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Teen Camp at the JCC



June 28, 2021 to September 1, 2021 (Closed on July 5)

Times: 8am-5:30pm

Grades: Entering 7th-10th Grades

Teen Camp takes place at the Albany JCC, 340 Whitehall Rd.

Our summer camp program follows the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), New York State Department of Health (DOH) and New York State Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS).

Activities: Sports, Art, Archery, Nature, Ropes Course, Free Swim

  • Curbside drop off and pick up only at the Senior Center exit door (behind the Gymnasium outdoor steps)
  • Daily health screenings for staff and teens
  • Teens are assigned to a room/pod with their own schedule, activities and two NYS OCFS cleared/trained staff members.  
  • Teens and staff are required to wash their hands on arrival and before/after snacks and meals.  
  • Two nut-free and kosher snacks provided each day. 
  • Teens need to bring a mask, nut-free and cold lunch, bathing suit, towel, water bottle, change of clothes, sneakers, sunscreen and hat - all labeled with the teen's name.
  • Free swim will occur in the morning in our large Outdoor Pool. If your teen requires swim lessons, please contact the Camp Office. 
  • Cell Phones for Teens are not allowed out during the day.

 Check out the new Challenge Course 


Sample Schedule (subject to change; in case of rain we have the Gym and Auditorium available):

  • 8am-8:30am - Morning Drop Off at the Senior Center Door
  • 8:30am-9:30am - Games in Senior Center; Specialty Camp Add On Program begins (see options below)
  • 9:30am-9:45am - All Camp Flagpole
  • 9:45am-10:30am - Free Choice Period 1 (Sports, Art, Archery, Nature, Games, Low Ropes for example)
  • 10:30am-11:15am - Free Choice Period 2
  • 11:15am-12:00pm - Free Swim in the Outdoor Pool
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm - Lunch Period at the Pavilion or Senior Center
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm - High Rope Elements Period
  • 1:45pm-2:30pm - Free Choice Period 3
  • 2:30pm-3:00pm - Snack Break
  • 3:00pm-3:45pm - Free Choice Period 4
  • 3:45pm-4:30pm  - Free Choice Period 5
  • 4:30pm-5:15pm - Free Choice Period 6
  • 5:15pm-5:30pm - Clean Up and Pick Up


Weeks 1, 3-8: $325/$290 JCC Members

Week 2: $260/$232 JCC Members

Sibling Discount: 10% sibling discount for 2nd, 3rd, 4th child

Refer a Camper Discount: Any JCC Camp family that refers a brand new JCC camper will receive $25 off one week or $60 off for one week for multiple campers that sign up for 2021 JCC Camps!

Specialty Camp Add-On Options:

Week 1: Mad Science Advanced Robotics 

Design, build, and program state of the art robotics!

Week 2: Club Scientific Emergency Vet Tech

Learn about veterinary medicine.

Week 5: Kidz Art Advanced Academy

Drawing, painting, cartooning, and more skill building!

Week 6: American Red Cross Babysitting Course with CPR & First Aid

Teens will gain knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care to infants to school age children. Course is 9.5 hours spread over two full days. Dates during the week - TBA. Teens must be present both days in order to receive credit for course. Certificate upon completion of course. 


Week 8: Challenger Soccer

Learn more advanced soccer skills from British Coaches!




Weeks 9: CR Basketball Boot Camp

Learn basics and advanced basketball skills and drills from Coach Jahmel Samuels.

Week 10: CR Basketball Boot Camp

Learn basics and advanced basketball skills and drills from Coach Jahmel Samuels.


Weeks 1-8:  $195/$165 JCC Members 

Week 9: $390/$325 JCC Members 

Week 10: $240/$200 JCC Members 


Weeks 1-8: 9am-Noon; Red Cross Course is two full days

Weeks 9 & 10: 9am-5pm


2021 Camp Forms

Download the Camp Registration Terms and Conditions - please read before you register!

Download the 2021 Camp Registration Form - please fully complete both pages and select a payment plan!

Download the 2021 Summer Camp Parent Handbook - all forms must be fully completed before your child's first day of camp!

To inquire about our amazing Summer Programs, please email or call 518-438-6651 x113 or Miriam Shor at or 518-438-6651 x108. For any inquiries about JCC Pre-School Summer offerings for ages 3-5, please call our JCC Early Childhood at 518-689-0039. Thank you!