Camps at the J

Endless fun and memories for your child all summer long!

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Make your child a happy camper.

Summer is the perfect time of year for your child to branch out and try something new. Our day and specialty camps accommodate children of all ages with creative and exciting activities. Our teen travel camp affords grades 7-9 the opportunity to explore new horizons in exciting Hershey Park, New York City, and more.

Get Your Child Involved

Within the Katz JCC organization, there is no shortage of activities for your child to explore, learn, and enjoy. This is the perfect opportunity for your child to expand their horizons alongside like-minded peers. At one of our camp options your child can find opportunities such as:

Build New, Lasting Friendships
Opportunities to Meet New Children and Branch Out!

Enhance Social Skills
Participating in Exciting Activities with Other Children Gives Them the Chance to Learn and Grow!

Engage in a Variety of Fun Sports
Boating & Fishing, Archery, Dance, Gymnastics, High Ropes and Mini Golf

Get Involved in the Arts
Theater and Creative Arts

New Skills & Friendships

When school is out for the summer, you still want to nurture child’s inquisitive nature and see them interact with their peers. Our day and specialty camps are the perfect opportunity to expose any child to interesting new hobbies and skills, as well as to new people. Make it a summer your child won’t forget! Enroll today.

Talented Staff

Our staff members are creative specialists and compassionate counselors who want to make your child’s camp experience as memorable and as vibrant as can be. When you leave your child with us for the day, you can be assured that they are in safe, trustworthy hands—and that they’ll have a blast participating in the day’s activities!


Other Youth Programs

Our camps are designed to fit the needs of each age group. Each has its own age-appropriate program, and is supervised by experienced counselors, activity specialists, and American Red Cross-certified lifeguards to ensure a safe and fun summer experience.

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The Early Childhood camp program at the Katz JCC offers both a half day and full day option for campers 2 years old through entering 1st grade. The half day program runs from 9AM-1PM while the full day program is available from 7AM-6PM. Campers may select 4 or 5 days per week and must commit to at least 4 weeks of the summer. The JCC Camps at Medford welcomes campers entering Pre-K through 9th grade in a full day program. The camp day begins at 10AM and ends at 4PM. With transportation, campers can generally expect to be picked up between 8:30 and 9:15AM and dropped off between 4:30 and 5:30PM. Campers must enroll for at least 3 weeks of the summer.

Yes! The Open Hearts/Open Doors (OH/OD) special needs inclusion camp program accommodates children with disabilities to fully participate with age-appropriate peers at the JCC Camps at Medford and Early Childhood Camps. Please contact Sara Sideman at for more information on the Open Hearts/Open Doors program.

Both the Early Childhood Camps and JCC Camps at Medford provide a Kosher lunch for its campers each day. Lunches are both kid-friendly and nutritious and always include a main entree along with nutritious sides including both fruits and vegetables. In addition, campers will be provided a snack and daily ice cream or popsicle. All products served are nut-free and numerous options are available to accommodate food allergies and dietary restrictions.

Both the Early Childhood camps and JCC Camps at Medford provide an inclusive Jewish environment where children learn about Jewish traditions and cultures that can enrich every aspect of their life. This values based approach makes both the Early Childhood Camps and JCC Camps at Medford a welcoming environment for all regardless of religious affiliation.

The Early Childhood Camps program, located at the Katz JCC requires campers be dropped off and picked up directly from the JCC. Transportation is included as part of the JCC Camps at Medford experience. With over 800 bus stops from Philadelphia to the Shore, transportation is made both easy and convenient from most areas in the region.

When deciding between Early Childhood Camps and the JCC Camps at Medford for your little one, there are a few important factors. Campers attending the JCC Camps at Medford are required to be potty trained. Early Childhood Camps offer a nap/rest time, while there are no naps at the JCC Camps at Medford.

Yes! Both the Early Childhood Camps and JCC Camps at Medford offer extended care options held at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill starting at 7:15 AM and ending at 6 PM.

Campers entering 7th, 8th and 9th grade have the opportunity to travel as part of our very popular travel program through the JCC Camps at Medford. Campers will travel on both day and overnight trips that include stops at places like Hershey Park, Six Flags, Whitewater Rafting, Indoor Skydiving and so much more! For more information on teen travel opportunities, please click here: