HI4Y Conference & Retreat Center

Camp Vacamas

Retreat, Reflect, Renew...

Hands In 4 Youth is home to the official Conference and Retreat Center in NJ, offering outdoor and indoor team building activities in a beautiful and remote setting, just 45 minutes from New York City. With 220 acres of private woodland and a 40-acre spring-fed lake for swimming, canoeing, and fishing, this campus makes for the perfect group retreat.

HI4Y welcomes corporations, private groups, schools, faith-based organizations, and families to enjoy our back-to-nature venue nestled in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains in Northwest New Jersey. The HI4Y Conference Center in NJ can accommodate various sized groups with a multitude of overnight facilities from rustic to modern.

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HI4Y includes the following amenities:

  • Outdoor and indoor basketball court
  • Children's playground
  • Arts & crafts center
  • Volleyball cour
  • Ball field for various sports
  • Creative cooking teaching kitchen
  • Literacy Center for quiet reading, storytelling, and creative writing
  • Challenge courses for various levels
  • Private lake for water activities
  • Barbecue facilities and campfire circles
  • Amphitheater-in-the-woods for group presentations
  • Biking and hiking trails
  • Gymnasium with performance stage