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K-6th Grade Vacation Camp*

Enjoy fun projects, sports, games, guest entertainers and more!!

  • Open to  JCC Members, JCC ASH/Montessori/HACD Students, and JCC Campers in Kindergarten to 6th Grade.   DSS subsidy accepted for this program. Dates and forms below.
  • Times: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm in the JWV Room and Afterschool Lobby
  • Sample Schedule: Arrival, Games, Snack, Special Activities, Gym or Outside Time, Lunch, Gym or Outside Time, Snack, Games, and Pick Up.
  • Campers need a nut-free cold lunch, sneakers, weather appropriate clothing, and a mask daily.  
  • Two Kosher & Nut Free Snacks Provided, morning and afternoon. During Passover/April Break, we only provide Kosher for Passover snacks.

Circus Camp* 

Enjoy a fun week of Circus acrobatics, juggling, gymnastics, clowning around, and more with Sean-O of Circus Theatricks! Fun show put on by the campers for families each Friday of the camp week at 2:00pm in our JCC Auditorium (done via Virtual link for now). Limit of 15 campers.

  • Offered by Circus Theatricks during December (27-31), February (21-25) and April (18-22) breaks (5 day program).
  • Open to campers 8 to 13 years of age. 
  • Times: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; includes before and after care (8am-6pm)






PADI Seal Team Scuba Camp* - currently on hold

Come try out our coolest Vacation Camp and latest sports craze by joining the PADI Seal Team! We’ll be doing 5 AquaMisssions, designed to teach young divers, ages 8 -15, the basics of diving. AquaMissions are underwater pool adventures and include AquaMission: Snapshot Specialist, where young divers take pictures of each other diving underwater, and AquaMission: Night Specialist, where they’re diving in the dark with flashlights!

  • Offered by Doc Scuba during February and April breaks (5 day program) 
  • Open to campers 8 to 15 years of age. No prior experience needed.  
  • Campers need to bring a swimsuit and towel. 
  • All campers must be at least 8 years of age at the time of the program and have a completed waiver form.  Please email for the waiver. 

*For Siblings or 5 Day Kaleidoscope Afterschool Children, please contact Andrew Katz by phone or email below to receive discount. Only hyperlinked dates with a PDF form below are available to register.



(based on the Albany School District Calendar.  The Albany JCC is closed on major Jewish holidays) 

  • October 11 (Columbus Day)
  • November 11, 24 (Veterans Day, Pre-Thanksgiving Conference Day) 
  • December 23-24, 27-31 (December Break; and Circus Camp Dec 27-31)
  • January 17 (MLK Day) 
  • February 21-25 (K-6th Grade February Break ; and Circus Camp!) - click specific option link to download form
  • March 11 (Albany Schools PD Day)  - click  date link to download form
  • April 18-22 (April Break and Circus Camp!); April 15 (if unused Albany Schools Snow Days)
  • May  3 (Eid al-Fitr), 17 (Albany Schools PD Day); May 27, 31 (if unused Albany Schools Snow Days)
  • June 20 (Juneteenth Observance)

 **Additional NYS and JCC Forms required at the time of registration. Forms will be emailed or mailed upon request.

If you would like more information about our program, or would like a tour, please call: Andrew Katz, Youth Director, at 518-438-6651 ext. 113.  You can also email him at .