Health & Wellness
Jewish & Israeli life
What’s your BIG IDEA? 3rd - 9th Grade
Many options of excellent and exciting workshops
DESIGN | TECH & GAMING | MEDIA | ACTION
Two week sessions beginning weeks of June 22, July 6, July 20, Aug 3
Design your future at our innovative Israeli tech camp. BIG IDEA camp is the perfect mix of cutting edge technology workshops and outdoor summer, with Israeli flare. Campers dream BIG while exploring robotics, 3D modeling, coding, gaming, animation, design, drones, photography and more. You’ll create amazing projects from the experience & knowledge gained in these hands-on workshops taught by professional instructors from Israel and the US.
Get even more connected to Israel - the Start-Up Nation, through these innovative programs that invite you to discover your passions; if you can dream it, you can do it. Be free to express your true self, think big, take chances – and succeed!
Camp runs daily from 9 am-4 pm and includes lunch, snacks, daily swim and towel service.
Check out the incredible workshop options.
Enroll online here:
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)