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Day Camps

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Camp JCC days are full of activities designed for fun. Camp JCC allows everyone to participate and develop on his/her own. In all camp activities, we strive to instill campers with our core values that help reinforce the JCC’s mission.

#1 Bal Taschit Do Not Destroy
#2 G’milut Chasadim Acts of Loving Kindness
#3 Hachnasat Orchim Welcoming Guests
#4 Hoda’ah Appreciation
#5 Tzedakah Justice and Righteousness

All JCC campers swim in the JCC’s very own Eskenazi Water Park. The water park has a lazy river and two water slides.

Day Camp Age Groups

Check the age group of your camper for information about what each camp entails.

Please note: JCC Members pay a lower member rate.

Grades K-1  |  Masada 

Masada is a plateau in the Negev Desert in Israel, and today, Masada stands as a symbol of strength and determination based on a legend of Jewish fortitude atop Masada in the face of a Roman siege.

Camp Masada is the best way to experience new adventures, make new friends, and spend the summer just being a kid! Campers will participate in a combination of activities geared for their age group, building friendships through games, nature and science studies, sports, music, drama, swimming, arts and crafts, and much more! There will be late nights, special theme days and all-theme events.

At Camp Masada, you can expect:

  • Hot dogs for lunch on Fridays. A Wacky Snacky (sweet treat) on Wednesdays
  • Music, dance, art, Israeli culture, sports specialties weekly
  • 45 minutes free swim/30 minutes instruction Monday through Thursday, free swim on Friday.
  • Late nights: 2 for kindergarten, 2 for 1st grade
  • Balance between physical and calmer activities
  • Minimum of 2 counselors (one at least college age or older); 12-15 campers per each co-ed group
  • Lip Sync show at Pike Performing Arts Center
  • Yom Sport, special theme days, all-camp activities

Grades 2-5  |  Tikvah 

Tikvah is Hebrew for hope.

At the JCC, we share the hope for all children and all members of our community—health, equality, and joy in life.

Camp Tikvah campers will embark on a new journey with new and old friends and have more opportunities to explore and play. In addition to the usual camp activities, Tikvah campers will choose from a variety of special interest activities, including overnights at the JCC.

Camp Tikvah includes:

  • Music, dance, art, Israeli culture, sports specialties weekly
  • Friday hot dog lunch provided; Wacky Snacky (sweet treat) on  Wednesdays
  • 45 minutes free swim/30 minutes instruction Monday through Thursday, free swim on Friday
  • All groups are gender-specific; 12-15 campers per group
  • Lip Sync show at Pike Performing Arts Center
  • Yom Sport, special theme days, all-camp activities

Grades 6-7  |  Gesher  

Gesher is Hebrew for bridge.

Gesher campers build bridges by forming lifelong friendships. We aim to help them cross bridges to greater independence and self-esteem.

At this age, campers are gaining autonomy and responsibility. Gesher campers participate daily in the best of summer camp activities: sports, games, arts & crafts, all-camp activities and daily swims in the JCC’s very own Eskenazi Water Park..

Here is what they can expect from Camp Gesher:

  • 60 minutes of free swim daily
  • Music, dance, art, Israeli culture, sports specialties weekly
  • Weekly social service projects
  • Lip Sync show at Pike Performing Arts Center
  • Yom Sport, special theme days, all-camp activities

Grades 8-9  |  Kesher  

Kesher is Hebrew for connection.

Kesher campers are building leadership skills by participating in project-based activities that focus on bettering the community. They also take part in daily summer camp fun.

Here is what they can expect from Camp Kesher:

  • 60 minutes of free swim daily
  • Music, dance, art, Israeli culture, sports specialties weekly
  • Weekly social service projects
  • Lip Sync show at Pike Performing Arts Center
  • Yom Sport, special theme days, all-camp activities
Counselor in Training Camp

Extended Care

Grades K-5 | Mon-Fri, 7-9 am and 4-6 pm

Extended care is available for children attending JCC Day and Sports Camps for an additional fee. Extended care is available for sports camps up to grade 5 and only available with entire day tennis camp.

Extended Care Schedule

Before-camp Care | 7–9 am
Campers have time to hang out in the B wing and play board games, color, watch cartoons or head to the gym (after 8 am). Breakfast is served until 8:30 am.

Camp | 9 am–4 pm
Camp staff escort Extended Care Campers to and from their respective camps.

After-camp Care | 4–6 pm
Camp activities continue after regular hours with additional arts & crafts, sports activities or more time playing in the pool. If a camper would prefer to unwind after a full day of camp fun, they may relax and play games in our lounge. Additional snack provided.

Extended Care Location

Aftercare for grades K-1 will be in the After School Care wing. Grades 2-5 will be based outside at the Sablosky Camp Pavilion (or in the auditorium during inclement weather).

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