Specialty Camps


For Campers K – 8th

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 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.

Camp Kick Off Week – June 1st – 5th. Download the flyer or click here to register online.

Theatre Camp with Columbus Children’s TheatreCCT Logo2

101 Dalmatians Kids
June 8 - 26 – Full Day Camp
1st – 8th grade

Calling all aspiring young actors! This popular camp will teach students what it takes to become an actor. Learn basic theatre terminology, what goes into a production, how to build a scene and a character, and how to conquer stage fright. Students will also learn about the audition process and how they can do their best at their next audition.  Campers will be performing three live performances.

Tennis Camp with Shelby Cheses

June 15-19 – Morning Camp
For campers entering kindergarten – 3rd grade

Whether you’re a beginning, an intermediate or an advanced player, this tennis camp will improve your game and skills.  Players will focus stroke techniques, volley, serves, grips and footwork.  Every camper will need to bring a racquet and a water bottle.

Basketball Camp with SkyhawksSHawksLogo_orgs

June 22 – 26 – Morning Camp
K- 3rd Grade

Using our professional curriculum and focusing on the whole player, we teach your child the skills they need for both on and off the court to be a better athlete. Our sport specific staff will focus on respect, teamwork and responsibility as they will start each day with a ‘skill of the day’ and progress in to drills and games making an unforgettable camp experience for your young athlete. After a week of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding you will see why this is one of our most popular programs.

Columbus Crew Soccer Camp Columbus Crew

July 6- 10 – Morning Camp
K- 3rd Grade

A Columbus Crew Camp will focus on player development through a core foundation of soccer skills and a challenging and fun learning environment. Through maximum touches on the ball, professional instruction, challenging new exercises and competitive small games – we will help each player in their individual development. A wide range of technical training will be included such as dribbling, passing, controlling and finishing.

The camp will serve players of all skill levels from beginners to advance. Through a specially designed curriculum, our coaches will apply the training and exercises to meet the needs of each individual player’s skill level. Our positive and enthusiastic approach to instruction in a creative environment will be established for each player to achieve a high level of learning.

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity and a chance to be a part of our family. Each camper is sure to walk away with a positive experience and high quality training from the only professional soccer club in the region.

Amazing Adventures brought to you by Little ScholarsLittle Scholars

July 13 – 17 – Afternoon Camp
K – 3rd Grade

What do pirate flags, scavenger hunts, and marble races have in common? It’s all a part of our Amazing Adventures class!  Students will be taken on adventures each class session–ranging from mysteries, to pirate adventures, to minute-to-win it competitions. Don’t miss out on our daily challenges!  Not only will you have an amazing time, but you will sharpen your reasoning skills, increase processing speed, and broaden your creative mind.

Flag Football with Skyhawks SHawksLogo_orgs

July 13 – 17 – Morning Camp
K- 3rd Grade

Skyhawks flag football is the perfect program for your young athletes who want a complete introduction to America’s Game or for those who simply want to brush up on their skills in preparation for league play. Through our ‘skill of the day’ campers will learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching, and de-flagging or defensive positioning – all presented in a fun & positive environment.

Wood Creations brought to you by Little ScholarsLittle Scholars

July 20 – 24 – Afternoon Camp
K-3rd Grade

Bang, Bang, Sand, Sand…keep your hands and minds building with wood creations!
We will build and design mini tree houses, totem poles, robots, cars and many more fantastic wood creations by hammering, sanding, gluing, and painting our own wood masterpieces. (Tools used in the class are hammers, sandpaper and nails).

All Sports Camp with SkyhawksSHawksLogo_orgs

July 20 – 24 – Morning Camp
K-3rd Grade

Skyhawks all sports is the perfect program for any athlete who wants to learn the skills of several different sports.  Our sport specific staff will focus on respect, teamwork and responsibility as they will start each day with a ‘skill of the day’ and progress in to drills and games making an unforgettable camp experience for your young athlete.

Cooking Camp

July 27 – 31 – Morning Camp
K – 3rd Grade

Are your children always “helping” in the kitchen, asking to bake cookies or a cake? Do they ask you how to cook?

Roll up your sleeves, feel the dough between your fingers and get ready to slice and dice at Cooking Camp! Whether your child is interested in becoming a head chef, a baker or wants to learn the ins and outs of cooking then Cooking Camp is a wonderful opportunity to expose your child to new foods that encourage them to expand their culinary palates and can serve as an ideal entree to culinary pursuits!

BUILDERS brought to you by Little ScholarsLittle Scholars

K- 3rd Grade
July 27 – August 1 – Afternoon Camp

Calling all inventors, creators, builders and designers! Come build some awesome creations with us! We will create our own designs and make structures using Legos, recyclable materials and many other interesting items such as candy, paper bags and marshmallows. Skills necessary… none! Skills gained: communication, problem solving, reasoning, developing creativity, and team work.

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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 7 am - 7 pm

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