Camp Marcella is New Jersey’s premier residential summer camp ground designed specifically for children and teens with blindness, visual impairments or special needs. It is located at 27 Durham Road, Rockaway, NJ. Camp Marcella began in 1947 to provide a camping experience for children with visual impairment. As the years have passed, Camp Marcella has expanded its camping program to include sessions that serve a people with a variety of different needs. In addition to serving the visually impaired community, we offer camp sessions geared towards children and adults with physical and/or developmental delays. Camp Marcella’s summer camp experience on our 200 acres of wilderness in Rockaway, New Jersey provides the perfect setting for our diverse, adaptive, and engaging program. Campers will make lifelong friends while learning about the world from exceptional staff, while acquiring daily living skills, social skills, and experiencing traditional camp activities. They will learn about nature, art, science, recreational fitness activities, and meet peers from our tri-state area. Most of all, they will have FUN! The camp is in one of the few areas of New Jersey that has not been touched by suburban sprawl. Camp is adjacent to the Pequannock Watershed, Farny State Park and a large Boy Scout Reservation. The combination of abundant wildlife, woods, lakes and serenity brings campers to an idyllic setting. The objective of Camp Marcella is to provide, promote and maintain a recreational, educational and rehabilitative camp for children and teens with blindness, visual impairments or special needs.