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. Camp hours are 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Before and after care are available. Membership is required for enrollment in mini camps.
Our School's Out programs offer activities for both members and non-members of the JCC. Activities vary from sports to art and provide a fun safe environment for the day. Minimum enrollment of 6 is required. Membership is NOT required for enrollment in School's Out. Contact Brigid MacArthur-Thompson for more information.
End of Summer
EARLY CHILDHOOD MINI CAMP July 29 - August 9
Open only to 2018-2019 JCC Nursery School Students & 2019 campers.
Ages: 1 and 2
Have fun participating in art, water play, and a variety of activities. Send your child to camp with sunscreen already applied. Also, bring a bathing suit, towel, swim diapers and lunch every day. Register Now
Ages: 3 to 5
Campers will engage in a variety of play and water activities. Send your child to camp in his or her bathing suit with sunscreen already applied. Also, bring a towel, rest mat and lunch every day. Register Now
AQUATICS MINI CAMP July 29 - August 2
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. Register for the week or by the day. Participants bring a swimsuit, towel, suntan lotion, and lunch daily. Register Now or Download Registration Form
BALLET AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT SPECIALTY CAMP July 29 - August 2
Open only to 2019 campers. Registration is for the entire week only.
Ages: 4 to 6
Our tiniest dancers will enjoy a fun-filled morning of creative movement and dance-related activities including story time and crafts projects. In addition to ballet and tap basics, campers will learn appropriate stretches and develop their musicality through movement and rhythm exercises. Leotard, tights and ballet shoes are encouraged but not required. Tap shoes are optional. Register Now or Download Registration Form
COERVER LOUISIANA SOCCER SPECIALTY MINI CAMP July 29 - August 2
Ages: 8 to 13
The JCC is partnering with world renowned Coerver Coaching to offer a week-long camp that focuses on individual skills and small group play. Register Now or
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LEARN TO DRAW SUPERHEROS SPECIALTY MINI CAMP July 29 - August 2
Grades K - 5
Pow! Bang! Wow! This mini camp is super! Now you can learn to draw your own comic book superhero. Each day we will complete several drawings while we explore a variety of characters. We will learn to draw the basic muscular superhero body and adapt it to the character of our choice. We will learn to draw action and movement while we complete the scenes around our superheroes, using pencils, markers and Sharpies-. Our collection of drawings will be impressive! The drawing workshop will take place each morning, followed by lunch, swimming and other camp activities in the afternoon! Register Now or Download Registration Form
LEARN TO PLAY CHESS SPECIALTY MINI CAMP July 29 - August 2
Grades: K - 5
Learn basic chess skills, build on the ones you already know, and play throughout the week against other players at your ability level. Led by an experienced chess instructor, this camp is appropriate for beginning and intermediate level chess players. After a morning of chess, enjoy lunch, swimming and other camp activities! Register Now or Download Registration Form
ABCs AND 123s MINI CAMP August 5 - 9
Ages 4 to 6
Early learners will explore the world of sounds, letters, and numbers. Through playful games and fun educational manipulative tools, children will build the foundation of both early literacy and fine motor skills. Classes will focus on sound-letter recognition and basic story comprehension, as well as writing uppercase letters and numbers. ABCs and 123s is led by speech-language pathologist Lesley Brown from NOLA Speech and Language and Kimberly Bradley, an occupational therapist with Kim4Kids.
Class will be Monday through Friday,12:30 - 2:30 PM | Register Now
TRIP CAMP August 5 - 9
Grades: Entering 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. Register Now or Download Registration Form
PLAY AT THE J Dates TBA
Grades: K - 5
Play with old and new friends while enjoying art, swimming, and games. Bring a bagged lunch, swim-wear, and closed-toed shoes so you can take part in all of the fun. No money or electronics, please.
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 - 5:30 PM
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