Summer Camps at the JCC

2019 Summer Camp Registration

Available on April 4 Only
Early Bird Registration Members $219 | Non-Members $225
Get $10 Off Specialty Camps Too!

Get Your 2019 Registration Packet

 

Aleph Camp (Grades K-1)

June 3 – August 16
Members $229 | Non-Members $239
Sibling Discount $225

Our youngest camp will give campers an opportunity to get a real taste of what camp means while providing them with activities, counselors, field trips, and an overall setting that is more geared toward their needs. This is a fantastic way to familiarize campers with all of the great aspects of a school-age camp in a smaller, home-based setting.

Questions? Please email Kevin Kennedy.

Camp at the J (Grades 2-6)

June 3 – August 16
Members $229 | Non-Members $239
Sibling Discount $225

Campers will enjoy an exciting summer of fun, friendship, and learning at JCC Summer Camp through a variety of sports, activities, field trips, special events, swim, and many other options. Yes, OPTIONS! True, we follow a regular schedule, but within that schedule, we want our campers to have a say in what they do each day, since it is their summer too! While at the JCC, campers may also sign up for weekly sports programs with Miss Holly along with private and group swim lessons in our aquatics department. We will provide drop off and pick up for campers while here!

Questions? Please email Kevin Kennedy.

Repair the World Program (Grades 7-8)

June 3 – August 16
Members $229 | Non-Members $239
Sibling Discount $225

Get ready for a summer filled with fun, social action, and community leadership! Loosely based on the Hebrew saying, “Tikkun Olam,” Repair the World gives 7th and 8th-grade students the chance to implement and accomplish service projects of all kinds. RTW seeks to take action in our community to bring awareness to certain causes and programs. Through RTW, students learn about the significance of volunteerism and the positive results that it yields through community service projects, charity, and fundraising. RTW participants are also invited to take part in many of the activities that Camp at the J has to offer!

Questions? Please email Kevin Kennedy.

Specialty Camps at the JCC

2019 Summer Camp Registration

Early Years Discover Camp (Ages 3-6)

June 10-August 15
Morning Weekly Rates: Members $103 | Non-Members $157
Week 4 Morning Only: Members $84 | Non-Members $127
Full Day Weekly Rates: Members: $193 | NM $243
Week 4 Full Day Only: Members $153 | Non-Members $196

Together, teachers and children explore weekly themes in a spirit of play both inside the classroom and outside on the play yard. Experienced teachers encourage and guide children in music, art, literature, games, and science activities, and help children renew old friendships and discover new ones.

Week 1: June 10-14 | Fairytales

Week 2: June 17-21 | Camping

Week 3: June 24-28 |Superheroes

Week 4: July 3-5 | Cooking
No Class: July 4

Week 5: July 8-12 | Space

Week 6: July 15-19 | Reptiles

Week 7: July 22-26 | Beach

Week 8: July 29-August 2 | Art

Week 9: August 7-9 | Music & Sound

Week 10: August 12-15 | Pet Care

Questions? Please email Kristen Nowak.

Adventure Now! (ages 10-15)

Members $299 | Non-Members $329

Get ready for a fours days of fun and adventure! Campers will venture away from the JCC to visit several points of interest in our immediate and neighboring areas. These trips will focus on a mixture of Nature, Water, Science, and Art. This is separate from our school-aged camps. Campers will have one mandatory orientation day at the beginning of the week and then three trips over the next three days after that. Space is LIMITED so sign-up early!

Session 1: June 24 – 28
Monday – Orientation at the J
Tuesday – Mt. Gretna
Wednesday – Lancaster Science Factory
Thursday – Volcano Island

Session 2: July 15 – 19
Monday – Orientation at the J
Tuesday – Chickies Rock
Wednesday – Gunpowder Falls State
Thursday – Guppy Gulch

Questions? Please email Kevin Kennedy.

The Compass Program (Ages 10-16)

Session 1: July 8 – 12 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Session 2: July 22-  26 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Members $299 | Non-Members $329

Navigate your way through a number of activities and trips centered on outdoor exploration, camping, and the natural world during this five-day program! Through hands-on learning, the Compass Program teachers campers how to make fires, cook food outside, identify flora and fauna, hike trails, and traipse through creeks. Bus transportation, admission to parks, snacks, and drinks are all included.

Questions? Please email Kevin Kennedy.

J Theater Camp (Ages 8-16)

Session 1: July 15 – 19 & July 22 – 26| 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Session 1: July 29 – August 2 & August 5 – 9| 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Members $439 | Non-Members $459

Get ready for a two-week high energy Performing Arts Camp that emphasizes community, friendship, and a one-of-a-kind experience! This unique, noncompetitive program allows campers to explore their own interests while providing them with materials to find new avenues of theater. J Theater campers will choose from interests such as Music and Movement, Improv, Karaoke, Playwright Workshop, Acting, Set Design and more! Materials, snacks, and drinks are provided.

Questions? Please email Kevin Kennedy.

Coding Camp (Ages 6-15)

Session 1: June 24 – 28 & July 8 – 12 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Session 2: July 15 – 19 & July 22 & 26 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Session 3: July 29 – August 2 & August 5 – 9 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Members/Non-Members $500

Campers are introduced to the world of engineering, coding, and robotics in this amazing STEAM camp! Through a partnership with CodeRev, campers navigate their way through three different programs designed to teach even the most inexperienced participant the fundamentals of writing code and experience hands-on building. Onsite instructors and online tech support are available in real time.

Courses include:

  • Minecraft Level Design: Learn to Code and Engineer Games in Minecraft!! (Ages 6-11)
  • Adventures in Programming: Learn to Code Games, Art, and More! (Ages 6-11)
  • REV Engineers with Creator Bots: Create Your Own Mars Rover Robot Using Arduino! (Ages 9-11, 11-15)

Questions? Please email Kevin Kennedy.

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