Camp Ozrim Pre-CIT Program

By the week June 16-August 8 | Grades 7-8 | South Hills JCC

What makes Camp Ozrim Special?

Ozrim combines traditional day camp activities with a counselor-in-training program. Campers are placed with a group in the morning to learn the ins and outs of being a counselor. In the afternoons, they participate in camp activities such as specialties and swimming.  9 am -3 pm (includes a kosher-style lunch and afternoon snack).

Camp Ozrim Activities

    • Specialty periods (chugim)
    • Nature
    • Free Swim
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Hikes
    • Sports

Special all-camp activities:

    • Carnivals, parades, holiday celebrations, sporting events
    • Overnight at the JCC: Week 5 – Thursday, July 17
    • Ozrim Field Trip Schedule
    • June 19–Pittsburgh Zoo (Week 1)
    • July 2–Overnight at EKC (Week 3)
    • July 24–Kennywood Park (late return)
    • (Week 6)
    • August 7–Idlewild Park (late return)
    • (Week 8)

Special things we do at JCC South Hills summer day camps:

    • Experience Israel and its culture with our 2 Israeli counselors
    • Celebrate the Sabbath each Friday at our Kabbalat Shabbat
    • Learn about giving to those in need by weekly contributions to our food and money drives benefiting local food banks
    • Learn to help others by earning leaves on our Mitzvah (Good Deed) Tree