Swamp isn’t “Swampy.” The historical name for the village that lies at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Rt. 663 (North Charlotte Street) was “Swamp,” an English corruption of the German Schwam—for meadows, lowlands.

Parks & Recreation

Summer Camp at New Hanover Community Park

Summer Camp Flyer 2

Last Day to Register for Summer Camp is Tuesday, June 22nd.

New Hanover Community Park Summer Camp Registration Form

The Summer Camp Program is run by the YMCA and is for New Hanover and Upper Frederick Township residents. This is a half day program for those who have graduated from kindergarten to sixth grade.

Location: New Hanover Community Park at 2766 Gail Drive, Gilbertsville, PA 19525

Please contact Shelly Sallade for more information at :
610 323-1008 ext. 104 or email  at