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Mr. Jerome P. Amedeo

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Owner and Director

Phone: (732) ***-****  HQ Phone
Camp Harmony
206 Mount Horeb Road
Warren , New Jersey 07059
United States

Company Description: Camp Harmony was founded in 1926 as a private sleep-away camp during the week and a family retreat on weekends, catering to children and families from New York...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Monmouth College
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Camp Harmony (Warren, NJ) - Once upon a time..., 29 July 2015 [cached]
In 1955, Camp Harmony made the transition to being a day camp and in 1964, Jerry Amedeo joined the staff as Program Director. In the coming years, Jerry went on to invent much of what has become the current Camp Harmony: from developing our group names (like Pioneer, Blueberrys, etc.) to instituting characters like the Genius and Goat.
In 1976, Jerry bought Camp Harmony including the property on both sides of Mount Horeb Road.
Camp Harmony (Warren, NJ) - Contact Us, 30 Sept 2014 [cached]
Jerry Amedeo, Owner/Director
About Camp Harmony, 12 Feb 2011 [cached]
Jerry Amedeo (Owner/Director) Jerry joined Camp Harmony as Program Director in 1964 (this year marks Jerry's 45th season!), and has owned Camp Harmony since 1976. As the owner, he is an active part of the camp day. Jerry and his wife, Carol, work closely with all of the Directors and Lifers throughout the year to plan camp activities.
Jerry has 3 daughters who are an integral part of camp.
Carol and Jerry work closely with all of the Directors and Lifers throughout the year to plan camp activities.
North Jersey District Water Supply Commission, NJ - Board of Commissioners, 30 May 2014 [cached]
Jerome P. Amedeo, Commissioner
Jerome P. Amedeo of Green Brook, was appointed by Governor Chris Christie to the Board of Commissioners of the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission in 2012.
Since 1976, Mr. Amedeo has been the owner/director of Camp Harmony, a private day camp serving 400 children aged 2 to 13 and 150 staff in central New Jersey. Mr. Amedeo retired from the Somerset Hills School and Residential Treatment Center in 2007 after working there for 45 years, the last 20 as Executive Director. Mr. Amedeo is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at Monmouth University and has sat on many community organizations including ten years on the Watchung Borough Board of Education.
Jerry ..., 30 Sept 2014 [cached]
Jerry Amedeo Owner/Director
Jerry was born and raised in Bayonne, NJ and attended Monmouth College in West Long Branch and later Fordham University in New York City. Jerry started his passion for camp at Camp Lewis, a Boy Scout Camp where he was a camper for a few summers when he joined the staff as "bugler" in 1956!  Jerry never played the bugle but so wanted to be a staff member that he practiced all day and night (to his mother's delight). But Jerry always had a passion for music. At the same time, Jerry formed his own band, Sleepy & the Invictas, playing drums and keyboards and backing such popular groups as The Shirelles and The Emotions on their hit records (including the Billboard hit Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow…that's Jerry on the drums).
After eight seasons on the staff of Camp Lewis, Jerry was elevated to Camp Director at 21 years old!  The following year, in 1964, needing to have weekends off for the band, Jerry came to Camp Harmony Day Camp (as it was known then) as Program Director.  Jerry stayed for four summers when, in 1968, he left Harmony for a chance to direct a very large Boy Scout Camp on Long Island.  After one season, Jerry returned to Harmony as Camp Director. That was the summer of 1969 and he hasn't left since, purchasing Camp Harmony in 1976. Jerry has three daughters, all of whom have had important roles in Camp. His oldest daughter Nicole currently serves as Assistant Director while his youngest, Elyse, serves as a Division Unit Head (DUH).
Since his purchase of the Camp, Jerry has gone on to invent much of what has become Camp Harmony: from developing our group names (like Pioneer, Blueberrys, etc.) to instituting characters like the Genius and Goat to traditions like the Closing Banquet and ugga buggas!
Jerry served on the Watchung Borough Board of Education for ten years and was later appointed Commissioner on the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission. Jerry went on to be named a Commissioner on the NJ Turnpike Authority and currently serves on the School Ethics Commission, having also been named to the transition teams of Governors Whitman and Christie.  Humanitarian causes have been a passion of Jerry's for his entire life. In 2005, Jerry won the prestigious Humanitarian of the Year award from the Make-A-Wish foundation. Jerry is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Monmouth University and has sat on the Boards of Directors of many community organizations.
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