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Brochure, Fees, Forms and Contact Information
2017 Summer Camp Brochure
For questions or more information about Summer Camp, contact the Camp Office at 305.271.9000 x271 or x270
Additional accommodations are available in a variety of camp groups throughout the summer. If you have any questions regarding these special accommodations and/or how to access them for your child in camp, please contact Johana Sarmiento at Ext. 273
Only at our Summer Camp will you find an exceptionally qualified staff and high quality programming:
Summer Camp 2017 Camp Dates:
Session 1: June 12 - July 7
Session 2: July 10 - August 4
Camp Hours: 9am to 4pm
Early & Late Care Available at an additional cost
ONE PRICE, ONE COMMUNITY - JCC SUMMER CAMP FAMILY MEMBERSHIP
$99 ALL-INCLUSIVE JCC SUMMER MEMBERSHIP FOR NEW CAMP FAMILIES ($199 FOR RETURNING CAMP FAMILIES)*: While your kids enjoy camp, the entire family can enjoy the JCC’s 23-acre campus, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, sauna and steam room, Jr. Olympic-sized pool, basketball gym, racquetball courts, tennis courts, and free childcare while using the fitness center. All Alper JCC summer camp families must have a Family Annual Membership or join the Alper JCC as a Camp Family Member through Aug. 31, 2017. Call Alper JCC Membership Services at 305.271.9000 x235 for more info. $99 offer is for new campers or those with memberships that have been inactive for 12+ months. Membership fee is non-refundable and must be paid in full at time of registration.
Only at the Alper JCC Facilities
Hobby Hour Activities
• 3-D Multi Media Art • Adventures in Art • Artistic Accessories • Arts and Crafts • Baseball • Basketball • Canoeing and Fishing • Cardio Fitness/Nutrition • Cardio Fitness • Aerobics/ Indoor Cycling • Cardio Vascular Training • Ceramics or Wheel throwing • Cheerleading • Chess • Computers • Drama or Summer Stock • Field Games • Football • Gourmets in the Kitchen • Hip Hop/Jazz • Jewelry Making • Kids Cuisine • Martial Arts • Nature • Painting and Drawing • Robotics • Rocketry • Science Wizardry • Soccer • Spinning • Swim/Pool Games • Tennis • Water Polo • Watercolor • Woodworking
NEW! Fully Inclusive Camp
JCC Summer Camp strives to create the most inclusive and supportive environment for children of all abilities. We fully welcome children and teens of all abilities in all camp programs. Children in the program may have accommodations made or receive special assistance from a facilitator if needed.
Peanut and Tree Nut Aware Camp
Campers may bring their own lunches daily, clearly marked with their name. We request that camp families not send any lunch or snacks to camp to camp with nuts in the ingredients. Alper JCC provides non-dairy drinks and snacks. An optional Kosher lunch program is available for purchase.
General Camp Program
TEENOKIM "Babies" | Infants - 1yr. after 8/31
NITZANIM "Young Ones" | Toddler - 1 yr. before 8/31
K’TANIM "Little Ones" | 2 years old by 8/31
What's Exciting in TEENOKIM, NITZANIM and K’TANIM
Experienced certified teachers lead each TEENOKIM, NITZANIM and K’TANIM camp group. Together they create an environment specifically designed to promote socialization, language development and creativity for our youngest campers
• Arts & crafts • Cooking • Creative Movement / Dance • Music & rhythm • Gymnastics • Judaic programs • Indoor play • Outdoor games • Water/splash activities • Weekly themes • Storytelling • Hands-on projects • Special events • Shows • Character visits
CHAVERIM "Friends" | 3 years old
YELADIM "Children" | 4 years old
What's Exciting In CHAVERIM & YELADIM:
KADIMA "Forward" | Entering Kindergarten
SABRA (and JR. MACCABI SPORTS CAMP) "Native Israeli" | Campers Entering 1st Grade
What's Exciting In KADIMA & SABRA:
BONIM "Builders" | Campers Entering 2nd Grade
HALUTZIM "Pioneers" | Campers Entering 3rd Grade
What's Exciting In BONIM & HALUTZIM:
TSOFIM "Scouts" | Campers entering 4th-5th Grades
TSOFIM campers, twice a week, travel to interesting South Florida destinations.
What's Exciting In TSOFIM:
• Daily instructional American Red Cross swim readiness program led by fully trained Water Safety Instructors in the Jr. Olympic-size pool • Adventure trips in the tri-county area • Basketball • Football • Hobby Hour program (over 40 choices) • Arts & crafts • Ceramics • Canoeing • Chess • Computers • Jewlery making • Lego/K'nex construction • Multi-media Art • Garage Band Video/Music Production • Robotics • Rocketry • Ruach (Jewish spirit) • Wesite design
RISHONIM "First" | Campers Entering 6th-9th Grade
RISHONIM campers travel to interesting locations in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Terrific trips with skill instruction include canoeing, ice skating, bowling and more.
Each session, there is one overnight trip to a fantastic destination spot such as Orlando, Tampa or Rapids Water Park in West Palm Beach.
What's Exciting In RISHONIM:
• Daily instructional American Red Cross swim readiness program led by fully trained Water Safety Instructors in the Jr. Olympic-size pool • Adventure trips in the tri-county area • Basketball • Football • Hobby Hour program (over 40 choices) • Arts & crafts • Ceramics • Canoeing • Chess • Computers • Circuit training/ Indoor Cycling • Jewlery making • Lego/K'nex construction • Multi-media art • Garage Band Video/Music Production • Robotics • Rocketry • Ruach (Jewish spirit) • Wesite design
Entering 1st – 5th grades
Session 1a: June 12 - 23 | Session 2a: July 10 - 21
Campers are engaged through science, engineering, technology, Creativity, imagination and design, learning to prepare for the future. Campers build their own LEGO robots and then use a computer to program instructions for the robot to accomplish a pre-determined mission. DBP Robotics’ program offers hands-on project-based learning approach to teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
NEW THIS YEAR!
2017 Camp Sponsors
National Council of Jewish Women
Levi Gardner & Teri Gastelle - In honor of Cade Gardener
Dr. David E. Font Rodriguez Orthopedic
BECOME A CAMP SPONSOR
Your Tax Deductable Contribution will enable deserving children the opportunity to attend camp through the Ed Rosen Camp Scholorship Fund. Sponsorship has its privileges, including your company name appearing on signs during the camp season at the three pick-up and drop-off locations. You will also be recognized on our website and in Alper JCC Publications.
For more information on becoming a camp sponsor, contact Ann Horenstein at 305.271.9000 x253