Early Childhood Lower Camp

The JCC’s Early Childhood Lower Camp - directed by our professional Nursery School staff - is designed to enhance the preschool experience for your young child. Campers who currently attend the JCC Preschool will benefit from continuity of care, enjoying summer in a familiar environment. 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, in-house shows, petting zoos, and more!

JCC membership is required to enroll in Summer Camp.

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PLEASE NOTE: K'ton ton and Chaverim are full Uptown. Spaces are available in Metairie for Chaverim. Applications received for Uptown groups will be placed on a waitlist.

K'ton ton ages 21 - 36 months (Uptown only)

K'ton ton [Kuh-tahn-tahn] = "Little Ones" Waitlist only

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. 

Pricing
Before March 15: $180/week
After March 15: $190/week

Camp hours are 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Monday - Friday.  
Before & After Care available.
Offered at Uptown location.

Chaverim ages 3 and 4

Chaverim [Ha-veh-reem]= "Friends" Waitlist only Uptown

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. 

Pricing
Before March 15: $240/week
After March 15: $250/week

Camp hours are 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM Monday - Friday.  
Before & After Care available.
Offered at both the Uptown and Metairie locations.

*must be potty trained to participate 

Before & After Care

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

K'ton ton After Care Hours: 12:00 - 5:30 PM

Chaverim After Care Hours: 3:15 - 5:30 PM 

Begin and end the camp day with extra fun and structured activities.  During aftercare, K'ton ton campers eat lunch, nap, and spend the rest of their afternoon playing indoors and outdoors.  K'ton ton & Chaverim campers will receive an afternoon snack.  

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