Metairie Mini Camps

During the school year and before and after JCC Summer Camp, the JCC offers Mini Camps for both our preschool aged children and youth and teens to coincide with holidays and special days off.

Flexible enrollment allows members to sign up by the day or the week.  JCC membership is required to enroll your child in camp. Month to month memberships are available.  Learn more about membership.

Camp hours are 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Before and After Care available.

Looking for camp when your child's school during conference days? Check out our School's Out offerings.

Thanksgiving

TRIP CAMP

Grades: entering K to 5
Be thankful that the JCC has a mini camp Monday - Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Go on trips, play games and sports, make crafts, hang out with friends, and meet some new buddies at the Center. Wear tennis shoes and bring a lunch everyday. 

More information coming soon! 

Winter

PRESCHOOL MINI CAMP

Ages: 3 to 5
Campers will participate in art, sports, games and more. Please bring a nap mat, lunch, and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be potty trained.  

More information coming soon! 

TRIP CAMP  

Grades: K to 5
Campers will go on field trips every morning and spend lunch and the afternoon at the Center. It’s a great opportunity to hang out with friends from camp and meet some new buddies. No camp on December 25 or January 1.

More information coming soon!

Mardi Gras

TRIP CAMP

Grades: K to 5
Looking for something to do now that Mardi Gras is over? Come play at the J! We’re going to have lots of fun playing games and sports, making springtime crafts, hanging out with friends, and meeting new buddies at the Center. Wear tennis shoes and bring a lunch every day.

More information coming soon!

Spring

TRIP CAMP

Grades: K to 5
Campers will go on field trips every morning and spend lunch and the afternoon at the Center. It’s a great opportunity to hang out with friends from camp and meet some new buddies. Wear tennis shoes and bring a lunch every day.  

More information coming soon!

Start of Summer

PRESCHOOL MINI CAMP

Ages: 3 to 5
Campers will participate in art, sports, games, swimming, and more. Please bring a nap mat, lunch, bathing suit, towel, and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be potty trained. Please bring a lunch and wear sneakers.

TRIP CAMP

Grades: Entering K to 5
Enjoy a field trip in the morning and swimming and games in the afternoon. Bring a bagged lunch, swimwear and closed toed shoes so you can take part in all of the fun. No money or electronics, please.

AQUATICS MINI CAMP

Grades: Entering 1 to 6
Work on skills during instructional swim, participate in water activities, and end the day with free swim. Dry land activities are also included. Must be able to swim independently and must be potty trained.

More information coming soon!

End of Summer July 30 - August 10

PRESCHOOL MINI CAMP

Ages: 3 to 5
Campers will participate in art, sports, games, swimming, and more. Please bring a nap mat, lunch, bathing suit, towel, and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be potty trained. Register Now or Download Form

Week 1 | July 30 - August 3
Week 2 | August 6 - August 10
Week 3 | August 13 - August 17

TRIP CAMP

Grades: entering K to 5
Enjoy a field trip in the morning and swimming and games in the afternoon. Bring a bagged lunch, swimwear and closed toed shoes so you can take part in all of the fun. Register Now or Download Form

Week 1 | July 30 - August 3
Monday, July 30 - Luv 2 Play
Tuesday, July 31 - Rock ‘n’ Bowl
Wednesday, August 1 - Louisiana Children’s Museum
Thursday, August 2 - Adventure Quest Laser Tag
Friday, August 3 - Movie Theatre

Week 2 | August 6 - August 10
Monday, August 6 - Chuck E. Cheese’s
Tuesday, August 7 -  BooKoo Bounce
Wednesday, August 8 - Kidsports
Thursday, August 9 - Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery
Friday, August 10 - Movie Theatre

Before & After Care

Begin and end the mini-camp day with extra fun and structured activities.

Early Morning Hours: 7:30 - 9:00 AM

After Care Hours: M-Th 3:00 - 5:30 PM
                                        Fri 3:00 - 5:00 PM (in observance of Shabbat)

 

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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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