Voice Camp Guide 2017
BETH EL CAMP KAITANA
Get ready for another fun filled camp experience at Congregation Beth El’s Camp Kaitana 2017! Our experienced and nurturing staff will encourage and guide campers through a range of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, sports, games, music and Jewish enrichment. Campers will also enjoy water play and participate in Itsy Bitsy Creative Movement classes. There are weekly themes providing campers with a fun and silly way to show their Camp Kaitana pride. Each theme will be further enhanced by weekly special events and entertainment for our campers’ enjoyment. Make a splash this summer with our exciting stateof the-art Splash Pad; the first in the area and a safe and fun alternative to a pool for young children.
Dates for camp are June 19 - August 11. We will also be offering extended summer weeks. For registration contact Early Childhood Center Director Dina Eliezer at 856-675-1166 or visit bethelsnj.org/earlychildhood/campkaitana.
Habonim Dror Camp Galil
“The spirit of Kibbutz, close to home”
For over 70 years, Habonim Dror Camp Galil has been providing their campers with a place to unplug from everyday life and spend their summers connecting to their Jewish identity, strengthening their leadership skills and learning the principles of social justice, equality and coexistence.
Whether it is through recreational or educational activities, arts and crafts or sports, Hebrew song and dance or nature study, Galil teaches a love of Israel, spirituality and a commitment to social action through teambuilding, engaging and interactive activities.
Galil is a co-ed overnight camp located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
CAMP GAN ISRAEL
1925 Kresson Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Rabbi Yitzchok Kahan,
Camp Gan Israel is part of the largest and fastest growing network of Jewish Day Camps in the world. Gan Israel enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trendsetter of innovative ideas and creative programming in the Jewish camping experience. In addition to the wide range of exciting activities and field trips, our campers are imbued with a pride, warmth and love for Judaism.
Camp Gan Israel is a project of Chabad Lubavitch of Camden and Burlington. June 26 – August 17, ages 3-13.
CAMP RAMAH IN THE POCONOS
For over 66 years, Camp Ramah in the Poconos has brought children from 2nd-10th grade together to expand their own creativity, learn from dynamic instructors and specialists, explore being Jewish in today’s world, and experience the beauty of nature. Young people at Ramah develop a greater sense of self, lasting friendships, and new skills. Ramah is more than a camp; it is an extended family where friendships formed and experiences gained last a lifetime.
Campers explore the following areas of focus: Aquatics, Athletics, Visual and Performing Arts, Outdoor Adventure, and much more!
Ramah offers every first time overnight camper a $1,000 incentive grant. In addition, need-based scholarships are available.
“The new Tikvah Residential Program at Camp Ramah in the Poconos offers campers ages 12-17 with special needs the full scope of Ramah’s activities.”
EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMPS AT THE KATZ JCC
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Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCC, an award-winning summer day camp, is the perfect place for little campers ages 2-5 to have big fun! Children will learn new skills, develop socially and enhance their Jewish identity all while having a blast. Housed at the JCC’s air-conditioned facilities, campers participate in awesome activities including creative arts, music, sports and swim lessons. Each bunk is supervised by an adult head counselor with a counselor to camper ratio of 4:1. Our 2017 camp season runs June 26 through August 18, and be sure to visit us at our Spring Open House; Sunday, April 9 from 11am-1pm.
Director: Mike Kernan
Great Times Day Camp is South Jersey’s perfect local camp for children ages 3 – 14. Campers are cared for by Certified Teachers in a safe and positive environment. Swimming lessons, two water park areas, and a 25-acre lake for boating, fishing, and tubing give ample time for water play. Great Times’ programs include arts & crafts, music, horsemanship, baseball, soccer, basketball, gaga, cooking, and nature. Older children may add to their challenges by participating in camp-outs, archery, boating, woodworking, tennis, street hockey, and our ropes challenge course as they choose their own weekly schedules. Hot lunch is provided as a part of the camp program, with a variety of nutritious choices available daily. To add to the excitement, weekly trips are offered at no extra charge to various sites and activities around the South Jersey area. For the more adventurous campers, one night campouts are offered to give campers the opportunity to have a bonfire and sleep overnight in the wooded camp environment.
Great Times Day Camp offers both full and part-time weekly programs, with sessions lasting from 2 through 10 weeks. Parents may elect to pick and choose individual weeks to conform to other vacation plans. Door-to-Door Transportation is available, as well as extended hours are available. Camp shirt and camp bag to carry all necessary items and weekly trips are offered at no extra charge. During (From preceding page) the summer, Great Times Day Camp has an OPEN DOOR POLICY where parents may visit their children at any time.
Great Times Day Camp has begun holding individual tours and as camp has SOLD OUT each spring for the past 39 years, if you would like your child to be a part of the legacy of excitement and fun, call early for a copy of the brochure package!
(Conveniently located just minutes from the Old Berlin Circle, Rt. 73 and Rt. 30)
JCC CAMPS AT MEDFORD
The JCC Camps at Medford, an award-winning, ACA accredited summer day camp, is proud to be celebrating 75 years of providing children ages 3-14 with the ultimate summer experience in South Jersey. Each camp day is woven with Jewish culture, traditions, values and spirit, and campers become more self-confident, self-reliant and self-sufficient while building lifelong friendships. Our facilities feature age-appropriate pools, sports fields and art areas designed for every child. Campers are grouped with their peers and supervised by experienced staff. Our 2017 camp season runs June 26 through August 18, and be sure to visit us at one of our Spring Open Houses; Sunday, March 19, 11am-2pm and Sunday, April 9 from 11am- 2pm.