Neil Klatskin Specialty Camps offer 8-15 year old camper incredible variety, a full 9 am-4 pm day of fun, and are ALL-INCLUSIVE, providing lunch, snacks, daily swim and towel service. Campers also have access to transportation and extended care services. Mix-N-Match your camps for a full summer experience or just choose the weeks that work for you. Click here for a schedule overview.

If you are signing up for three or more weeks of specialty camps and are interested in setting up a payment plan, click here to download an application or contact Michal Chernichovsky at 201.567.8963 or

Click here for Parent Handbook. Click Here for camp lunch menu.

Looking to fill the time between school + camp and camp + school? We offer many full-day, fun mini-camp options in dance, sports, music and more. Click here for more information.

JCC membership is required for all sports camps, and for children under 10 years in art, dance, drama, science, and Big Idea high tech camps. The JCC offers many membership options, including our camp family membership for $750. Totally new to the J? Enjoy a Camp Family Membership for only $250! To find out more about membership call 201.408.1448 or click here to request more information.

Thurnauer Chamber Music Camp

3rd–12th grade
Zoran Jakovcic, director
Celebrating its 15th season!

This camp brings together talented young musicians and an acclaimed faculty of artists and educators to experience the joys of ensemble playing in an atmosphere of success and enjoyment. The camp accepts a select group of string players and pianists based on auditions, interviews and recommendations. Contact Zoran Jakovcic, camp director, to schedule an audition, 201.600.7324 or Chamber Music Camp is ALL-INCLUSIVE, providing lunch, snacks and towel service.

Students practice daily in groups of three to five players, coached by faculty who help each group with the unique technical and musical challenges of playing chamber music: communicating with others, accepting responsibility, and working toward a common goal.

Students swim each day at 2 pm. Please bring a swimsuit and sunscreen. We provide towel service. If the weather does not permit swimming, other recreation will be planned.

Transportation & Extended Care available
Additional fees apply. Please call 201.408.1486 for information.

Sample Daily Schedule
9:15 am Drop-off
9:30-10:30 am Rehearsals/lessons
10:30-10:45 am Snack
10:45-11:45 am Rehearsals/lessons
11:45 am-12:30 pm Lunch
12:30-2 pm Chamber Orchestra
2-3 pm Swimming
3 pm Supervised practicing
4 pm Pick-up

Zoran Jakovcic, founding director of the Thurnauer Chamber Music Camp, has performed internationally and has held residences at Juilliard, Yale, Rutgers, the University of Iowa, Interlochen, Meadowmount, Banff, and Aspen as a member of the Essex and Maia quartets.

Inna Berkhin is a graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, as well as a former member of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra and Moscow Philharmonic.

Steven Masi has concertized extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As a recitalist and chamber musician he has appeared at the Casals Festival and has been guest soloist with The Atlanta Symphony.

Anton Jakovcic has won numerous prizes for both his solo and chamber music performances
and currently holds a Masters of Music in Viola Performance. He has been a part of the Thurnauer Chamber Music Camp since its inception 15 years ago both as a student and as faculty.

Other teachers and performers to be announced.

By registering for camp, you grant permission for photographs and video to be taken of your child to be used for future publicity.

Participants may not attend camp without an updated medical form. Call 201.408.1486 for assitance.
Jun 26 - Jun 30
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$500.00 Member
$650.00 Public

Jun 26 - Jul 7
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Except: Jul 4
$900.00 Member
$1,170.00 Public

Jul 3 - Jul 7
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Except: Jul 4
$400.00 Member
$520.00 Public

For more information, or to register, please call 201-408-1465.

Teen Town Jazz Summer Camp

Grades 6-12
Dive deep into jazz in this fun and intensive one-week experience that includes rehearsing and performing, as well as learning about jazz history and theory. Open to all instrumentalists and vocalists. Audition required. Faculty to include Michael Cochrane, piano; Jon Roth, brass;  Debbie Keefe Johns, woodwinds; and Steven Johns, drums. Vocal instructor TBA.  (faculty subject to change).  

For more information and to schedule an audition, contact Debbie Keefe Johns or Steve Johns, camp directors, at (201) 681-9292.

Aug 21 - Aug 25
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$500.00 Member
$650.00 Public
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Transportation and Extended Care

Transportation and Extended Care are offered as an additional option to your camp program.

Rainbow Bus Company provides our campers with 16-20 passenger buses all equipped with seatbelts and a bus counselor. Campers are typically picked up between 7:45-8:45 am and dropped off between 4:15-5:30 pm depending on location and route.

Extended Care is offered in the morning and afternoon. Campers will participate in arts & crafts, board games, sports, and playground. Afternoon Snack is provided.

When confirming this purchase, please select the camp participant's name from the drop down list. If multiple weeks are needed, please select the number of weeks from the quantity drop down list in your shopping cart.

If you are interested in 7-8 weeks of transportation and/or extended care, please contact the camp office for discounted rates.
NJ Transportation 1 Week
$150 Member


NY Transportation 1 Week
$180 Member


Extended Care 7:30-9 am 1 Week
$75 Member


Extended Care 8-9 am 1 Week
$50 Member


Extended Care 4-5 pm 1 Week
$50 Member


Extended Care 4-6 pm 1 Week
$100 Member


For more information, or to register, please call 201-567-8963.

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