Gloucester County Summer Programs Are Back

By: Follow South Jersey Staff

WOODBURY, N.J. — The 2021 Summer season is almost here and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners are excited to announce summer programming.

The Board of Commissioners and the Department of Parks and Recreation will hold various summer camps, family fun shows, free summer concerts and special events. Keep a look out for their Summer 2021 Newsletter for information on how to register for our summer camps and a listing of all our summer programming.

Below is a list of dates of currently scheduled events,

Family Fun Shows

Children and families are invited to sing-a-long, dance-a-long and have fun! FREE shows last approximately one hour. All shows begin at 10:30 a.m. unless otherwise stated.

Chestnut Branch Park

401 Main Street, Mantua

6/29 – Safari Sam – Safari Sam comes complete with a gray mustache and a Pith Helmet. Meet puppet Jungle Animals who will amuse you with their silly antics.

7/20 – Lee’s Circus extravaganza – Lee’s Circus Extravaganza is a kaleidoscope of juggling, plate spinning, unicycling, audience interaction and magic.

8/10 – Pirate Magic – Pirate Kevin is the roughest, toughest and funniest pirate to ever sail the 7 Seas.

Fasola Park

12 Sycamore Lane, Deptford

7/1 – Beach Party – Beach Party: A rockin’ fun-filled interactive Beach Party is just what you need!

7/29 – Mammal Mania – This program will showcase different mammals such as porcupines, skunks, wallabies and more.

8/19 – Cowboy Kevin – Cowboy Kevin will entertain all with lasso tricks, juggling and cowboy magic!

Dream Park

400 US-130, Logan Township

7/7 – Kid’s Fun Magician – Kids Fun Magician, Ron, will perform a show with comedy, audience participation and of course Magic!

8/4 – Honey Child Music – Honey Child Music blends humor, learning and super-interactive audience participation into all of her songs.

8/25 – Dino Puppet Show – Join Professor Al O’Saurus and his Prehistoric Puppet Pals on a journey into the fascinating world of the Dinosaurs!

James G Atkinson Park

138 Bethel Mill Rd, Sewell

6/5 – Bwana Jim – 6:00p.m. – Bwana Jim is an experienced animal handler filled with enthusiasm and wit. He presents a crazy and educational wildlife show.

7/9 – Magic Cooking Show – 6:00p.m. – Magic Cooking Show: A crazy goofy chef will magically produce and vanish different foods. 

Free Summer Concerts

All shows begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

TK & The Howlers

Saturday, June 12

Rain Date: Sunday, June 13 

DJ Bentz Memorial Soccer Complex, Clayton

April Mae & The Junebugs

Saturday, June 19

Rain Date: Sunday, June 20 

James G Atkinson Memorial Park, Sewell

Mesquite Honey

Saturday, June 26

Rain Date: Sunday, June 27

5th and River Dr., Westville

Deja Groove

Saturday, July 3, 2020

Rain Date: Monday, July 5, 2020 

Woodbury High School Athletic Field, Woodbury

The Bumpuses

Saturday, July 10 

Rain Date: Sunday, July 11 

James G Atkinson Memorial Park, Sewell

Due South

Saturday, July 17

Rain Date, Saturday, July 18

James G Atkinson Park, Sewell

The British Invasion Experience

Saturday, July 31

Rain Date: Sunday, August 1 

James G Atkinson Park, Sewell

Right Turn at 40

Saturday, August 14

Rain Date: Sunday, August 15

James G Atkinson Park, Sewell

Stained Glass

Saturday, August 28 – 1:30 p.m.

Rain or Shine

Fasola Park, Deptford

South 47

Friday, September 3 – 6:00 p.m.

Rain or Shine

Rowan Blvd, Glassboro

For rainout information call 856-589-0047 after 4:00 p.m.

Even more programs will be announced throughout the summer. 

To stay up to date on all county programs and events, visit their social media pages on Facebook or Instagram.

For more information on other programs visit or call 856-251-6710.

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