Specialty Camps

Chaverim

For Campers K – 9th

All campers are invited to participate in one (or more) of our exciting specialty camps!  With so many choices, we have something for everyone!  Certain camps are only available for specific age groups.

All sports camps will take place in the morning.

All campers need to bring a water bottle, dairy lunch (if not a purchased JCC lunch), swim suit, towel, sunscreen and wear tennis shoes, t-shirt, short/sweats, and socks. Also appropriate equipment where noted in descriptions. Snacks will be provided.

Kick Off Camp

For campers in Kindergarten-8th grade

Start the summer off in a big way! Kids can enjoy a day of fun at the JCC – swimming and gym games. Extended care available 8:00-9:00 am and 3:30-6:00 pm for $10/ hour. Available for all participants.Please send children with a swimsuit, a towel, a dairy lunch, and a drink. Snacks are provided. Don’t forget to dress your child appropriately for the weather because we will spend time outside.

Tennis Camp – June 9th – 13th 

For campers entering kindergarten – 3rd grade

Bexley High School Girl’s Varsity Coach and JCC Tennis Instructor Shelby Cheses will be instructing this camp.  Campers will work on footwork and tennis strokes.   They will work on their skills through fun games and single and double competition.  Every camper will need to bring a racquet and a water bottle.

FIT Camp – June 16th – 20th 

For campers entering 1st through 3rd grade

This camp will concentrate on eating properly, exercising and living a healthy lifestyle.  Activities will include exercise classes, eating chart competition, speakers, education on the food pyramid, health topics and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and fitness challenges.

Acting Performance Camp – June 16th – 27th 

For campers entering 1st through 8th grade

A two week, full day camp – Monday through Friday 9:oo – 3:30!  Campers will spend two weeks working with professional actors from the Columbus Children’s Theater.  They will explore all aspects of creating a first rate-performance including acting, singing, dancing, script writing, set and costume designing and directing.  These skills will culminate in a world premiere of an original variety show performed for the community and all JCC campers.  Performances:  Thursday, June 26th at 7 pm, Friday, June 27th 11 am and 1 pm.

Basketball Camp – June 23rd – 27th

For campers entering Kindergarten-3rd grade

Chris Staten JCC Recreation Supervisor will teach the campers the basic fundamentals of basketball like ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense.  The rims will be lowered for the younger campers and youth size basketballs will be used.  Campers should bring a water bottle.

Columbus Crew Soccer Camp – July 7th – 11th

For Camp Chaverim Campers

Instructors from the Columbus Crew will be leading this camp.  The campers will learn how to dribble, pass, shoot the ball as well as defend.  A variety of skill games and scrimmages will be played.  Each participant needs to bring a water bottle and shin guards.  Kosher snacks will be provided and everyone should bring a water bottle.

Campers in the Kitchen with Chef Jeff – July 21st – 25th

For campers entering Kindergarten-3rd grade

ALL NEW RECIPES! Calling all future chefs! Campers will cook a variety of Kosher meals, snacks and desserts, plus learn kitchen and cooking safety and the FUNdamentals of cooking! At the end of the week parents are invited to a lunch prepared by the Campers in the Kitchen participants! All chefs receive a cookbook and apron.

Lego Camp – July 14th – 18th 

For campers entering Kindergarten-3rd grade

With the use of LEGO, this exciting camp will inspire campers imaginations as they build with some of the most fascinating LEGO Amusement Park components ever created.  Campers will have the opportunities to construct and play with their own inspired creations. Lego Camp is brought to us by Bricks for Kidz.

Flag Football Camp – July 16th – 20th

For campers entering Kindergarten-3rd grade

Chris Staten, JCC Recreation Supervisor will be instructing this camp.  Campers will learn the proper techniques of throwing, and catching, and running with the football.  A variety of fun skill games and scrimmages will be played.  Campers should bring a water bottle.

All Sports Camp – July 21st – 25th

For campers entering K-3rd grade

Chris Staten, JCC Recreation Supervisor will be instructing this camp.  Campers will learn the proper techniques and skills while practicing a variety of several different sports.  Campers should bring a water bottle.

Floor Hockey – July 27th – August 1st 

For K- 3rd graders

Come and learn the fundamentals and skills of a fun and exciting sport with Chris Staten.

 

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About the JCC

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 8 am - 7 pm

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