Summer Day Camp




JUNE 4 - JULY 27, 2018

Uptown is full. Minimal spots available in Metairie.


Mark your calendar for the JCC 2018 Summer Day Camp! Located at both the Uptown and Metairie campuses, the JCC Summer Day Camp has enriched the lives of children for decades. Experienced staff know how to make the most of the “off-season” in New Orleans, tailoring programs to match the changing needs of children — from toddlers to preteens, the JCC packs summer days with sports, art, drama, music, Israeli Culture, and swim instruction and field trips — and offers flexible options so that camp fun can fit with family schedules. Early morning and afternoon care is also available for campers.

For over 50 years the New Orleans Jewish Community Center has provided a superior quality day camping experience for children of all ages. From swimming and sports to music, drama and art, the JCC Summer Camp Staff will ensure that your child has endless opportunities to explore his or her interests, discover new ones, and develop meaningful friendships in a Jewish environment.

Choosing the JCC Summer Day Camp is an important investment in the social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth of your child. We look forward to sharing the summertime with you and your family. We welcome you to make memories with the JCC Summer Day Camps!


The JCC Summer Day Camp Directors and Staff


For information, please contact:

Uptown Camp Director, Carolyn Shillinglaw, at 897.0143 or

Uptown Assistant Camp Director, Neal Alsop, at 897.0143 or

Metairie Camp Director, Jessica Klein Sintes, at 887.5158 or

Metairie Assistant Camp Director, Terrance Perkins, at 887.5158 or

Early Childhood Camp Director, Eli Woods, at 897.0143 or

Early Childhood Assistant Director, Marciann Marks, at 897.0143 or

Uptown Children's Program Manager, Brigid MacArthur-Thompson, at 897.0143 or

Uptown Aquatics Director, Kathleen Kennair, at 897.0143 or




National Coloring Book Day

We love to celebrate here at the JCC, and we also look for any opportunity to be creative. Join us for a coloring break in The Nosh of the Uptown JCC for National Coloring Book Day on August 2. We’ll have a table with crayons and JCC-themed coloring sheets. Can’t make it to the JCC? Download and print our coloring sheets. We’d love to see your artwork, so be sure to tag us and use hashtag #nojcc on social media!


Finding Your Fit Foods

Creating a lifestyle, rather than a diet, will give you the flexibility to make healthy choices while still enjoying what you eat. Sometimes the hardest part about eating healthfully is simply knowing what will taste good without packing on the pounds. Check out some of the healthy recipes recommended by Metairie Wellness Director Alexis Boudreau to get started and get cooking!


Alon Shaya Lead 2018 Kindness March

New Orleans JCC campers kicked off summer 2018 by spreading kindness at the second annual Kindness March, held June 7 at the Uptown JCC. Famed chef Alon Shaya and his wife Emily, along with the New Creations Brass Band, led the march around the JCC’s historic building on St. Charles Avenue.


JCC Dedicates New Expansion

It was "A Sweet Celebration in Song" on May 24 as the JCC dedicated its new $9 million dollar expansion.  Featuring a performance by Azi Schwartz, the internationally recognized cantor from the Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City, the event brought the community together to celebrate the new addition to the Uptown JCC and recognized and honored the lead donors who made the expansion possible. 


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