The JCC’s Early Childhood Lower Camp - directed by early childhood educators - is designed to enhance the preschool experience for your young child. Led by our professional Nursery School staff, Uptown campers who currently attend the JCC Nursery School will benefit from continuity of care, enjoying summer in a familiar environment. In Metairie, the JCC works closely with our partners at the Jewish Day School to provide a seamless transition from a school setting to summer fun. For JCC newcomers, camp is a chance to experience the diversity of our membership and to learn, play, and grow with the loving support given by our staff. Youngsters have fun while building the social and emotional foundations needed for future success as they grow. Activities include swimming and water play, music, art, sports, and more!
Camp hours are 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Monday - Friday. JCC membership is required to enroll in Summer Camp.
For more information about pricing and registration, visit NOJCC.org/camp.
K'ton ton ages 21 - 36 months (Uptown only)
K'ton ton [Kuh-tahn-tahn] = "Little Ones"
K'ton ton offers a loving experience for your first-time camper. Your child's day at camp will mirror his/her day at nursery school with moments of active exploration, independent play, teacher-directed activities, and quiet reflection. Experienced K'ton ton staff is trained in early childhood development and understands the toddler. Campers will enjoy water play, art projects, stories, songs, block building, and more.
Offered Uptown only. Camper must be 21 months by June 2021. Limited space available. Priority is given to JCC Nursery School families.
Chaverim ages 3 and 4
Chaverim [Ha-veh-reem]= "Friends"
Chaverim campers participate in swim lessons* led by our professionally trained American Red Cross swim instructors, create arts and crafts projects, learn songs, play games and get active in sports. Every activity is geared toward the preschool-aged child. Experienced head teachers guide your child through a busy day of fun and friendship.
Offered at both the Uptown and Metairie locations.
*must be potty trained to participate
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