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Camp JCC Programs

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The following programs are full. Please submit an application to be added to the wait list.

Program Session
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Yarok 1 & 2 Join wait list >>
Omanut 1 & 2 Join wait list >>
Adom 4 1, 2 & 3 Join wait list >>
Habimah 1, 2 & 3 Join wait list >>
Kachol 1 & 2 Join wait list >>
Maccabiah 2 Join wait list >>
Lavan 2 Join wait list >>

ARRIVAL & DISMISSAL

Camp JCC Transportation Options

Campers are picked up at convenient locations around Montgomery County. Bus counselors ride buses to help ensure the safety of all children. If your camper will ride the bus to and from camp, please reserve a space when you apply for camp.

For an additional fee.

Camp JCC offers a convenient carpool drop-off and pick-up lane.

Parents can also park and escort their campers into their base rooms before camp and pick them up in the parent pick-up room after camp.

AM Extended Day | 7:30-9:30 a.m.
PM Extended Day | 4-6 p.m.

For an additional fee.

ADOM, LAVAN & KACHOL

Pre-K to Entering Grade 2

These programs offer a variety of activities including daily instructional and recreational swim, sports, music, arts & crafts, Israel, teva (nature), drama, ropes course and dance, as well as field trips throughout the summer.

Adom:
  • Adom 4s | Age 4 by 9/1/14 (do not participate in field trips)
  • Adom 5s | Age 5 by 9/1/14 and entering Kindergarten
Lavan: Entering Grade 1
  • Lavan bridges the gap between early childhood and school age.
Kachol: Entering Grade 2
  • Kachol provides a comfortable first experience in a “bigger kids” camp. Campers are encouraged to explore new areas and gain more independence.

YAROK | ELECTIVES

Entering Grades 3 & 4

Yarok campers choose their own electives and customize their own schedules. They participate in instructional and recreational swim and can choose electives like digital photography, synchronized swimming, mural art, Gaga, scrapbooking, lacrosse and golf. Campers also participate in field trips and late stays.

ZAHAV | DAY TRIP ADVENTURES

Entering Grades 5 & 6

Zahav’s daily trips offer a busload of excitement, adventure and fun. Daily adventures include theme parks, water parks, hiking, biking, canoeing, ziplining, tubing–the possibilities are endless. Each session includes overnights or late stays and Friday recreational swim back at Camp JCC.

OMANUT | CREATIVE ARTS

Entering Grades 1-7

Draw, paint, sculpt, design–be creative, express yourself and have oodles of fun in our enhanced art specialty camp program. Guided by working artists, campers enjoy the creative process and display their art at the end of each session. Daily optional instructional swim and daily recreational swim in our outdoor pool.

HABIMAH | THEATER ARTS

Entering Grades 2-7

Learn the craft and magic of acting and dancing from a faculty of experienced specialists. Activities may include yoga, improv, hip-hop, play writing, and set design. Campers perform live on stage twice during the summer. Daily optional instructional swim and daily recreational swim in our outdoor pool. Program offered sessions 1 & 2 or session 3.

MACCABIAH | SPORTS CAMP

Entering Grades 1-7

Maccabiah campers choose their own sports and customize their own schedules led by collegiate athletes and local coaches. Weekly intensives develop skills in a chosen sport while daily sport activities allow for recreational play. Sports may include baseball/t-ball, basketball, soccer, field hockey, tennis, golf, volleyball, lacrosse, instructional and recreational swim and so many more!

MITZVAH CORPS | TRAVEL CAMP

Entering Grades 7-9

Mitzvah Corps offers a program based on service learning and advocacy. Campers earn SSL hours each session with the perfect combination of volunteering, hands-on activities, adventure and fun including local and overnight travel.
  • June 23-July 3 includes overnight travel to New York City. Kosher meals provided.
  • July 21-August 1 includes overnight travel to Boston. Kosher style meals provided.
  • August 4-8 program takes place at Camp JCC.

MADATZ | COUNSELOR IN TRAINING

Entering Grade 10

So, you want to be a counselor? Start by developing leadership skills and learning what you need to know to work at Camp JCC. Earn SSL hours. Please contact campjcc@jccgw.org to schedule a required interview before submitting a camper application.

KOCHAVIM

Senior Stars, Ages 12-21

The Kochavim program is a transitional program for teens and young adults with a wide range of disabilities. Socialization, recreation and independent living skills are enhanced in a fun environment. An interview is required for new participants. Please note: AM/PM extended day is not available for Kochavim. Contact kochavim@jccgw.org for more information and to schedule an interview.

SUMMER KIDS CLUB | PRE- & POST-CAMP

Entering Pre-K to Grade 6

Each fun-filled week at Summer Kids Club is designed to pack your child’s days with an assortment of creative activities, including a daily recreational swim in our outdoor pool and a weekly field trip. Children play sports, enjoy arts & crafts and engage in hands-on activities in an exciting, fun and supervised setting with quality staff. AM/PM Extended Day is available for an additional cost. Camp JCC medical forms can be used for these weeks; however, there will not be a registered nurse on-site. For more information, contact abgcamp@jccgw.org.

Aleph Week June 16-20
Bet Week August 11-15
Gimmel Week August 18-22