Directions to Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp
Watchung Day Camp Phone
908-654-4510 - manned 8:00am to 4:00pm when camp is in session. Call the council office at 973-765-9322 x222 before or after these hours or outside of the summer camp season.
AM Drop Off and PM Pickup
If you are driving your son to camp, drop off and pickup will be at the Watchung Stable. The Cubs will take a short bus ride to/from camp. For the safety of the Cub Scouts, only buses will be allowed into the camp area.
Parking at Camp
If you are coming to orientation, the family campfire, the Webelos Sleepover or for another reason outside of the morning arrival afternoon departure times, please park in the Trailside Nature & Science Center lot and walk down to the camp.
Directions to the Watchung Stable - AM/PM drop off and pickup
The address 1160 Summit Ln, Mountainside, NJ 07092 is the mailing address. This will get you close. For better directions see the Watchung Stable directions page. Better yet, click on the get directions link below the map for turn-by-turn directions from any location.
GPS or Google Maps Directions to Camp
Use the address 452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside, NJ 07092. This will take you to the Trailside Nature & Science Center parking lot. Click on the get directions link below the map for turn-by-turn directions from any location.
Directions to Camp - From Route 22
Going Eastbound: Take the Glenside Avenue jug handle after Bowcraft amusement park in Scotch Plains. Cross Rt 22 and head up Glenside Avenue (a large hill). At the top of Glenside Avenue, you will reach a T-intersection with a stop sign. Make a right onto Skytop Drive. Skytop Drive will turn into Coles Ave. Coles Avenue dead-ends into the Trailside Nature & Science Center Parking Lot.
Going Westbound: Take the New Providence Road Exit in Mountainside and make a right onto New Providence Road (you will pass the Mountainside Fire Department on your left).
You will reach a fork in the road with New Providence Road going right and Deer Path to the left. Take the left fork (Deer Path) which will take you up a hill. Go past the orange and green sign that says “Watchung Reservation” and make a right onto Ackerman Avenue.
Ackerman Avenue is a steep hill. At the top of the hill, you will reach a T-intersection with a stop sign. Make a right onto Coles Ave. Coles Avenue dead-ends into the Trailside Nature & Science Center parking lot.
Directions to Camp - From Route 78
Going Eastbound: Get off at Glenside Avenue Exit 45. Make a right onto Glenside Avenue. Take the first left onto WR Tracey Drive (Union County Route 645). Follow to the “Loop Playground” Follow the road around to the right, passing a small brick building on your right. Take the first right off the circle into the woods to continue on WR Tracey Drive. Follow to the traffic circle; then take first right (Summit Lane, County Route 642) and follow signs to the Trailside Museum. Summit Lane turns into New Providence Road at a slight right turn. The Trailside Nature & Science Center parking lot is on your right.
Page last updated: 04-29-2013 10:15 am