General Day Camp


 Upper Camp

JUNE 4 - JULY 27, 2018 
Camp is full Uptown. Minimal spots available in Metairie.

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Campers swim and splash in the outdoor pool, enjoy sports, drama, music, art, and celebrate Shabbat with song and dance. Color wars, field trips, themes-of-the-week and extra special performances also contribute to a memorable summer at the JCC. Offered at both the Uptown and Metairie locations.

Maccabee = "Hammer"
[mack-uh-bee]

Grades: Entering Kindergarten and First Grade
Location: Uptown and Metairie
Maccabee campers participate in the full scope of JCC Day Camp activities, including field trips. American Red Cross instructional swim lessons, along with sports, music, arts and crafts, and drama are just a few of the exciting activities awaiting your child.

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Sabra = "Israeli Native"
[sah-bruh]

Grades:  Entering 2 and 3
Location: Uptown and Metairie
In addition to the regular camp schedule and American Red Cross swim lessons, Sabra campers have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of daily electives such as dance, cooking, dodgeball and more. Weekly field trips and a fun filled overnight at the JCC ensure your Sabra camper will make memories every day.

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Zion = "Community"
[Zie-on]

Grades: Entering 4 and 5
Location: Available in Metairie; full Uptown
Zion campers serve as role models for the younger campers as well as their peers. American Red Cross swimming, sports, games, art and drama set the stage for a magnificent summer of excitement and adventure. Weekly field trips enhance the camp experience. In addition, Zion campers enjoy an overnight and a special field trip to Blue Bayou Water Park.

Before and After Care options available - click for details

 

For information, please contact:

Uptown Camp Director, Carolyn Shillinglaw, at 897.0143 or campcarolyn@nojcc.org

Uptown Assistant Camp Director, Neal Alsop, at 897.0143 or neal@nojcc.org

Uptown Children's Program Manager, Brigid MacArthur-Thompson, at 897.0143 or brigid@nojcc.org

Metairie Camp Director, Jessica Klein Sintes, at 887.5158 or jessica@nojcc.org

Metairie Assistant Camp Director, Terrance Perkins, at 887.5158 or terrance@nojcc.org

 
EVENTS
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FITNESS CLASSES

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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