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. In addition to free swim, all upper campers receive American Red Cross Swim instruction.
JCC membership is required to enroll your child in camp
Camp hours are 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM, Monday - Friday.
Before & Aftercare available.
Offered at both the Uptown and Metairie locations.
Registration for Summer 2019 opens in January.
|Maccabee entering kindergarten and first grade|
Maccabee [mack-uh-bee]= "Hammer"
Maccabee campers participate in the full scope of JCC Day Camp activities, including weekly 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.
|Sabra entering grades 2 and 3|
Sabra [sah-bruh]= "Israeli Native"
|Zion entering grades 4 and 5|
Zion [Zie-on]= "Community"
Zion campers serve as role models for the younger campers as well as their peers. In addition to the regular camp schedule and American Red Cross swim lessons, Zion campers have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of daily camper choice activities such as dance, chess, kite club, newspaper, and more. Weekly field trips, an overnight at the J, and a special field trip to Blue Bayou Water Park make for an action-packed summer!
|Sports entering grades 3 - 5|
Campers learn new skills and compete in variety of recreational sports. The summer-long emphasis on playing the “right way” will concentrate on sportsmanship, fundamentals, rules, hustle, positive attitude and the ability and willingness to listen and learn. Campers swim daily and participate in weekly American Red Cross instructional swim. Additionally, sports campers join general day camp for the overnight at the J and a fun-filled trip to Blue Bayou Water Park.
|Before & Aftercare|
After Care Hours: 3:15 - 5:30 PM
Begin and end the camp day with extra fun and structured activities. Campers will receive an afternoon snack.
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