HOSTED by Jersey girls
APRIL 27-29, 2018
Join NJDBC Jersey Girls for a dragon boat retreat weekend at the Fairview YMCA in Stillwater, NJ. 
at 1035 Fairview Lake Road, Stillwater, NJ 07875 (approx 1 hr from Lake Parsippany)
Offers new and experienced paddlers an opportunity to get a jump start on the 2018 season. 

GENERAL INFO - Camp Roster
  • Instructor:  Ellen Law  
    • Co-COACH of 2006 Women's B US National Championship team, and 2007 TEAM USA Women's B team in Sydney, Silver medalists. 
    • TEAM USA racer at every IDBF World Championships since 1999. Member of 2 IDBF NATIONS CUP Championships! Holder of 49 IDBF medals racing with TEAM USA
    • IDBF World Champion, 12 time US National Champion, 1 time Canadian National Champion
      • $325 per camper ($250 for NJDBC members)
      • includes 2 nights, 5 meals, 4 coached paddling sessions, 1-2 video reviews
      • 50% deposit extended to March 15, balance due March 30.
      • Post in comments on registration form if you have any food allergies/dietary restrictions.
      • Includes access to all Y facilities during the entire time we are on site.
    • SATURDAY or SUNDAY ONLY OPTION w/no sleepover
      • $125 ($100 for NJDBC members) per day without overnight stay for Saturday (w/3 meals) or Sunday (w/2 meals). 
      • Includes access to all Y facilities.
  • Amy's comment: "...it is a camp, this isn’t a resort, but it is truly a lovely place."
  • Paddling sessions held on mile long Fairview Lake.
  • 600 acres, adjacent to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, access to the Appalachian Trail, Delaware River
  • Our Housing @ Wickapeck Lodge, a converted farmhouse with 7 bedrooms, bathrooms/hot water showers on two floors located near camp entrance. A snack kitchen (refrigerator, microwave, sink; no kitchen ware, no stove), porch and living room should provide comfy common space. Each bedroom serve 6-10 campers with 3-5 built in double bunks per room. First 50 signups housed here. Overflow assigned to one of the secondary cabins.
  • Access to other facility play areas: hiking, climbing, volleyball, tennis and other stuff to get away from it all - with other paddlers!
  • WiFi access in meeting lodge, very weak cell service anywhere else.
  • Fairview YMCA grounds is a vast recreational area with 4 separate cabin sites, and hosts several groups on any given weekend. We will not be the only group on site.
  • "Trading Post", YMCA camp store - has general items for purchase, ie: bottled water, bug spray, sunscreen, ponchos, munchies.
  • Two dragon boats (20 paddlers) on site with paddles and pfds.
  • Info?  camp @ njdragonboat.org
  • This as an outdoor camping experience, in cabins instead of tents.
  • We can always use a little local getaway once in a while! 
  • To chill out and detach from the grind of the work week in a natural setting!