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Dates: June 28-September 1, 2021 (closed on July 5)

Times:  8am-5:30pm.  All children must be dropped off by 9am daily.  Times for camp subject to change.

Grades: Entering 1st to 6th grade

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

2021  Camp Shalom Theme Calendar, click here! (PDF)

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: 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 (1st - 6th graders)
  • Daily health screenings for staff and children
  • Children are assigned to a room/pod with their own schedule, activities and two NYS OCFS cleared/trained staff members.  
  • Children 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. 
  • Children need to bring a mask, 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.
  • Swimming lessons will be allowed for summer 2021! Swimming will occur in the morning for 45 minutes per group in our large Outdoor Pool. 


 ⇓ Check out the new Challenge Course  



Weeks 1, 3-9: $325/$290 JCC Members

Week 2: $260/$232 JCC Members

Week 10: $200/$175 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!


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

  • 8am-9am - Drop off, Free Play
  • 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 - Playground, Sports, Art,  Nature, Ropes, Counselor Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 1:45pm-2:30pm - Playground, Sports, Art, Nature, Ropes, Counselor Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 2:30pm-3pm - Snack
  • 3pm-3:45pm - Playground, Sports, Art, Nature, Ropes, Counselor Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 3:45pm-4:30pm - Playground, Sports, Art, Nature, Ropes, Counselor Planned Activities (groups rotate)
  • 4:30pm-5:30pm - Cleanup, Pick Up

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!


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