Camp Hilltop established in 1924 is a private independent co-ed summer camp offering two through eight week sessions to campers ages six to sixteen. Camp Hilltop is located in Hancock New York near the picturesque Catskill Mountains just two and a half hours from New York City on 600 acres of beautiful woodlands and fields with a private lake.
Camp Hilltop offers more than sixty indoor and outdoor activities to meet the interests and skill levels of campers in a safe nurturing non-competitive and structured environment. Our mature skilled and caring staff provides superior supervision and instruction with a four to one camper to counselor ratio. Camp Hilltop's friendly fun positive and diverse community opens children up to the wondrous possibilities in their lives.
Camp Hilltop's smaller size with just 275 campers fosters a sense of community that sets us apart and creates an atmosphere where children:
THRIVE - gaining self-confidence
ENGAGE - having their voice heard
DISCOVER - more about themselves and the world
LEARN - developing skills for life
CONNECT - forming deep friendships and
BECOME - more independent
Camp Hilltop believes in the power of community and the understanding that children thrive when they feel safe and comfortable. It does not matter what the family make-up is; it is the guidance support expectations sense of responsibility positive re-enforcement and nurturing that are the foundation of our diverse population.