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Posted: Thursday March 27, 2014, 02:28 PM
The lazy days of summer may be long gone, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end!
Happy campers dive into Little Bear Pond at Camp Wekeela in Maine, one of several summer camps owned by Ridgewood residents.
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 12:03 AM
Three Ridgewood couples share a passion for planning their summer camp seasons.
Liam Kong, 6, and Noah Lebowitz, 5, both of Hoboken, at the Bogota Golf Center.
Posted: Friday July 22, 2011, 10:33 AM
Outside, the ground is snow-covered, the temperatures arctic. But indoors, you might be forgiven for thinking it’s April. Temperatures are moderate, the 18 holes are inviting, bits of live greenery dot the artificial landscape.
The Timmers family of Ridgewood watch as cookies bake in their car on Friday. From left are Ric, Marisa and Stevi.
Posted: Saturday July 23, 2011, 12:45 AM
On a day that saw scattered power outages and water restrictions due in part to a blistering triple-digit heat index, one Ridgewood family decided they could take the heat, so they took their kitchen outdoors.
Childhood games will always be part of our memories.
Posted: Thursday October 18, 2012, 01:31 PM
The games we used to play (and how to play them)
The Gravity Vault in Upper Saddle River offers indoor rock climbing, an excellent way to exercise. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 11:35 AM
Scaling a rock wall is healthy and fun.
Posted: Tuesday October 4, 2011, 01:10 PM
If the family is in the mood for hiking and making some fun discoveries along the way, then the Watchung Reservation History Trail in Union County is a great destination.
Approximately 100  first and second-grade girls learned about hummingbirds at a recent workshop held by R&S Landscaping at Ridgewood Day Camp.
Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2011, 05:25 PM
Summer camp is an annual rite of passage for many children, as it provides them with an opportunity to make new friends, explore outside the classroom setting and marvel at the miracles of nature.
Flex tennis is a hit in Bergen County.
Posted: Wednesday September 21, 2011, 01:21 PM
Flex tennis is a hit in Bergen County.
Connor Bovino snowboards on artificial snow during the opening day at Campgaw Mountain in Mahwah.
Posted: Friday December 30, 2011, 11:56 AM
It was a slow start to the ski season Monday at Campgaw Mountain, after a mild December weather stalled snowmaking and delayed opening day.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 234 of Ridgewood, from left, Danielle Cameron, Alexa Petrick and Jessica Gonzalez cheer for their knight at Medieval Times in Lyndhurst - for the summer Fun series. Lyndhurst 6/17/2011 MEDIEVAL TIMES (LESLIE BARBARO / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER)
Posted: Monday July 11, 2011, 11:30 AM
What's fun about that? Staff writer Bill Ervolino checks out the castle scene and finds jousts, sword fights, knights on horseback and lots and lots of food.
Parents join in the fun on rides and in the water park at The Land of Make Believe.
Posted: Thursday June 7, 2012, 02:08 PM
Enjoy a day of make believe when you visit Hope, NJ.
Nicole Angeleno, Michelle Angeleno, Vivian Villano, Joanne Angeleno and Lea Santos.  Downtown Glen Rock holds their Autumn Craft Street Fair featuring hand crafted exhibitors, face painting, festival foods and music.  10/02/2011 (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Monday October 3, 2011, 04:14 PM
Downtown Glen Rock held their Autumn Craft Street Fair yesterday. The event featured handcrafted exhibitors, face painting, festival foods and music.
Posted: Thursday February 2, 2012, 10:42 AM
What little girl doesn't want to feel the swish of tulle against her legs and a tiara nestled in her hair, hoping someday a Prince Charming will sweep her off her feet?
Posted: Thursday June 7, 2012, 12:18 AM
What to do when packing the kids off for summer.
Watch movies under the stars.
Posted: Sunday August 28, 2011, 12:30 AM
Here are six fun activities you can do before the temperature drops and the flip-flops enter hibernation.
Second graders from the Grant Elementary School in Dumont take a hike at Tenafly Nature Center. Tenafly 05/09/11 (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Tuesday May 10, 2011, 10:50 PM
The Tenafly Nature Center offers hiking, bird-watching and observation of various wildlife in Bergen County.
The Stewart family on Sheridan Terrace in Ridgewood builds an elaborate Halloween maze every year. (Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Sunday October 2, 2011, 02:56 PM
Gregory Stewart and his family have built a maze in their Ridgewood back yard every Halloween for 17 years.
Paramus Country Club Golf Course for the cover of Paramus Magazine. 
Photo by: Anne-Marie Caruso
Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2012, 01:22 PM
Fun on the links with mini golf.
There may be no snow on the ground, but Campgaw in Mahwah is making it.
Posted: Monday February 20, 2012, 03:09 PM
For those not spending February break on the sandy beaches of Florida or snow-covered slopes of Vermont, each day presents another challenge of finding an activity for the kids home from school.
The Old Burying Ground also known as Blauvelt Cemetery, on Old Tappan Road in Harrington Park (Photo by Colleen White)
Posted: Wednesday October 23, 2013, 10:40 PM
OK, maybe spirits don't roam in Bergen County, but try telling that to ghost hunters and lovers of local lore. Every region of the country boasts legends of visitors from the great beyond and Bergen is no exception.
The Contento family celebrates in the ways of old at Medieval Times in Lyndhurst (Photo by Greg Pallante)
Posted: Wednesday December 26, 2012, 01:00 PM
At Medieval Times, the Contento family parties like it's 1012
Posted: Wednesday March 7, 2012, 01:48 PM
Family fun and team competitions
Posted: Wednesday March 7, 2012, 01:38 PM
Fun on two wheels.
portrait of parents trekking with their son and daughter
Posted: Wednesday April 11, 2012, 09:05 AM
Hike your way through beautiful Bergen County.
Photo by: Anne-Marie Caruso
Posted: Tuesday March 6, 2012, 05:35 PM
Child-friendly take on traditional art.
Posted: Tuesday October 4, 2011, 01:47 PM
Back in the old days, Halloween costume planning meant deciding between the hobo costume my sister tossed aside, a sheet for a ghost or borrowing my brother’s football uniform and putting on eye black.
Santa with the "Merry Makers" and the Rockettes (Photo by Richard Formicola)
Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013, 01:06 PM
Westfield Garden State Plaza hosted its 2013 Rockin’ Santa holiday kickoff event, featuring a visit from the Rockettes, Santa, and other special guests.
Amanda Protopapas; Emmy Marroquin; Nicole Encalada. (Photo by Eugene Parciasepe, Jr.)
Posted: Friday September 6, 2013, 03:53 PM
St. Leo's Church held the first day of the 2013 St. Leo's Annual Family Festival in Elmwood Park yesterday, featuring games, rides, live entertainment by Pushing Eleven, and more. The festival...
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