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Every Day is an Adventure at JCC Summer Camp! We are excited to spend an active and inspiring summer with kids K-8 in our community joining us each day. At JCC Summer Camp, we love to help kids build confidence and lasting friendships, excel at sports and hobbies, and find space to learn and grow in a fun and healthy environment. 

 

We are looking forward to a fantastic, fun, and safe summer at JCC Summer Camp 2021!

Learn more about the excitement and adventure waiting for you at JCC Summer Camp with the brochure below!
Click to the right of the image to scroll through all our offerings and exciting plans!

Still have questions? Watch the recording of our Town Hall Q&A here!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

When is JCC Summer Camp?

We offer 10 weeks of fun for kids grades K – 6 (plus additional programs for older kids):  our 2021 camp season runs from June 14th through August 6th.  Additionally, we offer a pre-camp week of Invention Camp from June 7th-11th and a post-camp week of Invention Camp from August 9th-13th.

 

Where is camp?

Camp is located at Green Hills Swim Club—2055 Fishing Creek Valley Road, Harrisburg

 

How do campers get to camp?

This summer, families have two choices regarding transportation.  They can either drive their campers directly to and from Green Hills or they can pay an additional fee for bus transportation from the JCC to Green Hills and back.

 

What is the schedule of a typical camp day?

Our typical camp day runs from 9am-4pm.  We offer Before Care at the Harrisburg JCC from 8am-9am if families opt for transportation.  For an additional charge, After Care is available from 4pm-6pm.

Each day is different (an adventure!) and consists of time for children to play, build friendships, and learn. See our brochure for a sample schedule.

 

What programs are available for 5th – 8th graders in 2021?

In an effort to stay safe during this pandemic, we will not be taking campers off site this summer.  This means we will not be offering any travel camp experiences.  However, we are excited to offer our new Leadership Development program for incoming 7th and 8th graders and have new opportunities for our incoming 5th and 6th graders including a woodworking program. View our brochure for more details.

 

What about overnights?

We will not be hosting overnights in 2021, but will have a late-stay for every age group.  This will include a late swim, special snacks, and age-appropriate fun-filled activities.

 

Do I need to pack lunch/snacks?

Campers provide their own dairy/vegetarian lunch.  JCC Summer Camp will provide an afternoon snack each day.  Snacks may include fruit, pretzels, graham crackers, popsicles, and ice cream.  If your child has any dietary restrictions, we are happy to work with you to provide safe snacks.

 

What are the fees to attend camp?

Our fee schedule, detailed above in our brochure, is as follows - all prices are weekly:

Early Bird (available for JCC members until 2/28): $300
JCC Member $350
Regular $425

 

Transportation (from and to JCC): $75 (includes Free Before-Care)
After-Care: $50
Both Transportation and After-Care: $100

 

What is your refund policy? What if my family or camper needs to quarantine?

In an effort to be as supportive as possible to our families, your deposit will be refundable until May 17, 2021. After May 17, your deposit is non-refundable, though camp fees will be refunded should you need to cancel. Any changes to a camper’s schedule after May 17 will incur a $25 administrative fee per instance of changes.

If the JCC Summer Camp needs to close, full refunds will be issued to affected families.

We will work with families that need to reschedule their camp experience due to COVID-19 quarantine on a case-by-case basis.

 

What safety precautions will be taken into consideration this summer?

 

·         Daily Health Screenings

o   Daily Temperature Checks

o   Daily Screening Questionnaire

·         Limiting Exposure

o   Small Group Sizes

o   Groups will be kept separate from other groups

o   Drop off and Pick up will be curbside

·         Social Distancing

o   No Contact Sports

o   No overnights or field trips

o   Groups will be kept separate from other groups

·         Ensuring Sanitation

o   Masks will be worn at all times (except when swimming and eating) by campers and staff

o   Campers will have individual material kits

o   Hands will be washed frequently

o   Hand sanitizer will be available all over camp grounds

o   Equipment will be sanitized after each use.