Camp Haverim

Ages 3-21

Camp Haverim is a unique two-week camp for children and teens with autism and other intellectual, cognitive and developmental exceptionalities, who attend 11 months of special schooling.


Campers participate in a diverse full-day program including social skills, swimming and water park activities, sports, yoga and adaptive physical education, academic enrichment, music therapy, arts and therapy dogs.


A unique feature of our camp is that head teachers make face-to-face home visits prior to camp to coordinate behavioral and academics programs for each camper.


Space is limited. Group sizes are between 4 and 8 campers.


State funding and scholarship assitance is available. Click here for more information.


Sponsored in part through the MindWorks Charitable Family Trust, the Hana and Dr. Stanley Goldberg Endowment Fund for Camp Haverim and the Ronald L. and Meryl Gallatin Camp Haverim Scholarship Endowment Fund.


Daily
Aug 15 - Aug 26
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

On Our Own-Young Adult Summer Program

Ages 15-30
This program is an eight-week life skills, pre-vocational and recreational program for teens and young adults with intellectual and developmental delays, including autism, with self-help skills to independently participate within a 1:3 staffing ratio.
Activities include weekly trips, swim, gym, music, dance and more.
Please Call for Rates

Daily
Jun 20 - Aug 12
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Except: Jul 4
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

Neil Klatskin Day Camp: Tikvah

For ages 5-11 (Must be 5 by June 1, 2016)

Tikvah is designed for children with learning, mild neurological and/or perceptual differences and have sufficient communication and self-help skills to participate in a full range of camping activities. The participants enjoy a diverse, full-day program including, adaptive physical education, arts and crafts, drama, Red Cross instructional and recreational swim, Judaic programming, academic enrichment, music, special events, live entertainment, extended nights, carnivals, playground time, and more. Special attention is given to each camper, to ensure a summer filled with enjoyment and learning. Group sizes range from three to six campers, staffed by a minimum of two caring and qualified counselors. Shorter sessions are available based on campers’ extended school year needs, but a minimum of 3 consecutive camp weeks are required for registration.


Daily
Jun 27 - Aug 19
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Except: Jul 4
$4,950.00 Member
$5,950.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

Neil Klatskin Day Camp: Tikvah Teens

For ages 12-15

Continue to grow and learn as part of our JCC community. This program is designed as a transitional camp program for adolescents with learning, mild neurological and/or perceptual differences who have sufficient communication and self-help skills to participate in a full range of daily activities. Campers will work on life skills, pre-vocational training and academic enrichment in addition to camp activities like swimming, sports, and more in an age- and developmentally-appropriate setting.


Daily
Jun 27 - Aug 19
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Except: Jul 4
$4,950.00 Member
$5,950.00 Public
26TIKT00S6
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

Therapeutic Nursery Classes

Developmental language-based parent/child program for bright preschool children aged 2-5 with a variety of developmental difficulties, including language disorders, ADHD, high functioning autism, social and emotional challenges as well as selective mutism. The curriculum focuses primarily on social skills and emotional and behavioral regulation. The program is a parent-child model and the curriculum is developmental and communication based. Speech-Language, Occupational and Play Therapy are offered. Also included are parent counseling and a parent support group. Our intensive social skills curriculum prepares our students to participate successfully, as they become ready, in mainstream settings at school, at home, and in the larger community. Students may enter the program anytime during the school year or choose a summer only option with Director’s approval. Call Lois Mendelson, PhD at 201.408.1497 or tn@jccotp.org. For more information about the Therapeutic Nursery click here.
Daily
Jul 11 - Aug 19
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
AM Classes


Daily
Jul 11 - Aug 19
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
PM Classes


  
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.

Mommy & Me Toddler Socialization Group

The Therapeutic Nursery is offering a summer session Mommy & Me Toddler Socialization Group for two to three year olds experiencing delays in language acquisition or socialization skills. The group will meet twice a week for 4 weeks, July 12- August 4 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 – 11:30 am.
The goal of this comprehensive program is to facilitate age-appropriate play, social interaction and increase communication skills. Parents are provided guidance for entering the preschool years. The program includes structured group activities in art, music, story time and other sensory motor activities.
Space is limited. For more information or to register, please call Lois Mendelson, PhD, Director, at 201.408.1497 or E-mail: tn@jccotp.org. For more information about the Therapeutic Nursery or the Toddler Socialization Group please click here.

8 times on Thursdays & Tuesdays
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Jul 12 - Aug 4
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1489.



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