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Neil Klatskin Specialty Camps offer camper grades 3+ incredible variety, a full 9 am-3:45 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.
FINE ARTS CAMP
Weekly, June 22-Aug 14
Get creative and have a blast at Fine Arts Camp! Each week campers focus on a different, exciting project that will incorporate new art skills, methodology and mediums. Each session also features a visiting artist who will teach a hands-on workshop in their craft.
Weekly, June 22-July 31
Explore the world of STEAM—science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Each week experienced science teachers will facilitate a challenging and innovative program using hands on experiments, projects, and lots of FUN!
BIG IDEA HIGH TECH
Two week sessions beginning weeks of June 22, July 6, July 20, Aug 3
Design your future at our new, innovative tech camp. BIG IDEA camp is the perfect mix between cutting edge tech workshops and outdoor summer fun. Areas of focus will include robotics, coding, 3D modeling, DJ, film production and even fashion, all taught in hands-on workshops by professional instructors from Israel and the US. Curriculum developed by BIG IDEA. Camp runs daily from 9 am-4 pm and includes lunch, snacks, daily swim and towel service.
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Returning Camp Families
New Camp Families
Looking to fill the time between camp + school? We offer full-day, fun mini-camp options in dance, sports, and more.
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! NEW! Is membership not right for you? All our camps are now open to the community. Ask us about our public rate. Contact us to find out more.
Campers who may need a little bit of extra assistance but are able to be part of mainstream classrooms are ideal candidates for our inclusion program.
For more information, please call the camp office at 201.567.8963
For the safety to all, full compliance is required for the following policy:
Policy Statement on Immunizations
The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Immunization Policy requires that all children from childhood through young adulthood must be up to date with their immunizations as per guidelines of the New Jersey Minimum Immunization Requirements for Child Care/Preschool Attendance and the New Jersey Department of Health regarding camp programs. With the safety and welfare of all of our program participants and campers, by implementing this policy we are able to take the proper precautions to ensure that all of our children, teens and young adults are properly protected against childhood diseases.
Religious exemptions will not be permitted by our programs and summer camp(s) for the required childhood immunizations which include:
• Varicella (Chickenpox)
• DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis)
• Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae type B)
• Flu Vaccine (yearly)
• MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
• IPV (Polio)
Are you excited about camp but its the middle of winter? Come join your camp friends for fun at the JCC! Ice cream bar, bouncehouses, face painting, balloon animals, arts and crafts, and more!
Free for camp families and the community!