Camp Parents' Corner

General Information

Camp Forms

Our required camp forms are now online and available for your review and completion on the "Forms Dashboard" in your CampMinder account. To access your account, click here.

Download and have your child's physician complete the Physician's Exam form.

Complete the following forms online:

  • Get to Know Your Camper
  • Health History
  • Authorized Grown-Ups
  • Additional Services  (to purchase lunch, pizza Fridays, challah, juice boxes, or group photos)
  • Summer Menu (complete AFTER the Additional Services form to make lunch selections)
  • Clubs (Metairie only)

Lunches

We are pleased to partner with two outstanding local organizations for camp lunches.  Uptown partners with Liberty's Kitchen, which provides healthy, nutritious school lunches to thousands of New Orleans students each year.  In Metairie, we work with Casablanca.

Insurance

A $10 insurance fee is required for ALL campers.

Camp T-shirts

All campers will receive one complimentary t-shirt. Camp t-shirts must be worn on all field trips. Additional t-shirts may be purchased for $10, while supplies last.

Camp Swim Program
The primary goal of the JCC Summer Aquatics Program is to teach water safety skills and basic strokes to all campers while maintaining small group lessons. JCC instructors follow all American Red Cross Swim Instruction guidelines and lesson plans. Updates of your camper’s aquatics progress will be sent home bi-weekly.

Uptown | View your camper's swim progress. Contact Kathleen Kennair or Marianne Doyle with questions.

Metairie | Check your email for updates bi-weekly.  Contact PJ Jones with questions.

Financial Assistance

The New Orleans JCC maintains a policy of fee adjustment on an individual need basis. Limited funds are available for the purpose of providing financial assistance. To apply for a fee adjustment, please contact Rachel Ruth (Uptown) Wendy Goldberg (Metairie). 


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