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New Hanover Township “free schools” started in 1850 with the operation of 10 one-room schools. The township-run school system closed in 1949, but all of the buildings still stand today.

Parks & Recreation

Summer Camp


The Hickory Park 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: Hickory Park - 2140 Big Road, Gilbertsville, PA 19525

Summer Camp Sessions: All sessions are from 9:00am to 12:00pm

  • Session 1 – June 17 to July 5 (No camp on July 4th)     $115.00
  • Session 2 – July 8 to July 26                                              $115.00
  • Both Sessions - June 17 – July 26                                     $200.00

 2019 Summer Camp Application

Please fill out an application for each child you would like to enroll. Applications can be mailed in or dropped off at New Hanover Township Building, 2943 N. Charlotte Street. We accept cash or check only.

Multi Sport Camp

Ages:     2-11

Date:     August 5 to August 9

Time:    9:00am to 4:00pm (Full Day)/ 9:00am to 12:30pm (Half Day)

Location: New Hanover Township Recreation Center

Cost:     $199 (Full Day)/$169 (Half Day)

The US Sports Institute's flagship summer multi sports camp gives players aged 5-14 the opportunity to experience up to 4 different sports each day, and over 15 sports in one week. Every camp is coached by our professional, international staff who are trained to encourage maximum participation, good sportsmanship, and above all- FUN!

During the mornings players will focus on developing their technique and skills within each sport, and gain a basic understanding of playing a scrimmage. The afternoon will consist of small sided scrimmages in a tournament environment where players can earn World Cup points for their team through good sportsmanship and teamwork.

 Multi Sport Camp Application

Parent & Me Multi Sport

Ages:     2-3

Date:     August 5 to August 9

Time:    5:00pm to 5:45pm

Location: New Hanover Township Recreation Center

Cost:     $89

The US Sports Institute's Multi Sports - Parent & Me Squirts program allows children aged 2-3 to experience a variety of sports throughout their program with a helping hand from Mom or Dad!

Children will have the opportunity to try Lacrosse, Soccer, T-Ball, Track & Field and Parachute Games in a safe, structured environment.* The Multi Sports - Parent & Me Squirts program is ideal for any child that needs a little help from Mom or Dad.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to spend quality time together while easing your child into social situations with support and confidence, which will enable them to move onto our Multi Sports Squirts classes.

As with all Squirts programs, the emphasis is on safety, fun and learning. All sports are presented in a positive and relaxed environment with an emphasis on participation, interaction and communication.

 *Sports may vary by location

Parent & Me Multi Sport Application

Squirts Multi Sport

Ages:     3-5

Date:     August 5 to August 9

Time:    5:00pm to 5:45pm

Location: New Hanover Township Recreation Center

Cost:     $89

USSI's Multi Sports Squirts program allows children aged 3-5 to experience a variety of sports throughout their program. It is the perfect introduction to athletics for your future sports star! All sports are taught in a safe, structured and fun learning environment. Each session is comprised of a series of games and activities designed to ensure learning and most importantly: fun, fun, fun!

Participants will have the opportunity to experience Lacrosse, Soccer, T-Ball, and Track & Field.*

*Sports may vary by location

Squirt Multi Sport Application

 To register online for one of the sports camps go to: USsportsInstitute.com