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Camp Programs for Teenagers


Teen Camp - click here for the 2017 Camp Brochure!

For more information please contact Drew Katz, or 518-438-6651x113

Ages: Entering 7th - 10th Grades
Dates/Times: June 26 - August 4, 9 am-4:30 pm
Daily bus transportation to and from camp site—drop off and pick up at the Albany JCC
Site Director:
Tony Lintner
Staff: 1 Adult per 12 Teen Campers 
Teen Camp staff are certified in Red Cross CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard Training

  • Boating Instruction for new campers
  • Water Skiing Instruction, Tubing, Kneeboarding, Wakeboarding
  • Archery
  • Beach Games, Free Swim, Recreational Boating (sailing, kayaking, canoeing)
  • Land Sports (Ultimate Frisbee, 4 square, archery, basketball, volleyball, and Maccabi Color Games)
  • Special Day Trips: 2017 trips dates below!
  • Monday and Wednesday - all day boating at area lakes!
  • Fridays at JCC Camp Olam for ropes and swimming!
  • Rainy Day activities include off site excursions to local area

What to Bring to Camp Each Day:

  • Labeled Water Bottle
  • Bathing Suit and Towel (with child's name labeled)
  • Nut Free Lunch and Morning Snack
  • Water Shoes
  • Sunscreen and Bug spray
  • 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 Pool Lobby from 7:30-9am
  • Regular Drop Off in the Pool Lobby 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
  • Buses Leave at 9am
  • Buses Return at 4:30pm near the Front Lawn for Pick Up
  • Parents or Approved Pick Up Person Sign Camper Out with Time indicated
  • Late Care takes place in the Front Lobby from 4:30-6pm


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Teen Trips For 2017:

June 27 - Improv Workshop
June 29 - Howe Caverns
July 6 - 5 Wits
July 11 - Great Escape
July 13 - Bousquet Mountain
July 18-19 - Overnight to JCC Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp
July 20 - Saratoga County Fair
July 25 - Splashdown Beach
July 27 - Mitzvah/Volunteer Day at the Regional Food Bank and Farm
August 1 - Valley Cats Baseball Game
August 3 - Whitewater Tubing
August 6-11 - Capital Region JCC Maccabi Games (for Jewish Teens ages 12-16)

*A trip week cannot be a camper’s first week of camp -- NO EXCEPTIONS.
Registration deadline for all Teen Trips is June 2

Except for Roger’s Rock, regular Base Camp occurs during trip weeks.


Roger’s Rock, Lake George

Ages: Entering 7th - 10th Grades
Dates: August 14 - 18 (5 days/4 nights)

  • End the summer with a blast
  • Limited to 50 campers
  • Hike up a nearby High Peak
  • Apply your boating skills on Lake George
  • Enjoy more time on water skis
  • Share games and stories around the camp fire


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