Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice!
Volunteers from Princeton Financial Systems, a State Street Company meant business when they arrived at Collier. They quickly went to work giving the bunk beds in the Carriage House a fresh coat of paint and soon after, they repainted the doors to the storage sheds. But once they finished, the true fun began!

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Welcome To Collier



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We Played at iPlay! Kateri Campers having fun at iPlay America
You could hear the laughter, screams of joy and excitement from our Kateri Day Campers over the bells, music, and whirls of rides and games the moment you walked into iPlay America.  If audio cues weren’t enough to let you know they were having fun, the giant smiles on each and every camper’s face was big enough to make you smile yourself.

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Congratulations Sr. Ellen!

The Sisters and staff at Collier Youth Services are bursting with pride at the announcement that Sr. Ellen Kelly, former Executive Director of Collier, has been chosen as the Congregational Leader of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd.  In this monumental role, Sr. Ellen will be responsible for overseeing the Good Shepherd mission of programs serving women, children and families in 70 countries throughout the world.

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Kateri Campers Celebrate Sports Week
As part of our sports theme week, our younger campers enjoyed a special trip to the Lakewood BlueClaws baseball game. For many campers, this was their first time at a professional sporting event. They enjoyed the fun and festive atmosphere and the spirit of competition...not only the ball game but the Porkroll Egg and Cheese; and Giant Eyeball Races as well!

2015 Collier Golf Classic

The annual Collier Golf Classic will be held on Monday, October 5, 2015 at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club. The event starts with lunch, followed by a Shotgun Start for a great round of golf on this exclusive course. There are many on-course contests including two Hole-in-One Contests for a new car, courtesy of Seacoast Chevrolet and Freehold Dodge Subaru, and a Putting Contest with a $10,000 prize. Round out the evening with an open bar cocktail hour, buffet dinner and a silent auction that features rounds of golf on premier courses.

Come out to golf, become a sponsor, or join us for cocktails and dinner at this well-attended event.

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100 acre Woods Comes to Kateri

Gold Award Girl Scout, Sarah Bond created a beautful reading area for the campers of Kateri day Camp. She meticuloulsly  drew the figures from Winnie the Pooh onto plywood. Her father, George cut them out and she painted them with amazing detail. She then cleared an area in our forest and placed the figures there. The camp staff carried some benches to the area and the children can now come and read in this special spot!

Alliance for NJ Environmental Education Elects President

Kateri naturalist, Pat Heaney, was recently elected to be President of The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE).  ANJEE supports and advances environmental education efforts in New Jersey for people of all ages in order to cultivate and environmentally literate population.

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Johnson & Johnson—More than just a Family Corporation

When you hear the name “Johnson & Johnson,” you think about all the products they create to help make our lives better—from the “no more tears” baby shampoo, to Band-Aids, Tylenol, and Splenda. While these products make you feel better on the inside and out, how do they help the communities we live and work in? That’s where Johnson & Johnson (JnJ) volunteers come into play!

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