For campers entering 4th-8th grades
Fun Facts about Camp Hoover …
- Camp Hoover is located on a 28-acre rustic woodland bordering Hoover Reservoir. Camp Hoover boasts beautiful woods, a boat dock, a high ropes course, 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 a different themed day. Campers dress for the theme and participate in special afternoon activities.
- All campers have the opportunity to extend the camp fun late into the night with unit late nights and overnights.
- Campers participate in field trips.
- Free transportation is offered to all to and from camp.
What’s New for 2013?
- Beginning this summer, in our continuous effort to provide the best possible care to our campers and staff, JCC Summer Camp is partnering with CampDoc.com.CampDoc.com is an electronic health record system for camps, and will help us consolidate and integrate camper health information into a centralized and secure location. Their system will give our camp nurse instant access to camper health information, a key component in providing quality patient care. Please visit www.campdoc.com to fill out your form. This form is required by American Camping Association and each camper in Chaverim, Arye and Hoover must complete this form before the start of camp.
- Mark Moscardino will be returning for his third summer as Camp Hoover Director and Hannah Sabel will be joining us this year as the Hoover Assistant Director.
- Its back with a twist…Bogrim Adventures (7th & 8th grade). Campers will travel for four days, experiencing White Water Rafting, Ace Lake (a lake filled with lake inflatables), and Kennywood Amusement park. Campers will explore actual camp life by pitching tents, cooking food over a fire and sleeping at camp sites. Kings Island and an overnight at the JCC in Cincinnati. Spend the day at Kings Island then overnight at the JCC in Cincinnati where campers will meet other campers. Sailing at Camp…Want to learn a new skill and learn how to sail? During the week of July 8-12 campers will develop the skills and confidence necessary to enjoy the sport of sailing. 3rd-6th graders will have the opportunity to spend two days and two nights and two wonderful residential camps – Camp Emma Kauffman – July 1st-3rd and Camp Livingston – July 24th-26th.
- It’s Back …Circus Camp Returns! Circus of the Kids is coming back to the JCC Summer Camps. June 17th -21st. 1st grade and up can join in this unique opportunity which empowers kids to believe in themselves. Its an opportunity for young people to: Build self confidence, self esteem and pride; Develop life-long friendships from an experience focused on trust, team work and challenges; Show strength and courage by brilliantly performing breathtaking routines for hundreds of spectators; Astound family and friends by displaying stunts usually performed by professionals.
A Typical Day at Camp
A typical day at Camp Hoover includes:
- A typical day at Camp Hoover includes opening, chugims, kosher snacks, bunk time, lunch, free swim, specialties, afternoon snack and closing.
- Campers sign choose chugims every two weeks. Some chugims will include: high ropes course, boating, sand volleyball, archery, nature hikes, outdoor survival training, and drama.
- Specialties rotate each day and include Judaics, Nature, Sports, Art and Israeli Culture.
Parent Packs contain all the forms and information you will need for this year’s summer camp session.
Camp Hoover camp calendar for download.