June 22 – August 14 | Age 3 – Grade 2 | J&R Day Camp
J&R Camp Kehillah includes Karmiel, Tira, Jerusalem and Shalom units—a community providing younger campers with age- and developmentally-appropriate activities. Monday-Friday: 9 am-3:30 pm at Family Park, Monroeville.
This is what everyone can do at J&R:
- Arts & Crafts
- Camp Games
- Ropes Course
- Maccabi/Color War
- Miniature Golf
- Sports of All Sorts
- Israeli Dancing
- Challah Baking
- Yoga and Gymnastics
This is what’s special about J&R when you are ages 3-5 (Karmiel Unit)
- Staff members are specially trained to work with first-time campers.
- Three staff members work with each group of 10-12 campers.
- Children take swim lessons based on their level and enjoy free swim each day in our zero-entry mushroom pool.
- Indoor play space is available and activity periods are shorter with longer transition times.
- Introduction to team building on the Low Ropes Course
This is what’s special about J&R when you are entering Kindergarten (Tira Unit):
- Staff members are trained to work with young campers. Staff/camper ratio is 1 to 4.
- Children take daily swim lessons based on their level and enjoy free swim in our zero-entry mushroom pool and Olympic-size pool.
- Indoor location for group activities
- Kindergartners have shorter activity periods than our older campers with longer transition times.
- Team building on our Low Ropes Course and beginner tennis Instruction
This is what’s special about J&R when you are entering first grade (Jerusalem Unit)
- Dessert cookouts in the woods
- Low Ropes Course challenges
- Daily swim lessons for all levels
- Free swim in our Olympic-size pool
- Slightly longer activity periods
- Campers begin to explore our 100 acres of wooded property during Nature and Outdoor Adventure Programs
This is what’s special about J&R when you are entering second grade (Shalom Unit)
- Chugim (hobby time)—Each week campers select a specialty area they’d like to develop or improve skills in. Choices include dance, art, drama, music, archery, tennis, Israeli culture, outdoor adventure, basketball and synchronized swimming. Some of our Chugim (dance, drama, music) end with performances during Flagpole on Friday mornings.
- Weekly lunchtime cookouts in the woods and cooking projects