Uptown Mini Camps


UPTOWN MINI CAMPS


During the school year, the JCC schedules Mini Camps to coincide with holidays and special days off. Offering full days of supervised activities — from sports and games to cultural excursions, flexible enrollment allows members to sign up by the day, the week, or for an entire program. JCC membership is required.

Before and After Care are available for all mini camps. 
Details are listed at the bottom of this page.

SPRING BREAK MINI CAMP
School’s Out...but the JCC is IN! When school has a vacation or conference day, come spend time with the J. Activities vary from sports to art and provide a fun safe environment for the day. Spend time with old friends and meet new friends from other schools. Bring a bag lunch each day. A minimum enrollment of 10 campers is required.

April 17 - Sugar Roots Farm
April 18 - Play at the J

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: K - 5
$45 per day members / $55 per day non-members

Download registration form.

START OF SUMMER MINI CAMPS

TRIP CAMP
Kick off summer at JCC Trip Camp! Campers will go on field trips every morning then spend the afternoons swimming and playing at the JCC. It’s a great opportunity to hang out with friends from camp and meet some new buddies. Wear tennis shoes and bring lunch every day. No camp on May 31.

May 22 - June 2
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grades: Entering K - 5
$45 per day members / $215 for any 5 days

Week 1 | May 22 - 26
Monday, May 22        Longue Vue Gardens
Tuesday, May 23       Audubon Insectarium
Wednesday, May 24  City Putt
Thursday, May 25     Adventure Quest Laser Tag
Friday, May 26         Prytania Theatre

Week 2 | May 29 - June 2
Monday, May 29        Paint and Jrink
Tuesday, May 30       BooKoo Bounce
Wednesday, May 31  NO CAMP (Shavuot)
Thursday, June 1      Elmwood Kidsports
Friday, June 2          Prytania Theatre

Download registration form. 

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMP (Ages 1 and 2)
Have fun participating in art, water play, and a variety of activities. Bring your child to camp with sunscreen already applied. Also, bring a bathing suit, towel, swim diapers and lunch every day. No camp on May 31.

Open only to 2016-2017 JCC Nursery School students
May 29 - June 2
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
$45 per day

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMP (Ages 3 to 5)
Campers will engage in a variety of play and water activities. Please bring your child to camp in his or her bathing suit with sunscreen already applied. Also, bring a towel, rest mat and lunch every day. No camp on May 31.

Open only to 2016-2017 JCC Nursery School students
May 29 - June 2
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
$45 per day

Download registration form. 

END OF SUMMER MINI CAMPS

BRICKS 4 KIDZ® CAMP
What can you build with LEGO®? In this new mini camp, let your imagination run wild. Create towers, robots, cars; the options are endless. Build in the morning and play with all your JCC friends in the afternoon.

July 31 - August 4
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grades: Entering K - 5
$55 per day / $265 per week

Download registration form.

CRAZY CHARACTER CREATORS CAMP
Do you like to laugh? Do you like to make other people laugh? All week long we’ll cook up hilarious characters and silly circumstances, all for the laughs! We’ll learn and practice improv games to boost our brain’s creative capacity, then build our characters from the ground up, specially designed to maximize the funny.

July 31 - August 4
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grades: Entering 3 - 5
$55 per day / $265 per week

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LEARN TO DRAW CAMP
Love to draw? Think you’re no good at it? Young Rembrandts will draw out the best in every child! Learn how to draw step by step and create beautiful masterpieces. Young Rembrandts offers children a chance to develop skills, confidence, and knowledge. Draw in the morning and play in the afternoon. Minimum enrollment required.

July 31 - August 4
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grades: Entering K - 5
$55 per day / $265 per week

Download registration form.

AQUATICS CAMP
Work on skills during instructional swim, participate in water activities and end the day with free swim. Dry land activities are also included. Participants must be potty trained and be able to swim independently. Campers must have passed the swim test and earned their green band to enroll. Bring a swim suit, towel, sun tan lotion and a lunch daily.

July 31 - August 4
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: Entering 1 - 6
$45 per day / $215 per week

Download registration form.

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMP (Ages 1 and 2)
Have fun participating in art, water play, and a variety of activities. Bring your child to camp with sunscreen already applied. Also, bring a bathing suit, towel, swim diapers and lunch every day.

Open only to 2016-2017 JCC Nursery School Students and 2017 Summer Campers
July 31 - August 11
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
$45 per day / $215 per week

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMP (Ages 3 to 5)
Campers will engage in a variety of play and water activities. Please bring your child to camp in his or her bathing suit with sunscreen already applied. Also, bring a towel, rest mat and lunch every day.

Open only to 2016-2017 JCC Nursery School Students and 2017 Summer Campers
July 31 - August 11
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
$45 per day / $215 per week

Download registration form.

TRIP CAMP
The summer isn’t over yet. Come play at the J! We’re going to have lots of fun playing games and sports, hanging out with friends, and meeting new buddies at the Center. Wear tennis shoes and bring lunch every day.

August 7 - August 11
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grades: Entering K - 5
$45 per day / $215 per week

Monday, August 7           Adventure Quest Laser Tag
Tuesday, August 8          Louisiana Children’s Museum
Wednesday, August 9     Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Thursday, August 10       Rock ‘N’ Bowl
Friday, August 11           Prytania Theatre

Download registration form.


MINI CAMP BEFORE and AFTER CARE
Enrollment in extended care is required for campers who arrive before 9:00 AM and/or are picked up after 3:00 PM. After Care ends at 5:00 PM on Fridays in observance of Shabbat.

BEFORE CARE  7:30 - 9:00 AM / $8 day
AFTER CARE  3:00 - 5:30 PM (5:00 PM on Fridays) / $14 day

For information, please contact:

Uptown Camp Director, Carolyn Shillinglaw, at 504.897.0143 or campcarolyn@nojcc.org

Metairie Camp Director, Josh Toups, at 504.887.5158 or josh@nojcc.org

Metairie Camp Assistant Director, Terrance Perkins, at 504.887.5158 or terrance@nojcc.org