Camp JCC Is Going On An Adventure!
Camp JCC is excited to spend summer 2015 on an incredible adventure. With construction happening to bring a new future to the JCCGW building, Camp JCC will be spending summer 2015 at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School: Lower School (right across the street). Click here to read more.
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.
Parent Drop-Off & Pick-Up
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 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.
- New in Summer 2015 – KACHOL weekly field trip adventures!
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 from electives like digital photography, cake decorating, guitar, outdoor sports, drama, football, ceramics and running. Campers also participate in field trips and late stays.
- New in Summer 2015 – YAROK weekly field trip adventures!
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.
- New in Summer 2015 – ZAHAV overnights included in each session
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 (4 weeks) or session 3 (3 weeks).
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 | SERVICE LEARNING TRAVEL CAMP
Entering Grades 7-9
Click here for more information about each session
Mitzvah Corps offers a program based on service learning and advocacy. Campers earn 15 SSL hours each week with the perfect combination of volunteering, hands-on activities, adventure and fun including local and overnight travel.
- June 22-July 2 (no camp July 3) includes overnight travel to Philadelphia and Lancaster County. Kosher style meals provided.
- July 6-July 17 includes overnight travel to Williamsburg and Virginia Beach. Kosher style meals provided.
- New in Summer 2015 – Session 2 – added by popular demand!
MADATZ | COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT)
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 30 SSL hours per week. Please contact email@example.com to schedule a required interview before submitting a camper application.
KOCHAVIM | SENIOR STARS
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
|Summer Kids Club
| Aleph Week
||June 15-19, 2015
| Bet Week
||August 10-14, 2015
| Gimmel Week
||August 17-21, 2015