May 2017

LL Weekend

How will you spend Labor Day Weekend?
LL Weekend
Spend Labor Day Weekend wrapping up the summer with family, friends, and nature

Named after Life Camps, Trail Blazers’ prior name, Life Lifers (LL) Weekend is a beloved annual tradition where alumni and families come back to camp for one last dip in Lake Mashipacong and one more hike on the trails before the autumn chill sets in. You’re invited to spend a day or the entire weekend unplugging from technology and enjoying the company of old and new friends. Be sure to keep posted for updates as we get closer to the date, click here for info.

Rustic Accomodations

The canvas tipis and hogans will be set up for you to enjoy life in smallcamp! Get ready to fall asleep under the stars and rise to the chirping forest canopy.

Unplug and Enjoy Nature

Lake Mashipacong is Instagram worthy but this weekend is about enjoying the outdoors for the sake of being outside. Swim, fish, and hike with us!

Reconnnect and Meet New Friends

It's a family-friendly weekend for all, everyone's invited! Spend a day or the entire holiday weekend as part of our Trail Blazers family.

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Guests can arrive as early as Friday September 1, at 3pm.

Guests can stay until Monday, September 4, at 12noon.

Guests can come for one day, or spend the entire holiday weekend!


Several smallcamps, with canvas shelters (tipis or hogans) and outhouses will be available to guests. Please note, Trail Blazers does not have cabins.

The bathhouses will be available for showers and indoor plumbing.

While each smallcamp has a fire site, cooking is not permitted in smallcamp. We have two outdoor cook sites as well as the Great Hall’s indoor kitchen available for your use.


Lake Mashipacong will be open for swimming, boating, and fishing.

The trails will be open for hiking and observing nature.

Additional activities may be scheduled; please check back at a later time for more details.


Please check back at a later time.

Other FAQ's

My pet loves the outdoors! Can they come?

We love animals at Trail Blazers. However, Trail Blazers already has plenty of wildlife and we prefer your pet stays at home.

I use a wheelchair or walkers or crutches to get around. Is the site accessible for mobility impaired persons?

Trail Blazers’ camp site is outdoors and very rustic: with dirt trails, no paved roads, and plenty of hills. This may not be the best environment for those needing wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, strollers, etc.

How do I get to Trail Blazers?

You can use Google Maps at to get driving directions. Our address is 210 Deckertown Turnpike, Montague, NJ 07287. We are between mile markers 4 and 5.

I don’t drive, is there a way to arrange transportation?

If we have enough requests, we may organize a van ride. Please stay tuned for details.

Can I bring my own camper/RV/tent?

Our rustic site does not have the capacity to handle campers and other kinds of recreational vehicles (RVs). You may bring a tent, we will provide more details.

What should I bring?

Feel free to bring your own sleeping bag/linens.