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J Camp: A tradition since 1952

For rising 1st- through 7th-graders

J Camp provides the legendary wonders and excitement of a Jewish day-camp experience.

From the pool to the playground to Levite field and beyond, every day is filled with laughter, song, and ruach (spirit) — all within a positive and nurturing environment.

Our camps are filled with opportunities for children to play, explore, and experience the best of summer camp in a diverse environment based on Jewish values and culture.

J Camp, our day camp program, is open to everyone and includes indoor and outdoor activities, singing, dancing, sports, swimming, field trips, and much more. J Camp runs from May 28 through August 2, 2024.

What’s your specialty?

We offer more than a dozen specialty summer camps. From traditional sports like tennis and basketball to the edgier ultimate, plus chess and the artsy endeavors of filmmaking and Showstoppers — we’ve got a camp you’re sure to love.



Trained staff

From organizing engaging activities to fostering a sense of community spirit, our counselors play a crucial role in making J Camp a memorable and enriching experience for every camper. Counselors are CPR certified and complete intensive training in leadership, safety, and camp programming to ensuring that your child’s time at J Camp will be safe and filled with fun, laughter, and meaningful connections that extend far beyond the camp experience.

Apply by April 1 to be a counselor-in-training

Apply for our counselor-in-training (CIT) program that teaches leadership skills and responsibility to rising 8th through 10th graders. CITs split their time between working with camper groups and training alongside other CITs.

The CIT program is designed to be a transitional summer between camper and staff, allowing these lucky, hand-selected teens to have fun while challenging themselves and gaining valuable life experience (while earning a stipend). CIT application is forthcoming.

Send your questions to camp@bhamjcc.org.


J Camp in a nutshell

11 WEEKS OF DAY CAMPS

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

  • Pre-Camp: May 28–31
  • Half-day camps dismiss at noon

SPECIALTY CAMPS

  • Half-day (9 a.m.–noon): professional instruction
  • Full-day (9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.): professional instruction plus lunchtime, swimming, and other activities

CAMP A LA CARTE

  • Sign up for one week or all 11
  • Mix and match day camps and specialty camps

SUPERVISED BEFORE- AND AFTER-CAMP CARE

  • 7–9 a.m. (before camp)
  • 3:30–5:30 p.m. (after camp)

Send your questions to camp@bhamjcc.org.


Pricing

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

  • Non-members: $300 per week
  • Members: $240 per week

Professional instruction 9 a.m.–noon

  • Non-members: $210 per week
  • Members: $165 per week

Professional instruction 9 a.m.–noon plus lunchtime, swimming, and other activities

  • Non-members: $300–340 per week
  • Members: $240–300 per week
  • 7–9 a.m.
  • Non-members: $35 per week
  • Members: $30 per week
  • 3:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Non-members $35 per week
  • Members $30 per week

While we depend on membership dues and program fees to help maintain our services, we are committed to serving people regardless of income level. Fee reductions for J Camp are available on a case-by-case basis depending on your application and LJCC financial resources. 

Apply now.