Discover Adventure at Oak Crest Day Camp in Belle Mead, NJ | Enriching Activities for Kids

Summer camp for teenagers 10th & 11th graders highschool near Belle Mead


The LIT Experience

Welcome to Oak Crest Day Camp’s LIT Experience, now hosted in Belle Mead! This innovative leadership program is designed specifically for 16-17-year-olds who aspire to develop essential skills for making a meaningful difference in their communities. Through our immersive program, participants will engage in a variety of activities that enhance their ability to lead, inspire, and transform not just themselves but also those around them. Join us in Belle Mead for an opportunity to grow, learn, and lead.

Oak Crest Day Camp, a cherished community pillar, warmly invites parents residing in the vicinity of Belle Mead to explore the enriching opportunities we offer at our new location. By joining our program, individuals gain not only a profound sense of responsibility but also a comprehensive suite of skills crucial for both academic and early career success. We are dedicated to fostering a supportive environment where our staff members can thrive, ensuring they emerge not only as exceptional members of our team but also as well-prepared individuals ready to tackle the challenges of college and the initial stages of their professional lives.


Located near the vibrant area of Belle Mead, Oak Crest Day Camp invites parents to explore an opportunity for their children to gain valuable responsibilities and skills through our program. At Oak Crest Day Camp, we’re dedicated to molding our participants into exceptional team members, while also providing them with critical life skills. These skills are not only applicable within the scope of our camp but also serve as fundamental building blocks for college readiness and career development. Join us at our Belle Mead location to start this enriching journey.


Parents in the Belle Mead area, your teenagers have a unique opportunity this summer at Oak Crest Day Camp. As Leaders in Training (LITs), they’ll participate in an exciting overnight trip and collaborate with different camper groups throughout the season. This program is designed to refine their leadership skills through Oak Crest’s thorough Staff Training Program. They’ll benefit from ongoing support from our dedicated LIT Director, who provides daily feedback and conducts weekly meetings to tackle any challenges and discuss effective leadership techniques.

Invite your 16-17-year-olds to join our vibrant community at our new Belle Mead location. It’s a chance for them to embark on a journey of personal growth and leadership development, all while making unforgettable memories and forming new friendships. Oak Crest Day Camp is where your teenagers will not just dream about the future; they’ll start to live it.

Program Includes

  • Commitment to 6, 7 or 8 weeks employment as LIT
  • Complete LIT training including formal weekly meeting and ongoing job supervision
  • LIT salary and potential for added gratuities from parents
  • Transportation to and from camp

Application Process

To apply now, please fill out the online job application. Also, you must return the following items by mail to Oak Crest:

  • Weeks Enrolled
  • A $700.00 deposit
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Last year’s school transcripts
  • 250-500 word essay to answer the following question:
    • How has your personal camp experience influenced you to want to participate in the LIT program?