In 1832 the postal address of New Hanover was called “Swamp Churches.” The village had a Lutheran church, a German Reformed church, a post office, a tanyard, 2 taverns, 2 stores, and 8 dwellings.

Parks & Recreation

Summer Camp

We only have 13 spots left. The spots will be assigned on a first come first serve.

2023 New Hanover Township Summer Camp Flyer - CopySummer Camp 2023

The Township in conjunction with the Boyertown YMCA is offering a summer camp program at the New Hanover Community Park for children residing in New Hanover, Douglass/Montgomery, and Upper Frederick Townships.

Camp is open to children who have completed kindergarten to completed sixth grade.

The first session will be held June 26th to July 7th (no camp July 4th). The second session will be held July 10th to July 21st.

The program will run Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, weather permitting.

Summer camp will cost $95 per session for residents and $110 for non-residents

If you have any questions please call 610-323-1008 Ext. 101 or email Sharon at

Summer Camp Application