Camp Hoover

For campers entering 4th-8th grades


New This Year!

7th and 8th grade campers (Bogrim) have the option of Bogrim Plus, a two-night travel experience occurring four times throughout the summer. Trips include Cedar Point/Stone Labs, Camp Livingston/Kings Island, and the annual Bogrim White Water Rafting trip at ACE Resort. Bogrim will also be hosting the first annual OK CUP, a regional competition between Louisville, Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus.

Fun Facts about Camp Hoover

  • Camp Hoover is located on a 28-acre rustic woodland bordering Hoover Reservoir (4290 E. Walnut St. Westerville 43081). Camp Hoover boasts beautiful woods, a boat dock, a high ropes course, zip line, a swimming pool, a pavilion, a basketball court, bike trails, athletic fields, an archery range, and an art area.
  • Camp Hoover offers adventure-based programming with an emphasis on Jewish values.
  • Each Friday campers participate in Shabbat activities.
  • Every Wednesday is cook out lunch day where campers make their own lunch.
  • All campers have the opportunity to extend the camp fun into the night with overnights planned throughout the summer.

A Typical Day at Camp Hoover

  • Includes opening, chugims, kosher snacks, bunk time, lunch, free swim, specialties, afternoon snack and closing.
  • Activities include: High ropes course, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, archery, hiking, sports, gardening, cooking, swimming, wilderness skills, arts and crafts, music, gaga (Israeli dodge ball), and much more!
  • Specialties include Judaics, Nature, Sports, Art and Israeli Culture.

Check out our other Camp Hoover videos:

Do Something New – RC

Do Something New – CW

Try Something New – RC

Parent Manual

Parent Packs contain all the forms and information you will need for this year’s summer camp session.

Download the 2015 Parent Pack


Camp Hoover camp calendar for download.

2015 Calendar


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The JCC is a place that nurtures a passion for Jewish learning and living. Through its programs and services, the JCC provides an inviting Jewish Neighborhood and comfortable place to thrive. Hours: M-Th 5:30 am - 10 pm; Fri 5:30 am - 6 pm; Sat 1:30 - 6 pm; Sun 7 am - 7 pm

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