Voice Camp Guide 2017
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
856-424-4444 x 1243
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.
ESF SUMMER CAMPS AT WILLIAM ALLEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
801 N Stanwick Road
Moorestown, NJ 08057
After 18 years in Moorestown, ESF is relocating its premier collection of day camps and specialty programs in science, the arts, technology and business to William Allen Middle School (WAMS). The WAMS buildings total over 125,000 sq. ft. and includes 50 air-conditioned classrooms and sporting facilities for basketball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, softball, football and more. New this year is a custom-built, state-of-the-art, 4-lane, 32'x60' ft. outdoor pool; Tennis Camp; and the Junior Business Academy, powered by the Jack Welch Management Institute. Summer camp is for children ages 3-15 with one to eight week options and runs June 26 - August 18, 2017.
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.
TALL PINES DAY CAMP
Tall Pines opened in 1996 and has been filled to capacity every year. Campers have had such a good time it has a history of filling fast. Those lucky enough to snag a spot will be picked-up and dropped-off at their doors in air-conditioned vehicles ranging from the Jersey Shore to Center City Philadelphia. The campers love that there are twelve different choices for lunch and our facility is nut free.
Children may attend from three to eight weeks .Campers are grouped by age and gender. Junior Camp, ages 3 – 6, are placed in small groups and led through pre-set activities. There is also a half-day program for 3- 4 year olds. Middle Campers, 7- 9, and Senior Campers, 10-12, participate in electives in addition to their regular schedule. Our Counselor-In-Training (CIT/LIT) Program, ages 13-14, have the best of both worlds, since they get to be campers half the day and train for staff positions the other half. They also go on weekly trips to places like Great Adventure and Dorney Park. As an option, the CIT/LITs can go on a weekend getaway. Upon graduation, CIT/LITs can become staffers after finishing ninth grade.
Activities run the gamut from sports, crafts, and our favorite Gaga! Our 66 acres includes: 35,000 sq. ft. of indoor air-conditioned space. As well as climbing tower and ropes course, 800’ dual zip line, pedal karts, gymnastics, driving range, horseback riding, 8,500 sq. ft. of pools, soccer and softball fields, hockey, basketball, tennis courts. We provide a variety of creative crafts, performing arts as well as horseback riding. Tall Pines is accredited by the ACA and is state certified.
Please call (856) 262-3900 or visit our website: www.tallpinesdaycamp.com. Open houses dates: Saturdays - 3/18, 4/22 & 5/20 from 12 to 3 PM.