Dates: June 27-September 2*, 2022 (closed on July 4). *Last day may change pending start date of Albany Schools.
Times: 8am-5:30pm. All children must be dropped off by 9:15am daily. Times for camp subject to change.
Grades: Entering 1st to 6th grade
Camp Shalom 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: 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 daily! Swimming will occur in the morning for 45 minutes per group in our large Outdoor Pool.
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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
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 3-5, please call our JCC Early Childhood at 518-689-0039. Thank you!