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Camp Programs for Teenagers

 

Teen Camp - click here for the 2017 Camp Brochure!

- click link or letter to order 2017 Camp Swag!

For more information please contact Drew Katz, andrewk@albanyjcc.org 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
Description:

  • 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 and Friday - all day boating and fun on a lake!
  • Community Service Day in July
  • Rainy Day activities include off site excursions to local area
    attractions

 

Testimonials:
     "Our daughter spent nearly 5 years in the JCC Early Childhood Center in the infant, toddler, preschool, and other rooms, before moving on to the various children's and teen programs at the JCC. Now as a 9th Grader, she and her cohort of JCC friends have enjoyed many JCC Vacation Camps and  Summer Camps, Kidz Night Out, JCC Teen Camp, and other special programs. During these 14 years of continuous participation in JCC programs, it has been a comfort to know that such quality programming is available in our community. As parents, we are always confident in the high quality programs offered by the quality
staff and leadership of the Youth Programs. Our daughter has always enjoyed the special programming such as Overnight opportunities, Sports challenges, and time to reconnect with old friends. We think she enjoys JCC Teen Camp most of all with the Water Sports and socialization opportunities." - Mark S., JCC Teen Camp Parent

 

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)

*Roger's Rock, Lake George trip week cannot be a camper’s first week of camp -- NO EXCEPTIONS.
Registration deadline for Roger's Rock 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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