Trained educators lead most camp group, supported by our enthusiastic counsellors. Small ratios of children to educators and screened counselors.
Indoor air-conditioned facilities plus outdoor covered spaces and playgrounds for lunch and play.
Onsite nurse. Our Camp Directors and many staff are certified as Mental Health First Aiders by the National Council for Behavioral Health 2019-2022.
2 yrs – entering grade 4
Our traditional day camp introduces campers to a variety of professionally led activities and weekly special events including instructional and recreational swim in our heated indoor pool (sprinkler activities for ages 2-3), gymnastics, a variety of different sports activities, arts & crafts, nature, and much more. Early drop off/late pick up available.
SAC was developed for the creative and independent child who is interested in the arts. Campers create a custom schedule of up to 20 different classes/week (4/day), all taught by professionals in the field. For rising 2nd – 8th graders.
For campers entering grades 6 and up
The serious and experienced dance student will enjoy a comprehensive curriculum of dance and dance-related classes taught by professionals.
Needs to be a Red Cross Level 3 or higher swimmer.
Each day includes 2- 60 minute Instructional swim lessons,
Swim Sports activities, Intro to Junior Water Rescues, Fun, Games, Special Projects, Aqua Zumba.
Swim test will be required.
|Full Summer||Monday, July 1 – Friday, August 16, 2019|
|Session I||Monday, July 1 – Wednesday, July 24, 2019|
|Session II||Thursday, July 25 – Friday, August 16, 2019|
|End of Summer Programs||Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 30, 2019|
For teens ages 14 &15. The CIT/LIT Experience offers teens the opportunity to gain hands-on counselor training and leadership experience with social action initiatives and weekly trips. CITs that successfully complete our summer program may be invited back as a junior counselor.
Extend your camp day with one of our recreational gymnastics classes, open to all. Then come flip around with us for a week of Gymnastics geared towards all levels and backgrounds at our August Summer Gymnastics Experience. After an evaluation, your child will be placed in the appropriate group for the week. This is the perfect way to explore and/or develop your child’s gymnastics abilities. Ages 5 – 18.
The Toward Tomorrow program provides children 3-5 years with developmental needs a nurturing learning and recreational summer experience. School District approval is required for acceptance. Half-day and Full-day options are available. Inclusion opportunities in collaboration with Camp Gadol are available.
New! Ballet Workshops
Advanced Ballet Workshop
August 12 -16
10:30am – 4:45pm
August 19 – 23
10:30am – 4:45pm
August Gymnastics: The Summer Gymnastics Experience Returns!
Come flip around with us for a week of Gymnastics geared towards all levels and backgrounds at our August gymnastics camp. After an evaluation, your child will be placed in the appropriate group for the week. This is the perfect way to explore and/or develop your child’s gymnastics abilities. Ages 5 – 18.
End of Summer Pre-School Sports Camp
Multi-sport activity camp run by SuperSoccerStars for 3 to 5 year olds.
August 19 – 23, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Caryn Symons, Director of Camping
This is Caryn’s eleventh year as Director of Camping at the JCCMW. In addition to 13 years as a teacher of all ages in the Nursery School, and Nursery school Director since 2015, she was a Head Counselor at Camp Gadol for four years prior to becoming Director of Camping in 2010. She brings to camp a love of children and her own brand of creativity, enthusiasm and community spirit that will enrich each child’s camp experience. Caryn received her Masters Degree in Education from Queens College and was an award winning High School Guidance Counselor before raising her two sons, who are both alumni of the JCCMW Nursery School and Camp. Contact Caryn at 914-472-3300 x 336 or firstname.lastname@example.org.