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Jewish Summer Camp at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades

Welcome to the heart of summer fun and Jewish learning at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades. Nestled in the vibrant Jewish community of Tenafly, New Jersey, our Jewish summer camp offers an unforgettable experience that intertwines joy, education, and the spirit of Judaism in unique ways. As members of this thriving community, we are excited to share the essence of our camp, our traditions, and the myriad of activities that await your child.

Our Camp Philosophy

We believe in providing an immersive experience that not only entertains but also educates and connects our youth to their Jewish roots. Our summer programs are designed with the dual purpose of fun and learning, ensuring that every camper leaves with a deeper understanding of their cultural heritage, enhanced self-esteem, and memories to last a lifetime.

Programs and Activities

Youth Activities and Cultural Immersion

At the core of our camp experience is cultural immersion. Through storytelling, music, dance, and art, campers dive deep into the rich tapestry of Jewish tradition and heritage. These activities are not just about learning; they're about creating, experiencing, and living our culture.

Outdoor Experiences and Adventures

The great outdoors offers an ideal setting for adventure and exploration. Our camp utilizes the expansive green spaces of our campus to host a variety of outdoor activities. From team sports to nature hikes, we aim to foster a love for the environment and physical activity in a fun and engaging way.

Educational Programs

Religious education is seamlessly woven into our daily routines. Through engaging lessons, discussions, and interactive sessions, campers gain insights into Jewish values, ethics, and history. Our approach makes learning enjoyable and meaningful, with lessons that campers can apply in their daily lives.

Camp Amenities

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is proud of its state-of-the-art facilities. From our sports fields and courts to our arts and crafts studios, every space is designed to support the diverse interests of our campers. Our indoor spaces are equally impressive, ensuring that the fun continues rain or shine.

Kosher Meals and Nutrition

We understand the importance of kosher dietary laws and nutrition. Our camp provides delicious and nutritious kosher meals and snacks, prepared under strict supervision. We cater to various dietary requirements, ensuring that all campers enjoy healthy and tasty food throughout their stay.

Enrollment and Participation

Camp Registration and Fees

Registering for our Jewish summer camp is straightforward and inclusive. We offer various sessions throughout the summer to accommodate different schedules. Our fee structure is transparent, and we offer financial assistance to ensure that no child misses out due to economic hardship.

Safety and Well-Being

Safety is our top priority. Our camp adheres to strict safety protocols, and our staff is trained to address any situation with care and professionalism. We maintain a high counselor-to-camper ratio to ensure individual attention and foster a safe, supportive environment for all.

Transportation and Accessibility

To make our camp as accessible as possible, we offer transportation options for campers coming from various parts of the Jewish community in New Jersey. Our facilities are ADA compliant, welcoming campers of all abilities.

Community and Family Involvement

Parent involvement is crucial to the success of our summer camp. We host social events and activities that allow families to engage with the camp experience, fostering a strong sense of community. Our open-door policy invites parents to be a part of their child's summer journey, bridging the gap between home and camp life.

As we look forward to welcoming your child to our Jewish summer camp at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in New Jersey, we are excited to create an environment that celebrates Jewish identity, builds lasting friendships, and nurtures growth. Join us for a summer filled with joy, learning, and adventure.

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