Early Childhood Camps

We’re excited to welcome your children for summer 2022.  This year’s Camp theme is Camp in the Clouds.

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Want to talk with us about our program? Please email Michelle Carrera Foster, Early Childhood Camps Director, at mfoster@jfedsnj.org or (856) 424-4444 x1243.

The award-winning Early Childhood Camps (ECC) at the Katz JCC is the perfect place for little campers ages 2.5-5 to build their imagination, creativity and storytelling.  This summer, our 2022 summer camp theme will be all about Camp in the Clouds!

We have designed an outstanding program to meet the individual needs and interests of each age group. Our staff is composed of counselors, activity specialists, and American Red Cross certified lifeguards who will provide your child with an incredible summer camp experience.

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Our Early Childhood Camp program is for children 2.5 years old (by June 1st) through 5 years:

Early Childhood Camp for children 2.5 years old (by June 1st)
In our toddler developmentally appropriate bunk centric 2.5 – year-old program, campers will experience the best summer-time fun!  Days are filled with swimming, arts & crafts, music, sports and so much more! Each day, campers will enjoy time with a specialist that will promote movement, exercise and critical thinking-based activities.  They will also enjoy weekly outdoor sports periods with a sports and specialist. We are having water play with an emphasis on water safety. Each week will have a different safety theme.

Early Childhood Camp for children ages 3 – 5 years old (by June 1st)
Sports, music, creative arts, and swimming are just a sneak peek into the action-packed week of campers in our 3-5-year-old bunks. Your child will thrive in our safe and caring environment housed in our state-of-the-art facility. Each day, campers will enjoy time with a games specialist that will promote movement, exercise and critical thinking-based activities.  They will also enjoy weekly outdoor sports periods with a sports specialist.

 

Early Childhood Camps is located at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill with a combination of indoor and outdoor programming, daily swim time, arts & crafts, cooking, nature, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) all within weekly themes enhancing a Jewish day camp experience. Each bunk is supervised by an adult head counselor with a counselor-to-camper ratio of 4:1. Daily kosher snacks and lunches are provided.

 

Day Camp Activities & Facilities

Our Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCC are designed for young children, ages 2.5-5. Our loving and professional staff guide your children through our fun and safe day camp activities!

Awesome Activities

  • Cooking
  • Creative Arts
  • Daily Kosher Lunch & Snacks
  • Daily Swim
  • Jewish Culture
  • Music & Movement
  • Nature
  • Sports and games
  • STEM
  • Weekly Specials

Outstanding Facilities

  • Air Conditioned Bunks
  • Dramatic Play
  • Outdoor Pools

Program Highlights

  • Swim: Your child will be introduced to a pool environment and become comfortable in the water with our daily swim activities
  • Creative Fitness: Using a combination of yoga poses, creative movement, and high energy games, your child will enjoy fun and fitness.
  • Jewish Culture: We encourage and teach your child the values of Judaism. Each Friday we hold a festive Shabbat celebration.
  • Weekly Special Events: We hold special events each week which may include a petting zoo, magician, DJ dance party and more much!

 

Meet Our Staff

Our dedicated directors and counselors at the Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCC are committed to ensuring your child will have an incredible summer experience in a safe and nurturing environment!

 

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Be a part of the ultimate summer experience at the Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCC for ages 2.5-5! Our camp programs are designed to meet the needs of our campers with awesome activities, excellent camper/staff ratio and outstanding facilities. Contact us by calling (856) 424-4444 x1242. We’ll see you this summer!

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We are excited to offer a 9am-1pm Camp Day option and a 7am-6pm Camp Plus option for the 2022 season.

New for 2022 Member rates and Guest rates!

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JCC MEMBER RATE GUEST RATE
8 Weeks $2,940 $3,265
7 Weeks $2,575 $2,900
6 Weeks $2,205 $2,530
5 Weeks $1,835 $2,160
4 Weeks $1,470 $1,795
3 Weeks $1,105 $1,430

*All transactions completed via credit card incur a 3% service fee.

Click here to register for our 7am-6pm Camp Day Option

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JCC MEMBER RATE GUEST RATE
8 Weeks $4,310 $4,715
7 Weeks $3,775 $4,170
6 Weeks $3,235 $3,620
5 Weeks $2,695 $3,070
4 Weeks $2,155 $2,520
3 Weeks $1,615 $1,970

*All transactions completed via credit card incur a 3% service fee.

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Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCCMichelle Carrera-Foster, Early Childhood Director of Programs and Communications
Phone: (856) 424-4444 x1243
Email: mfoster@jfedsnj.org

Doreen Greer, Katz JCC Bookkeeping and Financial Assistance Associate
Phone: (856) 424-4444 x1103
Email: dgreer@jfedsnj.org

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