Up until about 1850, every church had its parochial school beside it. The school house of the Swamp Reformed Church (Leidy Road and Swamp Pike) was demolished about 1955.

Parks & Recreation

Summer Camp

The Hickory Park Summer Camp Program is run by the YMCA and is for New Hanover and Upper Frederick Township residents. This is a half day program for those who have graduated from kindergarten to sixth grade.

Location: Hickory Park - 2140 Big Road, Gilbertsville, PA 19525

Summer Camp Sessions: All sessions are from 9:00am to 12:00pm

  • Session 1 – June 15 to July 2      $115.00
  • Session 2 – July 6 to July 24       $115.00
  • Both Sessions - June 15 – July 24    $200.00
(No camp on July 3rd)

Please fill out an application for each child you would like to enroll. Applications can be mailed in or dropped off at New Hanover Township Building, 2943 N. Charlotte Street. We accept cash or check only.