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June 27, 2022 to August 19, 2022 (Closed on July 4)

Times: 8am-5:30pm

Grades: Entering 7th-10th Grades

Teen Camp program held at JCC, 340 Whitehall Rd. (M-F)

REGISTRATION FORM - Click to download PDF

2022 SUMMER CAMPS PARENT HANDBOOK  - Click to download PDF

RATES: 

Weekly Rates: Week 1, 3-8 = $345/$310 JCC Members; Week 2 (4 days) = $280/$250 JCC Members 

Red Cross Babysitting with CPR/1st Aid Add On = $200/$175 JCC Members. Dates: July 27-28 from 9am-3:15pm or August 2-3 from 9am-3:15pm. Teens must attend both days in order to receive a certificate. 


 

 Activities while Teens are at the JCC: field games, swimming, art, science, cooking and special theme days/weeks!!!

  • Curbside drop off and pick up only at the Shalom Door or Old Main Entrance
  • 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 (optional), nut-free and cold lunch, bathing suit, towel, swim vest if needed, water bottle, change of clothes, sneakers, sunscreen and hat - all labeled with the child's name.
  • 9th and 10th graders will be able to become a Counselor in Training one to two times per week with our Camp Shalom groups based on interest.
  • Free Swim will occur in the morning for 45 minutes in our large Outdoor Pool. If teens need swim lessons, our Aquatics Director will assess on their 1st day.

Sample Schedule when Teens are at JCC:

  • 8am-9am - Drop off, Games
  • 9am-9:30am - Snack
  • 9:30am-9:45am - Flagpole
  • 9:45am-10:30am - Sports, Swim, Art,  Nature, Ropes (groups rotate)
  • 10:30am-11:15am - Sports, Swim , Art, Nature, Ropes (groups rotate)
  • 11:15am-Noon - Sports, Swim, Art, Nature, Ropes (groups rotate)
  • 12pm-1pm - Lunch Period
  • 1pm-1:45pm -  Sports, Art,  Nature, Ropes, Counselor/Teen Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 1:45pm-2:30pm - Sports, Art, Nature, Ropes, Counselor/Teen Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 2:30pm-3pm - Snack
  • 3pm-3:45pm - Sports, Art, Nature, Ropes, Counselor/Teen Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 3:45pm-4:30pm - Sports, Art, Nature, Ropes, Counselor/Teen Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 4:30pm-5:30pm - Cleanup, Pick Up

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).



 

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To inquire about our amazing Summer Programs, please email AndrewK@albanyjcc.org or call 518-438-6651 x113 or Miriam Shor at  MiriamS@albanyjcc.org or 518-438-6651 x108. For any inquiries about JCC Pre-School Summer offerings for ages 4-5, please call our JCC Early Childhood at 518-689-0039. Thank you!