Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp Programs

Offering one- and two-week sessions for ages 4-16 from July 8–August 23, 2019 — taking place in our newly renovated building!

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The EDCJCC uses an online database (CampMinder) that allows camp families to have easy access to invoices, necessary paperwork, and registration.

By registering for camp, you agree to our policies regarding payment, cancellations, refunds, safety, transportation, and more.  Read them here.

CraftingRUACH CAMPS – TRADITIONAL CAMPS

Our traditional camps run in two-week long sessions throughout the summer. These sessions feature a variety of activities, including swim lessons, art, music, sports, electives, themed activities, field trips and more. Early drop off (before 8:30 AM) and After Camp (after 3:30 PM) are available for an additional fee.

Session I: July 8-19
Session II: July 22-August 2
Session III: August 5-16

Treaure IslandSPECIALTY CAMPS

Our Specialty Camps run in one or two-week sessions throughout the summer. Campers work with dedicated professionals and Camp staff, spending their days focused on developing specific skills as well as participating in our traditional in-camp specialties. Early drop off (before 8:30 AM) and After Camp (after 3:30 PM) are available for an additional fee.

 

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMPS

One-week Sessions

Outdoor Adventure Campers enjoy the many different kinds of outdoor experiences that our region has to offer.  Activities include hiking, navigating ropes courses, learning survival skills, and building teamwork.

Teen Camps


Inclusion campSUMMER OF SERVICE – INCLUSION COMMUNITY SERVICE CAMP

High School Week (rising grades 9-12): July 8-12 – Waitlist only!
Middle School Week (rising grades 6-8): July 15-19

Spend your summer making the world a better place. Teens of all abilities work directly with the EDCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service Center and Inclusion & Disability professionals to help change lives, making this inclusive service camp accessible and ensuring everyone enjoys the diversity of our community. Service opportunities include food distribution and preparation, shelter repair, working with seniors, community clean-ups, and more. Campers earn up to 30 Student Service Learning (SSL) hours per week.

For information and details regarding accessibility and accommodations, please contact Joy Stein, Director of Inclusion and Disability Programming at Joys@edcjcc.org or 202-777-3276.

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CIT and LITYAD B’YAD LEADERSHIP CAMPS

Leadership Camps run all summer long in two week sessions. Campers are provided experiential training to develop their leadership skills, problem solving confidence, and responsibility. These camp weeks are filled with special field trips, fun filled overnights, as well as planning and coordinating camp events; all while earning up to 30 SSL hours per week!

Session I: July 8-19
Session II: July 22-August 2
Session III: August 5-16

Counselors-in-Training (CITs): Entering grades 6-8

Counselors–In–Training participate in leadership training, community service, and program coordinating. CITs are role models for younger campers and gain valuable experience working with campers of varying ages.
CITs can earn community service credit (60 SSL hours per two-week session). Register through CampMinder to be a CIT.  An interview may be required once your registration is received.

Leaders-in-Training (LITs): Entering into grade 9-10

Leaders–In–Training takes our CIT program to the next level. LITs spend a summer focused on leadership, connecting with fellow campers, and completing special projects.  They may receive training in CPR, best practices for working with children, and a more in-depth look at planning special events. LITs can earn community service credit (60 SSL hours per two-week session) or receive a stipend for their work.

Register through the EDCJCC to be an LIT. An application and interview are both required.

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