting tomorrow at the Recreation Center. Please call 610-652-2720 for more info and before visiting the Rec Center to make sure someone will be able to take your payment …. Cash or Check Only. (No refunds so please plan appropriately.) Thanks!!!