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SUMMER CAMPS AT THE J

June 5-August 11 (see calendar)

CAMP REGISTRATION:

For LJCC members and non-members

Send all queries — including discount code questions — to camp@bhamjcc.org.

Camp J Day Camp

Camp J Day Camp is available for rising 1st graders through rising 8th graders. For rising kindergarten camp please see our Cohn ECLC Summer Camp page.

Although we are a traditionally styled day camp that includes swimming, sports, games, arts, hiking, and STEM — we are far from traditional as we strive to increase life awareness through fun learning and development at Camp J

We deliberately plan our curricula based on what our campers need and want, providing opportunities to challenge themselves through new activities while learning new skills. Campers come from different schools throughout the greater B’ham area, creating an environment for new friends and lifelong memories.

This year’s theme of “You’ve got a friend at camp” will capitalize on the Jewish value of hachnasat orchim, or radical welcoming.

Day camp includes:

  • Swim each day with our ginormous pool inflatables
  • Special field trips, including Oak Mountain and the Alabama Wildlife Center
  • Week-long “Color Wars” team competitions
  • Weekly Shabbat celebrations
  • Goat yoga
  • An overnight adventure for our older campers
  • General camp activities such as sports, music, cooking, science/STEM, nature, and more
  • Open to LJCC members and non-members

We’ve also added an afternoon half-day option for campers doing our morning half-day programs, allowing campers to swim and join in other activities after the specialty camps.

Camp J 2023 will offer four specialty camps: Artscope, Showstoppers, Chess, and Weird Nature Science. Jill Marlar, who has taught music, drama, and art to all ages in B’ham for a quarter century, will teach Artscope and Showstoppers, while the chess and science camps will be taught by the experienced and engaging instructors at Vineyard App Camp.

Read more about specialty camps…

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.–3:45 p.m.
  • AM Care: 7–9 a.m.
  • PM Care: 3:45–5:45 p.m. (3:45–5 p.m. Fridays)
  • $244 Members
  • $325 Non-Members

Before and after care:

  • $25 members*
  • $50 non-members

* Before and after care are separate fees

J-Sports Camp

Over the past four decades, J-Sports Camps have helped more than 20,000 kids from all walks of life improve their sports skills. The program is structured to help kids learn teamwork while excelling in whichever sports they choose. A bonus is the friendships and memories that last a lifetime.

Our safe and welcoming community encourages kids to be their authentic selves while learning at their individual paces. Our aim is to have each child go home each day smiling with joy — tuckered out but filled with confidence from learning new skills in the sports they love.

J-Tennis focuses on serving, volleying, forehand and backhand swings, and simply learning how to play a match. J-Tennis will be provided each week of the summer, with full-* or half-day options.

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*Full-day J-Sports programs include time in The J’s fabulous outdoor pool.

J-Basketball will focus on technical skills like dribbling, passing, and shooting while teaching young players the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship, and having fun while competing. Camp will be offered June 12-16 as a full-day* option.

*Full-day J-Sports programs include time in The J’s fabulous outdoor pool.

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