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Specialty Camps for School-Age and Young Teen Aqua Friends at the JCC


Challenger British Sports Camp 

Times/Ages: 9 am - 12 noon (Ages 5 - 14); 9 am - 4:30 pm (Ages 7 - 14 only)
Dates: August 21 - 25

  • Skills and drills of various British-style sports
  • Increase gross motor skills and coordination
  • Develop positive attitudes to physical activities
  • Sports include tag rugby, kwik cricket, rounders, and netball


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Challenger Sports Soccer Camp 

Times/Ages: 9 am - 12 noon (5 - 14 year olds); 9 am - 4:30 pm (7 - 14 year olds)
Dates: August 28 - September 1

  • Skills, drills, games
  • Certified Challenger Sports soccer coaches
  • Receive Challenger Sports soccer ball and t-shirt
  • Half day option (9 am - 12 pm)
  • Full day option (9 am - 4:30 pm)
  • Full day campers have free swim at the JCC in the afternoon
  • Extended care 7:30 - 9 am; 4 - 6 pm

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Rocketry Camp with Bob Neudel

Times/Ages: 9 am - 12:30 pm (Ages 8-14 year olds)

Dates: August 21-25

  • Construct and Launch Rockets
  • Each student to create a 6 foot Olympic rocket
  • Returning students will work on more difficult rockets (by ability)
  • Rocket Launch on Friday!


Ages: 6 - 11 years old 
Dates/Times: August 14-18, 9 am - Noon

  • Amazing Athletes is a developmental sports and fitness program that teaches children the basic fundamentals and mechanics of 9 different sports!

  • Each day we introduce a new sport and incorporate obstacle courses, games and activities to promote stretching, muscle tone, hand-eye coordination and gross motor development.

  • The kids have a blast while learning and staying active!



Circus Camp with Sean Fagan 

Ages: 7 - 15 years old (Maximum 40 campers)
Dates/Times: July 17-21 and August 21 - 25, 9 am - 4:30 pm

  • Learn the athleticism and artistry of Circus and Theatre performance
  • Fun, high-energy
  • Olympic Circus theme
  • Develop a sense of confidence and build skills on any level — from process to performance
  • Circus Camp Performance to take place on Friday afternoon
  • Free swim from 3 - 4 pm with JCC staff
  • Pick up by 4:30 pm (unless registered for late care)


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GPS Soccer 

Times/Ages: 9 am - 12 noon or 9 am - 4:30 pm (6 - 15 year olds)
Dates: July 10-14 & July 31-August 4

  • Skills, drills, games
  • Certified Global Premier Soccer coaches
  • Receive GPS soccer t-shirt
  • Half day option (9 am - 12 pm)
  • Full day option (9 am - 4:30 pm)
  • Full day campers have free swim at the JCC in the afternoon
  • Extended care 7:30 - 9 am; 4:30 - 6 pm

Times/Ages: 9:00am- 4:00pm -- Early Drop 8:30am - 4:30pm late pick  up (8-16 year olds)
Dates: June 26-30  & August 21-25

  • The Area’s Top Skills Development Co-Ed Camp!
  • Come learn from some of the top coaches in the area and have fun doing it
  • Basketball Stations will be taught daily to enhance your game
  • Play 3 games per day
  • Skills, drills, fun, and more
  • $25 extra for Subway Lunch during the week
  • Campers will receive a t-shirt, basketball, and report card at the end of the week
  • Award Ceremony each Friday begin at 3:45 pm


Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (6-11 year olds)
Dates: July 3, 5-7 & August 14-18

  • Coding and Gaming! Meet Dash, Dot, and Ozobot
  • Using robots, campers will participate in maze challenges and obstacle courses
  • Educational robots walk students through coding and programming using fun interactive games where campers build and test their skills in math and help them to think further to solve their interactive games
  • Campers will learn how to code their robots to do different commands

Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (11-14 year olds)
Dates: July 10-14

  • Emergency Vet!
  • Lessons will give campers the opportunity to look into the real and exciting field of Veterinary Medicine
  • Campers will meet practitioners in the field, pet groomers, and be involved with several hands-on experiments!
  • Each camper will receive their very own medical kit!
  • Sample topics include Animal Behavior, Cancer Research in animals, Learning Clinical Procedures, Preparation for a Career in Veterinary Medicine, First Aid and Dentistry Care, Diseases and Parasites


Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (6-11 year olds)
Dates: June 26-30

  • Famous Artist!
  • Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse take us on a journey of 2D and 3D Modern Art!
  • Learn to think, sculpt, paint, and draw like the masters
  • Lessons are designed to introduce artists to new mediums and ideas, develop their self-confidence and help them find their own, true artistic voice
  • We'll get messy, as you explore different art mediums: printmaking, acrylics on canvas, bendable sculptures, collage, watercolor and more!

Times/Ages:  Week 2 -  9 am to Noon (6-11 year olds); Week 10 -  1 pm to 4:30 pm (3-5 year olds)
Dates: July 3, 5-7 (Week 2) & August 28-September 1 (Week 10)

  • Mixed Media!
  • Join Kidz Art on a weeklong adventure exploring media arts and a variety of dramatic genres
  • Artists will have an opportunity to experiment and create with fun new mediums both 2D and 3D
  • Work with Fabric, Paint, Metal, Foam, and a variety of other materials
  • Watch your child's inner artist emerge!

Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (6-10 year olds)
Dates: July 31-August 4

  • Out of this World!
  • Join with your friends as we launch into an exciting galaxy of drawings and projects
  • Voyage to realms both real and imagined
  • Touch down on the famous Peaceful Pink and Purple Puppy Planet
  • Design your own planet as you experiment with sculpture, painting, and projects to thrill any outer space explorer
  • When you arrive, receive your Ticket to Outer Space and begin an art journey Out of This World!

Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (11-14 year olds)
Dates: July 31-August 4

  • Advanced Artist!
  • This camp is designed for artists ages 11 and up who have a passion for the arts
  • Perfect for artists who are looking to challenge their skill level and build a personal style
  • Artists will explore different paint mediums, create silk paintings, experiment with mixed media and create 3D projects!

Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (6-11 year olds)
Dates: July 24-July 28

  • NASA/Space Camp!
  • Young astronauts explore the mysteries of the solar system
  • Children will discover how astronauts live and work in space
  • The sun, moons, stars and gravity are only a few of the things that must be dealt with on this Mad Science space mission

Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (6-11 year olds)
Dates: August 7-11

  • CSI!
  • The beginning of the day introduces campers to the notion of observation and its importance as part of the scientific method
  • A mock crime scene is examined, information is presented in many formats, and the challenge is to sort and sift through the data in an effort to solve the "crime"
  • Several forensic techniques are employed toward this effort
  • The end of the day brings a conclusion to the "crime", followed by a recap of the information and methods used to ascertain what actually happened

Times/Ages: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (3-5 year olds)
Dates: July 24-July 28

  • Preschool Multi-Science Fun!
  • Spend the last week of summer camp learning about a day about nature, a day of space, birds and beasts, shutterbugs, and chemistry
  • Each day a different fun and enriching topic for campers!



Times/Ages: 9 am to Noon (6-11 year olds)
Dates: July 24-28

  • Kid Detective CSI!
  • Explore STEM in a whole new way with our Kid Detective CSI program that uses an integrated approach to learn the scientific method, apply critical thinking skills, make observations, analyze facts, and draw conclusions!
  • Campers will learn techniques used by crime scene investigators in daily labs that include fingerprinting, chromatography, chemical analysis, and shoe print impressions, to name a few
  • Tools campers will use include a digital microscope, magnifying glasses, ink pads, and graphite powder
  • Solving mysteries using learned techniques will occur at different points throughout the program
  • Our last class will include a life-size game of CLUE!

Times/Ages: 9 am to Noon (6-11 year olds)
Dates: August 7-11

  • Trash to Treasure Paper Making!
  • Discover the art of making paper beginning with where does paper come from, what is the process the fibers must go through before forming a sheet of paper, and then try your hand at making your own creative papers by creating pulp from recycled sources
  • In this program we make paper by recycling paper around us and incorporating other materials and techniques to make one-of-a-kind papers
  • Using a process, similar to the one used in a paper mill, campers will create their own pulp, form the shape using a variety of deckles, complete the process using wet and dry felts taken from an actual paper machine, and dry the paper using a variety of techniques
  • Some projects include holiday themed designs, shaped paper, comic papers, secret message papers, collage papers, pulp casting, seed and botanicals, and embedded papers using found objects, textiles, fibers, and more
  • Unique, hands-on fun!


Gretta's Music and Movement Creativity Class

Times/Ages:  Week 1 -  9 am to Noon (6-11 year olds); Week 10 -  9 am to Noon (3-5 year olds)
Dates: June 26-30 (Week 1) & August 28-September 1 (Week 10)

  • Movement and Creativity!
  • Dance, Drama, Music, Stories, and Yoga each day
  • Campers will refine their fine and gross motor skills, verbal skills, and emotional intelligence skills through a play-based exploration of movement and the arts
  • Story telling and then acting out the stories afterwards!
  • Instruments, costumes, props, and more!

Afternoon Post Camp at JCC

Ages: 5 - 11 years old
Dates/Times: August 21 - September 1, 12 noon - 4:30 pm, Late Camp (4:30 - 6 pm) available

  • Games
  • Sports
  • Free Play
  • Playground
  • Free swim from 3-4 pm
  • Limited to 25 campers


What to Bring to Camp Each Day:

  • Labeled Water Bottle
  • Bathing Suit and Towel (with child's name labeled) for Full Day Campers only (see above options)
  • Nut Free Lunch (Full Day Campers only) and Morning Snack
  • Water Shoes (Full Day Campers only)
  • Sunscreen
  • Closed Toed Shoes and Socks
  • Light Jacket for Cool Days or Rain

Where do I Drop Off My Child/Where Do I Pick Up:

  • Early Care takes place in the JWV Room from 7:30-9am
  • Regular Drop Off at Pavilion by Back Field between 8:30-8:55am
  • JCC Staff Mark Attendance with Time In
  • Please call Camp Office or email Camp Staff for any absences/late arrivals
  • Parents or Approved Pick Up Person Sign Camper Out with Time indicated
  • Late Care takes place in the JWV Room from 4:30-6pm


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