Kesef Programs


We’re pleased to continue to offer a wide array of specialty programming for campers entering 3rd and 4th grade.

Session 1
Big Top
Session 2
Recycled Art
Outdoor Adventure
Session 3
Fashion Design
Media Madness




Entering Grades 3&4

View a Variety of Specialty Programs for Your Camper

Let your children run away to join the circus – at camp! Circus arts teaches children the benefits of hard work and self-reliance while building self-confidence and improving camper coordination and balance. Campers have fun learning juggling, tumbling, clown skills, acrobatics and much more from skilled circus coaches in a safe and friendly environment. The session ends with circus showcase for their friends.

Come cook with us this summer!  In a safe and fun environment, children learn through cooking. They obtain basic skills and culinary techniques while making and enjoying healthy and delicious foods. Our expert instructors teach campers to follow directions and safety guidelines; identify, measure and combine ingredients; and work together on a team to accomplish goals.  As an extension of these skills and tasks, children will build confidence and promote their personal creativity. Kosher dietary guidelines observed. All foods are peanut/tree nut free.

Camp JCC is excited to be working with local professional dance instructors this summer. We will offer a creative and fun specialty program to engage campers in a variety dance styles – modern dance, disco, hip-hop, tap, jazz and more!

Have a budding Harry Houdini on your hands? This fun-filled specialty camp will have your future stage act on the right path. Learning alongside talented professionals, campers will learn skills like sleight of hand, card mechanics and stage presence. It starts with “pick a card” and ends with an amazing summer!

Engineering Challenge with LEGO®

legoPower on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.

Campers stretch their legs outside the beltway to enjoy many of the different outdoor activities our region has to offer. Campers will participate in activities like hiking, learning map and compass skills, canoeing or rafting on local scenic rivers, visiting natural springs and watering holes. Campers will have a great time learning about the outdoors while they are experiencing it!

This is a full day specialty and the session includes one overnight.

Campers must possess the fitness level to continuously climb 5 flights of stairs and wear a harness.

Campers will have tons of fun this summer designing environmentally-friendly art projects with recycled materials. Guided by our innovative staff, campers will think outside the box and turn trash into treasures while learning about conserving our natural environment. Campers will create keepsakes to ensure the message of going green stays with them long after camp is over.

jcc-stemThis is an exceptional opportunity for campers to work with MdBio Foundation to learn about science and our environment. Campers participate in a hands-on program with experienced professionals experimenting and investigating in a safe environment. Included in this Camp JCC awesome experience is a week-long project working in MdBio’s “STEM Truck”.

Have a camper with a flair for fashion? This specialty introduces budding fashionistas to sketching, stitching and sewing. Campers will experiment with technique and style to cultivate and polish their talents. Professional level fashion design skills will be introduced to our campers in a welcoming and creative setting. A place where inspiration and originality are encouraged!

Everyone has a story to tell. Channel your camper’s energy into creative storytelling through photos, video, audio and the written word! With the direction and guidance of our talented staff, campers spend part of each day out and about around Camp JCC looking for the perfect story to tell and share through a variety of media projects. Make new friends and have fun creating media memories.