The Summer Arts Center – or SAC
The Summer Arts Center – or SAC – at JCCMW is a unique day camp in Westchester, NY for creative kids entering 2nd grade to 8th grade. Campers can chose from over 40 electives from drawing and painting (charcoal, pencil, water color, acrylics and tempera paints), jewelry making and pop up cards, acting, ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and hip hop
The SAC day is 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday. A $1,000 deposit is required to register for all camps.
The SAC Day
The SAC day is 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday. Summer Arts Center campers begin each day with an energetic and fun-filled morning assembly, followed by 2 morning classes, lunch and 2 afternoon classes. We end each SAC day together, to enjoy snack and spend time to meet up with new and old friends. Instructional and recreational swim are offered everyday.
Examples of Art Courses
- Creative Writing
- Drawing and Painting
- “Chopped” for the Artist
Examples of Dance Courses
- Hip Hop
Examples of Theatre Courses
- Acting Technique
- Improv/Theatre Games
- Musical Theater
- On Cue Performance
Summer Arts Center Instructors
All instructors are professionals in their respective fields and many of our professional staff return each summer. They are assisted by older teen counselors, many of whom are SAC alumnae.
All classes are held in the JCC’s air-conditioned, professional studios. Dance studios are mirrored and have a specially constructed sprung floor. SAC’s theatre classes are held in the Bendheim Performing Arts Center, a 200 fixed-seat state-of-the art theatre.
About the Director, Tobe Arons Sevush
This is Tobe’s 16th summer as the SAC Director. She also plays a vital role at the JCC as Director of the JCC Art, Theatre and Music Schools as well as the Coordinator of the Bendheim Performing Arts Center. Prior to joining the JCC, Tobe was the Executive Director of TADA! Youth Theatre where she provided arts programs for the children of New York City and the Associate General Manager of Maria Productions Inc., where she worked on several Broadway and off-Broadway productions.